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Poet Maurice Manning will give reading at Transylvania April 1 at 7:30 p.m. 3/15/13
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Poet Maurice Manning will read from a collection of his work, including his upcoming book “The Gone and the Going Away,” Monday, April 1, at 7:30 p.m. in Carrick Theater in...[more]
Transylvania adds neuroscience major 3/7/13
Psychology professor and neuroscience program director Meg Upchurch. LEXINGTON, Ky.—Transylvania University will offer a neuroscience major beginning this fall. Students w...[more]
Transylvania University’s commitment to sustainability saves energy and over $60 thousand during winter break 3/4/13
LEXINGTON, Ky.—For the second year in a row, Transylvania tallied significant energy savings during the university's winter break by implementing a campus-wide shutdown plan. While students, faculty, ...[more]
Transylvania breaks ground for state-of-the-art athletics complex 3/2/13
Junior Abby Felthaus was one of several to participate in the groundbreaking. LEXINGTON, Ky.—Transylvania University broke ground today for a new athletics complex at 555 West...[more]


Filmmaker discusses documentary, "The Negro Baseball League: An American Legacy," Tuesday, Feb. 26; free and open to the public 2/24/13
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Wear your favorite baseball jersey and join the Transylvania University community for a night of concession refreshments and baseball history as filmmaker Byron Motley discusses his...[more]
Morlan Gallery’s “Divine” exhibition opens Monday, Feb. 25, welcomes guest curator 2/24/13
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Opening Monday, Feb. 25, and running through Friday, March 22, at Transylvania University’s Morlan Gallery is “Divine Hybrids: Syncretic Visions of Sexuality and the Sacred....[more]
Transylvania speech and debate team excels at Kentucky Forensics Association State Championship 2/19/13
LEXINGTON, Ky.— The Transylvania speech and debate team excelled at the 2013 Kentucky Forensic Association State Tournament on Saturday, winning small school debate sweepstakes, and small school indiv...[more]
President of American Philosophical Association to give Transylvania’s 2013 Rick O’Neil Philosophy Lecture 2/18/13
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Linda Martín Alcoff, president of the American Philosophical Association, professor and author, will deliver the 2013 Rick O'Neil lecture, "Social Identities and the Questio...[more]
Paul Finkelman, national expert in American legal history and constitutional history, to give John Marshall Harlan lecture March 5, at 7:30 p.m.; free and open to the public 2/14/13
LEXINGTON, Ky.—American legal history and constitutional law expert Paul Finkelman will give the winter 2013 John Marshall Harlan Lecture at Transylvania University on March 5, at 7:30 p.m. in the Wil...[more]
Transylvania University Local Food Fair Friday, Feb. 15; free and open to the public 2/12/13
LEXINGTON, Ky.—The Lexington community is invited to stop by Transylvania University's second annual Local Food Fair Friday, Feb. 15, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in the Clive M. Beck Athletic Center, at the c...[more]