The Newsroom

May

Poet Nikky Finney to receive honorary degree from Transylvania University 5/10/13
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Transylvania University will award the honorary degree of Doctor of Humane Letters to poet Nikky Finney at the May 25 commencement ceremony on the front steps of historic Old Morrison....[more]
Transylvania professor consulted for article in The New Yorker 5/9/13
LEXINGTON, Ky.—In the May 6, 2013, issue of The New Yorker magazine, author Douglas Preston writes about the use of a new technology called lidar (light detection and ranging) that allows aerial mappi...[more]
Transylvania University offers a variety of summer courses 5/7/13
LEXINGTON, Ky., - Central Kentucky residents are invited to enroll in a summer term class at Transylvania to fulfill an academic degree requirement for another university or simply to pursue a subject area ...[more]
Transylvania alums honored by Fayette County Bar Association 5/6/13
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Three Transylvania University alumni, Mindy Barfield ’85, Carl Frazier ‘04 and Palmer Gene Vance II ’87, were recognized May 1 by the Fayette County (Ky.) Bar...[more]
Collins book tells stories from human side of our national pastime 5/2/13
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Baseball players in America have come to evoke visions of gods with enormous athletic abilities and even higher salaries, heroes in a sport that draws tens of millions of fans each year...[more]
Transylvania University named Gold Level Fit-Friendly Company by the American Heart Association 5/1/13
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Transylvania University has been named a Fit-Friendly Company at the Gold Level by the American Heart Association, which recognizes workplaces that champion the health of employees. ...[more]

April

Tickets on sale for Transylvania’s production of “Pippin” 4/30/13
LEXINGTON, Ky. - Tickets for Transylvania's production of the Broadway musical "Pippin" are now on sale. Tickets can be purchased at the Mitchell Fine Arts Center box office (beside Carrick ...[more]
Actor Steve Zahn to deliver Transylvania University’s commencement address on Saturday, May 25, at 9:30 a.m. 4/26/13
LEXINGTON Ky.–Actor Steve Zahn will deliver Transylvania University’s commencement address on Saturday, May 25, at 9:30 a.m. on the steps of historic Old Morrison....[more]
World Voices series presents an evening of Indian music and dance May 1 at 7:30 p.m.; open to the public 4/25/13
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Transylvania University’s World Voices program presents an evening of Indian music and dance, featuring Lakshmi Sriraman, on Wednesday, May 1, at 7:30 p.m. in Old Morrison chapel....[more]
Transylvania's Shakesweek includes two free public performances April 25 and 26 4/19/13
Cast of Cincinnati Shakespeare Company's "Macbeth" LEXINGTON, Ky.—Several Transylvania University student groups are partnering for Shakesweek, a three-day festival ...[more]