The Newsroom

September

Transylvania takes lesson from community book project; bakes cookies with local ingredients, including squash from the Transylvania Community Garden, for incoming students 9/9/09
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Although it’s only the second day of fall term, all first-year and transfer students received their first assignment weeks ago—to read Barbara Kingsolver’s highly...[more]
Transylvania senior Jessica Williams spends five weeks at mathematics program for college women 9/3/09
Williams poses with Einstein at the National Academy of Sciences, in Washington, D.C. LEXINGTON, Ky.—Transylvania University senior Jessica Willia...[more]
Transylvania's Morlan Gallery collaborates with UK's Tuska Center for Contemporary Art for exhibit of ceramic sculpture 9/2/09
I Almost Had It, I Just Needed Another Inch, Kira Campbell LEXINGTON, Ky.—Figuration to Fragmentation: The Human Form in Contemporary Ceramic Sculpture,...[more]

August

Transylvania student makes sweet music as part of country duo 8/24/09
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Transylvania University senior Andrea Warner, a business administration major, has had a busy summer performing on stages in Kentucky, Wisconsin and New York with Alyson Burke, the other...[more]
Transylvania student spends summer researching autism at Stanford University 8/13/09
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Transylvania University senior Joshua Schwartz is spending his summer in California, but he is not lounging on the beach—Schwartz is helping conduct cutting edge research on autism...[more]
Transylvania’s Thomson Hall is first residence hall in Kentucky to receive ENERGY STAR certification for energy efficiency: Part of the university’s ‘Crimson Goes Green’ initiative 8/6/09
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Transylvania University’s Thomson Hall is the first residence hall in Kentucky to earn the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) prestigious ENERGY STAR certi...[more]
Moorman and McEuen recognized with Bingham Awards for Excellence in Teaching 8/5/09
LEXINGTON, Ky.—The outstanding teaching of Transylvania University computer science professor Kenny Moorman and history professor Melissa McEuen has been recognized with a Bingham Award for Excellence...[more]

July

Transylvania ranked as one of nation’s best colleges by The Princeton Review 7/28/09
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Transylvania University is listed in The Princeton Review’s The Best 371 Colleges, a ranking that includes the top 15 percent of America’s 2,500 four-year colleges. “We...[more]
Seventeen professors from across the country will participate in Transylvania’s fourth annual seminar on liberal education 7/23/09
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Transylvania University, an early leader in liberal arts education, will host the fourth annual faculty seminar titled Twenty-first Century Liberal Education: A Contested Concept, July...[more]
Transylvania announces molecular biologist and geneticist Sean B. Carroll as fall Kenan Lecture speaker 7/21/09
LEXINGTON, Ky.—“Remarkable Creatures: Epic Adventures in the Search for the Origins of Species” will be Sean B. Carroll’s topic when he presents Transylvania University’s Kenan...[more]