The Newsroom


Is time travel possible in the 21st century? 2/14/14
LEXINGTON, Ky.—When physicist Ronald Mallett was 10 years old, his father died of a heart attack. Within a year, inspired by a comic book based on “The Time Machine” by H.G. Wells, Mallett...[more]
Renowned playwright and storyteller “Breakin’ Hearts” at Transylvania 2/13/14
LEXINGTON, Ky.―According to author, playwright and storyteller Kevin Kling, “There's the trip you plan and then there's the trip you take. Our stories told and retold define who we are, where we...[more]
Water policy and laws are “no match for Mother Nature” 2/13/14
LEXINGTON, Ky.—In many regions of the United States, including Kentucky, water is endangered or in short supply. As the recent chemical spill in Charleston, W. Va., has shown us, what happens up river...[more]
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]