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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]
Silas House gives public reading at Transylvania University 10/15/14
LEXINGTON Ky.—Nationally bestselling author Silas House gave a free public reading of his works on Oct. 21 in Transylvania University’s Carrick Theater. An Eastern Kentucky native, House in h...[more]
Transylvania's Morlan Gallery to celebrate rural life in photos 10/13/14
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Transylvania University’s Morlan Gallery this fall will present “Rural Women: Photographs by Maxine Payne,” a powerful collection of 20 silver gelatin portraits with ...[more]
Transylvania, Lexington Forum to host mayoral debate Wednesday 10/6/14
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Transylvania University students will get a first-hand look at the democratic process during a campus mayoral debate co-hosted by the Lexington Forum at 7 p.m. Wednesday in Carrick ...[more]


CAN-DO founder to present Kenan Lecture at Transylvania 9/23/14
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Eric Klein, whose group tackles some of the world’s most critical problems, will give the William R. Kenan Jr. Lecture on Oct. 1 at 7:30 p.m. in Transylvania University’s Ha...[more]
Transylvania places high in U.S. News & World Report value ranking 9/9/14
LEXINGTON Ky.—Transylvania University recently received more recognition for offering students one of the best values in the nation. The school placed high in the U.S. News & World Report’...[more]
Transylvania University enters new era with groundbreaking 9/5/14
LEXINGTON, Ky.—The Transylvania University community celebrated the construction of a new residence hall during a noontime groundbreaking ceremony on Sept. 5. The event signaled the beginning of a tot...[more]
Transylvania professors to go global with tattoo project 9/3/14
LEXINGTON, Ky.—If you considered the Lexington Tattoo Project sort of a mom and pop endeavor, think of it now as World Wide Inc. (Make that Ink.) Transylvania University professors Kremena Todorova ...[more]


Helping Transylvania’s first-year students adjust to college benefits juniors, seniors 8/28/14
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Transylvania University’s innovative August term not only helps recent high school grads transition to college, but it’s also a valuable experience for the upper-class stude...[more]
Transylvania graduate receives top national leadership honor 8/19/14
LEXINGTON, Ky. — The national leadership society Omicron Delta Kappa has recognized recent Transylvania University graduate Raisa Tikhtman as a Leader of the Year in the area of campus or community se...[more]