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The soon-to-be Carpenter Academic Center
Transylvania breaks ground on $4.5 million Carpenter Academic Center 5/22/17
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Transylvania University broke ground on its $4.5 million renovation of the iconic Haupt Humanities Building at a ceremony on Friday, May 26. ...[more]
Bill Farmer
Pioneering United Way leader to deliver Transylvania commencement address 5/16/17
LEXINGTON, Ky.— Bill Farmer, president and CEO of United Way of the Bluegrass, will deliver Transylvania University’s commencement address on Saturday, May 27, as the 237-year-old institution celebrates its...[more]
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Project SEE Theatre continues professional residency at Transy with “Marie Antoinette” 5/10/17
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Project SEE Theatre will present playwright David Adjmi’s satire, “Marie Antoinette,” in Transylvania University’s Little Theater for five performances from May 17–21. ...[more]


Transylvania to host 2019 NCAA DIII Men’s Golf Championship 4/19/17
LEXINGTON, Ky.—The NCAA on Tuesday announced Transylvania University will host the Division III Men's Golf Championship in 2019 at the Keene Trace Golf Club in nearby Nicholasville. The four-round event...[more]
Two Transylvania alumni win Fulbright Teaching Assistantships 4/13/17
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Transylvania University alumni Chase Coleman ’16 and Jessica Obi ’13 have been awarded grants to serve as Fulbright English Teaching Assistants for 2017-18. ...[more]
Transylvania named best Kentucky college for alumni job placement rates 4/7/17
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Transylvania University ranks first among Kentucky colleges for landing a job after graduation. ...[more]
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Transylvania senior thesis exhibition opens Friday 4/3/17
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Transylvania University’s senior thesis exhibition, In Case You Missed It (or #ICYMI), will open Friday with a reception and art talks. ...[more]
TransyPods: Interview with Dr. Avery Tomkins 4/1/17
Griffin Cobb chats with Bingham Diversity Scholar, Dr. Avery Tompkins about his research on gender and how it relates to issues at TU. Listen on Soundcloud[more]


TransyPods: Interview with Dr. Gregory Partain 3/11/17
Tristan Reynolds '19 talks "piano-side" with Transylvania University music professor, pianist-composer Dr. Gregory Partain. Listen on Soundcloud[more]
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Lexington author wins Transylvania's Judy Gaines Young Book Award 3/7/17
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Local author Crystal Wilkinson has won Transylvania University’s 2017 Judy Gaines Young Book Award for her novel, "The Birds of Opulence." ...[more]