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September

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Author of ‘1,000 Books to Read Before You Die’ to speak at Transylvania on Oct. 18 9/20/18
LEXINGTON, Ky.—James Mustich, a veteran bookseller and author of “1,000 Books to Read Before You Die: A Life-Changing List,” will visit Transylvania University on Thursday, Oct. 18, for a free, public...[more]
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Popular podcaster to launch Transylvania’s Creative Intelligence Series on Oct. 8 9/19/18
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Internet sensation Dylan Marron will kick off Transylvania University’s Creative Intelligence Series 2018-19 on Monday, Oct. 8, by discussing his take on civility. ...[more]
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Join Transylvania’s community discussion on Democracy and the Informed Citizen on Oct. 16 9/18/18
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Transylvania University on Tuesday, Oct. 16, will host Democracy and the Informed Citizen—a community discussion presented by Kentucky Humanities about the importance of journalism in...[more]
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Transylvania launches new study abroad summer course in Ireland open to all college students 9/17/18
LEXINGTON, Ky.—College students are invited to join Transylvania University and the Burren College of Art for a new, three-week summer program that will immerse them in Ireland’s rich tradition of art and...[more]
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Transylvania professor’s ‘Elkhorn’ book wins Thomas D. Clark Medallion 9/13/18
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Richard Taylor, Transylvania University’s Kenan Visiting Writer and a former Kentucky poet laureate, has received the Thomas D. Clark Medallion for his new book, "Elkhorn: Evolution of a...[more]
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Transylvania climbs 11 spots in U.S. News & World Report national ranking 9/10/18
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Transylvania University moved up 11 places this year in the U.S. News Best Colleges rankings released today. ...[more]
Considering Matthew Shepard production
Grammy-winning Conspirare to perform 'Considering Matthew Shepard' at Transylvania 9/7/18
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Transylvania University and the Dorothy J. and Fred K. Smith Concert Series will present Grammy award-winning Conspirare in a performance of “Considering Matthew Shepard” on Tuesday, Oct. 9,...[more]
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Transylvania’s Morlan Gallery season opens with ‘Lake Effect’ exhibition 9/5/18
LEXINGTON, Ky.⎯Transylvania University’s Morlan Gallery will open its 2018-19 season with "Lake Effect,” an exhibition that has strong ties to the Windy City. ...[more]

August

Tosha Fowler
New program director leads Transylvania Theater’s 2018-19 season 8/31/18
LEXINGTON, Ky.– Transylvania University’s 2018-19 theater season will feature four productions—from the contemporary to Shakespeare—under the leadership of Tosha Fowler, the new Lucille C. Little Chair of...[more]
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Renowned guests to discuss civility in Transylvania’s Creative Intelligence Series 8/30/18
LEXINGTON, Ky.—A focus on civility—what it is and how we understand it—plays a leading role in Transylvania University’s Creative Intelligence Series 2018-2019, which includes a variety of speakers and...[more]