The Newsroom


Free film screening seeks to introduce Transylvania to new friends 7/2/14
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Members of Transylvania University’s Board of Regents are inviting Lexington residents and others in the central Kentucky area to view a brief film about Transylvania’s deep...[more]
Transylvania professor named music director of the Central Kentucky Concert Band 7/1/14
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Let’s just call it an encore performance. Ben Hawkins, Transylvania University professor of music, was recently named music director of the Central Kentucky Concert Band. Hawki...[more]


Tattoo project honored by Americans for the Arts 6/30/14
LEXINGTON, Ky.—The Lexington Tattoo Project, the acclaimed multimedia community art project imagined by Transylvania art professor Kurt Gohde and English professor Kremena Todorova, received more nati...[more]
Researchers study stress, parenting on the fly 6/27/14
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Transylvania biology professor Becky Fox palmed baby sparrows from a nest on the side of an old barn. As she weighed the chicks on a digital scale, the parents probably weren’t...[more]
Transylvania mourns death of student participating in summer academic camp 6/24/14
LEXINGTON, KY.—The Fayette County Coroner’s office has confirmed this morning that a 13-year-old student attending an academic camp at Transylvania University has died. The student lost consciou...[more]
Anderson appointed to community volunteerism commission 6/20/14
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Karen Anderson, coordinator of community service and civic engagement at Transylvania University, has been appointed to the Kentucky Commission on Community Volunteerism and Service by ...[more]
Transylvania hosting annual Patriotic Concert July 3 6/19/14
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Keeping a  longstanding, locally-beloved tradition alive, Transylvania University will again host the annual Patriotic Concert on the Old Morrison lawn Thursday, July 3, at 8 p.m. ...[more]
Transylvania graduate wins national sustainability contest 6/19/14
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Browning Smith, a 2014 graduate of Transylvania University from Russellville, Ky., has won a national sustainability contest sponsored by dining service provider Sodexo. As part of his ...[more]
Tickets still available for Kentucky-Indiana All-Star Classic June 13 6/6/14
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Tickets are still available for the Kentucky Lions All-Star Classic Friday, June 13, in the Clive M. Beck Center at Transylvania University. They can be purchased ahead of game day at w...[more]


High school students gather at Transylvania to study Henry Clay’s legacy 5/29/14
LEXINGTON, Ky. — The Henry Clay Center for Statesmanship, a partnership of Transylvania University and the University of Kentucky, is preparing to convene high school students from across the United S...[more]