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Writer, activist and prominent cultural critic Todd Gitlin will give a public lecture at Transylvania Thursday, Feb. 12, at 7:30 p.m. 1/21/09
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Todd Gitlin, well-known political writer, novelist, cultural commentator and professor at Columbia University, will speak at Transylvania Thursday, Feb. 12, at 7:30 p.m. in the William T...[more]
Transylvania joins nation in celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. holiday as Day of Service; special public program on January 22 1/16/09
LEXINGTON, Ky.—On Monday, January 19, Transylvania students, faculty and staff will celebrate the 2009 Martin Luther King Jr. holiday as a Day of Service by joining members of the Lexington community...[more]
Morlan Gallery’s Mi Did Deh Deh, an exhibit examining Jamaican identity, runs through February 27; gallery talk is Wednesday, Jan. 21 1/13/09
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. Morlan Gallery’s first...[more]
Prominent Biblical scholar and best-selling author John Dominic Crossan to speak at Transylvania Wednesday, Feb. 4 at 7:30 p.m.; free and open to the public 1/13/09
LEXINGTON, Ky.—John Dominic Crossan, noted author and expert on issues of privilege, oppression and social inequality, will speak at Transylvania University’s Haggin Auditorium Wednesday, Feb. 4,...[more]
Transylvania University invites high school juniors and seniors to Winter Visit Day 1/2/09
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Transylvania University will host a visit day for high school seniors and their families Saturday, January 31, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Clive M. Beck Athletic Center. The Win...[more]


Transylvania University publications receive awards in three categories of annual CASE competition 12/19/08
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Transylvania University received awards in three categories of the annual competition sponsored by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education-Kentucky. The awards were...[more]
Transylvania alums receive Fulbright honors 12/19/08
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Three Transylvania alums were recent recipients of Fulbright program awards and honors to further their educational and professional pursuits....[more]
Transy student plays unique role at U.N. climate talks in Poland; youth delegation challenges leaders 12/19/08
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Transylvania senior Marcie Smith, of Richmond, has been playing a particularly unique role at the U.N. Climate Change negotiations in Poznan, Poland. The two-week conference is wrapping...[more]
Transylvania’s Empty Bowls Project overwhelming success; bowls sold out in four hours, more than $6,600 raised for charity 12/3/08
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Evidence of the country’s economic downturn could not be found at Transylvania University’s Morlan Gallery Wednesday, as the 2008 Empty Bowls Project opened its doors to a...[more]
Transylvania senior represents U.S. at U.N. Climate Change Conference in Poland 12/3/08
LEXINGTON, Ky.—It began as a personal quest to lessen her impact on a changing environment. Now, Marcie Smith is on a global journey to challenge others to do the same—and then some. Next stop on...[more]