The Newsroom


Transylvania University hosts encore presentation of LUNAFEST film festival 10/29/13
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Nine short films by, for and about women. An opportunity to celebrate the courage and resiliency of women, as well as the talent, insightfulness and sense of humor of the filmmakers. ...[more]
Transylvania University offers public screening of film about civil rights activist Anne Braden 10/28/13
LEXINGTON, Ky.—In 1954, Anne Braden, a white Louisville journalist from an established family, helped an African American couple purchase a home in a white suburb. Soon thereafter she was charged with...[more]
Transylvania’s Moosnick Lecture features Amy-Jill Levine, noted Jewish scholar of the New Testament 10/23/13
LEXINGTON, Ky.—One does not expect to find a Yankee Jewish scholar teaching the New Testament in the Bible Belt. But that is exactly what Amy-Jill Levine does. The decidedly unorthodox scholar will ...[more]
Transylvania’s Creative Intelligence Series offers community members a free glimpse into a liberal arts education 10/18/13
Central Kentucky residents looking for an affordable way to continue their educations might find the Transylvania University campus a great place to start. Throughout the academic year, the university&rsq...[more]
Transylvania named a 2014 Best Private College by Kiplinger’s Personal Finance 10/17/13
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Transylvania University has once again been cited as one of the country’s best values among private colleges, according to a list published by Kiplinger’s Personal Finance m...[more]
Community invited to help Transylvania live up to its name this Halloween 10/11/13
LEXINGTON Ky.—What better place for a spooky jack-o’-lantern extravaganza than Transylvania? This year, Fayette County elementary school classes are invited to participate in the university&rs...[more]
Transylvania’s newest art exhibition connects Lexington’s vibrant gay history and current LGBTQ* community 10/10/13
LEXINGTON, Ky.—“I’ll Be Your Mirror,” Morlan Gallery’s exhibition opening Oct. 25, reveals Lexington’s historically rich, vibrant and fairly secretive gay culture. Refere...[more]
Transylvania welcomes British archaeologist for talk about our love of music 10/8/13
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Why do people in all cultures sing or play instruments? And why do humans have a special capacity to make and enjoy music? Steven Mithen, professor of early prehistory and pro-vice-c...[more]
Opening ceremonies for Transylvania’s new athletics field Oct. 19 10/7/13
LEXINGTON Ky.—Transylvania University has transformed the site of an old tobacco warehouse into a $10 million athletics facility that will benefit not only the school but also the entire community. ...[more]


Michele Norris comes to Transylvania to discuss her memoir, “The Grace of Silence” 9/30/13
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Michele Norris, award-winning journalist and host and special correspondent for National Public Radio, will speak at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 8 in Transylvania’s Haggin Auditorium  as ...[more]