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Transylvania adopts test-optional admissions policy 1/15/15
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Beginning with the fall 2016 admissions cycle, students will no longer be required to submit ACT or SAT scores when applying to Transylvania University. Transylvania becomes the first...[more]
Silas House names winner of Transylvania’s inaugural Young literary award 1/8/15
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Author Silas House selected a fast-paced Kentucky mystery as the inaugural winner of Transylvania University’s Judy Gaines Young Book Award, which honors a work from the Ap...[more]
Robert F. Kennedy Jr. to discuss Green Capitalism at Transylvania 1/7/15
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Environmental lawyer and activist Robert F. Kennedy Jr. will talk about Green Capitalism on Wednesday, Jan. 14, at 7:30 p.m. in Transylvania's Haggin Auditorium. The free event is part ...[more]


Hoops for a cause at Transylvania on Wednesday 12/2/14
LEXINGTON, Ky. –Basketball will not be the only focus of the night Wednesday, as the 20th ranked Transylvania University women’s basketball team hosts Mount St. Joseph University at the Clive M....[more]


Transylvania University receives $2 million gift 11/20/14
  Alvin R. “Pete” Carpenter LEXINGTON, Ky.—One of the most prominent buildings on the campus of Transylvania University is set to receive a major facelift tha...[more]
Renowned equestrian teaches at Transylvania training facility 11/17/14
MIDWAY, Ky.—Transylvania University’s equestrian team learned from one of eventing’s most celebrated riders on Nov. 22 and 23. Six-time Olympian Mary King—once ranked first in th...[more]
Transylvania to host Trans* Week of Awareness and Remembrance activities 11/14/14
LEXINGTON, Ky.—The Transylvania University community will mark Trans* Week of Awareness and Remembrance with a variety of consciousness raising events on and off campus Nov. 18-21. The week&rsquo...[more]
'Carmina Burana' to include Transylvania University Choir 11/10/14
LEXINGTON, Ky.— Members of the Transylvania University Choir will join the Lexington Philharmonic and singers from other area colleges for a massive production of Carl Orff’s “Carmina Bur...[more]
Biodiversity grant to fund Transylvania University student research 11/6/14
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Part of a $1.9 million National Science Foundation grant will pay for Transylvania University students to investigate microbial diversity over summer breaks at Indiana University. T...[more]


Transylvania University celebrates frightfully large PumpkinMania 10/16/14
LEXINGTON Ky.—Transylvania University is really “pumping” up for this Halloween. Hundreds of jack-o’-lanterns have made for a spooky big PumpkinMania display on the steps of histor...[more]