The Newsroom


Transylvania University expands its commitment to international students 1/15/14
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Reflecting its commitment to attracting international students and helping them succeed after they arrive on campus, Transylvania University has hired Serenity Wright as a full-time int...[more]
MLK Day a holiday, but not a day of rest 1/13/14
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Martin Luther King Jr. Day is more than just time off work or school. It’s a call to service, and Transylvania University is answering it. The school and its students will engag...[more]
Transylvania music students start new year with plentiful performances 1/10/14
LEXINGTON, Ky.—January’s “Polar Vortex” hasn’t slowed Transylvania’s vocal and instrumental performers one note. Rather, they have doubled their Honor’s Recitals pe...[more]
Two community leaders talk about what really matters to them 1/8/14
LEXINGTON, Ky.—A discussion series similar to ones adopted by the University of Southern California, Stanford and Harvard has recently become popular on the campus of Transylvania University. Created ...[more]
Pianist presents concert with an educational twist 1/7/14
LEXINGTON, Ky.―Pianist Mark Valenti will visit Transylvania University Jan. 14 for an event billed as part concert and part music appreciation class. “The Art of Creative Listening” is aim...[more]


Transylvania student heads to Denmark to study issues surrounding sex trafficking 12/22/13
  LEXINGTON, Ky.—Prostitution and sex trafficking might not be topics we expect to be the focus of a bright young college student. But Bria Parker ’15 is heading to Denmark to learn about...[more]
Transylvania coaches choose to celebrate holidays with local schoolchildren 12/19/13
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Co-workers often get together this time of year for libations and secret Santa gifts. But members of the Transylvania University athletics program decided to do something different. A...[more]
Transylvania University gallery exhibition displays trashy art 12/17/13
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Over a thousand yards of tattered garden hose, two years of dusty lint, hundreds of water bottles and dozens of old laundry detergent bottles will litter Transylvania University’s...[more]
Ben Sollee to perform at Transylvania Feb. 15 12/13/13
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Planning a special Valentine’s weekend with your significant other? Don’t miss this opportunity to share the joy of a local performance by international music star and Lexin...[more]
Transylvania students shine at annual Yale institute for bioethics 12/10/13
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Should humans use animals to grow new ears? Should we attempt to revive extinct species like the passenger pigeon or the wooly mammoth? How shall we care for our aging human population?...[more]