The Newsroom


Transy basketball teams make history 2/25/09
LEXINGTON, Ky.—For the first time since the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference began holding post-season basketball tournaments, the same school—Transylvania—will serve as host for both the men's and...[more]
"Mi Did Deh Deh," an exhibit examining Jamaican identity, part of Friday’s Lexington Gallery Hop 2/18/09
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Young artists Ebony G. Patterson and Oneika Russell bring fresh insight to their Jamaican culture by examining notions of identity in Mi Did Deh Deh currently on exhibit in Transylvania's...[more]
Noted presidential historian delivers Kenan Lecture on Abraham Lincoln 2/17/09
LEXINGTON, Ky—Presidential historian Richard Norton Smith extolled the moral vision and political accomplishments of Abraham Lincoln in his Kenan Lecture presentation in Haggin Auditorium at Transylvania...[more]
Transylvania University Theater presents 17th century French comedy Tartuffe," Feb. 19-28 2/13/09
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Moliere’s 1667 comic masterpiece, Tartuffe, opens Thursday, Feb. 19 at 7:30 p.m. in Transylvania University’s Lucille C. Little Theater. Is Tartuffe a man of the cloth or a master of deceit?...[more]
Transylvania University celebrates Darwin's 200th birthday 2/12/09
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Today at 4 p.m. Transylvania University is marking the 200th anniversary of the birth of biologist Charles Darwin with a campus-wide celebration, including a birthday cake and a group d...[more]
Transylvania closely linked to Lincoln 2/9/09
LEXINGTON, Ky.—As the nation celebrates the bicentennial of Abraham Lincoln’s February 12, 1809, birth in Hardin County, Ky., the many connections between Transylvania University and the 16th Pr...[more]
Noted presidential historian to deliver Transy’s Kenan Lecture, “Our Lincoln,” Monday, Feb. 16, 7:30 p.m.; free and open to the public 2/5/09
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Richard Norton Smith, presidential historian and scholar in residence at George Mason University, where he teaches on the American presidency, will deliver Transylvania’s winter...[more]


Transylvania's admissions and scholarship deadline extended to February 9 1/29/09
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Due to the inclement weather, school cancelations and power outages across Kentucky, we have extended our February 1 regular admission deadline to Monday, February 9. This new dead...[more]
Transylvania receives $2.9 million gift from 1937 graduate; second largest estate gift in school’s history 1/29/09
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Transylvania University has received a $2.9 million bequest from the estate of Margaret J. Lewis. This is the second largest estate gift in Transylvania’s history. The late Mrs....[more]
“An Evening at the Cabaret: When I Was a Kid” opens at Transylvania Saturday, Jan. 30, for a two-night run 1/26/09
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Transylvania University’s vocal ensembles will present “An Evening at the Cabaret: When I Was a Kid,” on Friday and Saturday, Jan. 30 and 31, at 7:30 p.m. in Carrick...[more]