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Your perch or mine? Transylvania professor asks what makes cockatiels fall in love 2/12/14
LEXINGTON, Ky.—This matchmaking service is for the birds. Transylvania University biology professor Becky Fox came up with a sort of "eHarmony for parrots" when she discovered how cockatie...[more]
Transylvania accounting students offer free tax service to those with incomes of $52,000 or less 2/7/14
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Transylvania University accounting students will assist taxpayers with an income of $52,000 or less in the preparation of Internal Revenue Service income tax forms 1040, 1040A, 1040EZ a...[more]
Two sides of a burning issue: Transylvania to host Conversation on Coal in Kentucky 2/6/14
  Bill Bissett Mary Cromer LEXINGTON, Ky.—Kentucky has a complex—and sometimes contentious—relationship with its official state minera...[more]
Transylvania sponsors forum on desegregation of athletics 2/4/14
NOTICE: This event has been POSTPONED due to inclement weather affecting travel schedules. Check back for a new date, possibly in April 2014. LEXINGTON, Ky.—One who helped make it happen; two who...[more]


The ink dries as Transylvania professors release book about The Lexington Tattoo Project 1/31/14
LEXINGTON, Ky.―It’s been a whirlwind two years for Transylvania University art professor Kurt Gohde and English professor Kremena Todorova, who conceived the wildly popular and nationally acclai...[more]
Gregory Turay to perform two pieces by Vaughan Williams 1/30/14
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Tenor Gregory Turay knows about journeys, not only in distances logged by frequent flyer miles but paths taken when one follows one’s heart. So it’s no surprise that the ...[more]
Transylvania to host Kentucky/Indiana All-Star Classic in June 1/30/14
LEXINGTON, Ky.—The intense basketball rivalry between Kentucky and Indiana will electrify downtown Lexington June 13 when the Kentucky/Indiana All-Star Classic comes to Transylvania University’s...[more]
Pat Deacon honored for her lifelong commitment to women’s sports 1/27/14
LEXINGTON, Ky.—When Pat Deacon was a student at the University of Kentucky in the 1950s, there were no intercollegiate sports programs for women, at least not as we know them today. Women who enjoyed ...[more]
Compelling entertainer Noah Griffin shares his journey of discovery 1/23/14
LEXINGTON, Ky.—How did a Civil War regiment of African American soldiers shape the America of today? The multifaceted Noah Griffin—singer, performer, historian, poet, TV and radio personality,...[more]
Eleanor Clift to visit Transylvania as Woodrow Wilson Fellow 1/17/14
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Author and political commentator Eleanor Clift will be a guest at Transylvania University during the week of January 27, visiting classes and holding discussions with students. On Tu...[more]