The Newsroom


Tobacco industry critic makes case for federal regulation of tobacco products 3/4/09
Jeffrey Wigand LEXINGTON, Ky.—Tobacco industry critic Jeffrey Wigand, speaking at Transylvania University on Tuesday, March 3, on the topic “Insider’s View of t...[more]
Verax named top player, Lane best coach in HCAC 3/4/09
Joey Verax LEXINGTON, Ky.—Transylvania's Joey Verax has been named 2008-09 Player of the Year and Brian Lane Coach of the Year by the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Confere...[more]
Transylvania men's and women's basketball teams win Heartland Conference tournaments, move on to NCAA Division III Championships 3/2/09
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Transylvania's men's basketball team spotted Franklin a 14-point lead Saturday, then roared back for a 76-72 win in the men's Heartland Conference basketball tournament final at the Beck...[more]


Nearly 50 Transylvania University students head to DC for youth energy summit; senior Marcie Smith is a featured keynote speaker 2/27/09
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Transylvania University senior Marcie Smith will be a featured keynote speaker at Power Shift '09 in Washington, D.C., Feb. 27- March 2. Smith and 47 other Transy students join 10,000...[more]
Tobacco industry ‘Insider’ Jeffrey Wigand to speak at Transylvania, Tuesday, March 3, at 7:30 p.m.; free and open to the public 2/27/09
LEXINGTON, KY.—Jeffrey Wigand, the real-life subject of the highly acclaimed film The Insider, will speak at Transylvania’s Haggin Auditorium on Tuesday, March 3, at 7:30 p.m. The lecture, &ldquo...[more]
Transylvania publications receive two Grand Awards at CASE competition 2/26/09
Transylvania publications staff. From left to right: Barbara Grinnell, William Bowden, Lori-Lyn Hurley, Martha Baker. LEXINGTON, Ky.—Two Transylvania University publications t...[more]
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]