The Newsroom

October

Kentucky author and activist Wendell Berry to give poetry reading at Transylvania on Thursday, Oct. 30 at 8 p.m. 10/13/08
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Wendell Berry, Kentucky native, environmental activist and author of more than 40 books, will read from his recent poetry at Transylvania Thursday, Oct. 30, at 8 p.m. in the William T. ...[more]
“Death’s Showcase” runs through Nov. 21 at Transylvania’s Morlan Gallery; coffins featured 10/13/08
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Ten artists have created fantastic coffins that reside between the enigma of life and the mystery of death for “Death’s Showcase,” which opens Wednesday, Oct 22, in Tr...[more]
Asia expert Orville Schell to deliver Transylvania’s Kenan Lecture, Wednesday, Oct. 15, at 7:30 p.m.; free and open to the public 10/9/08
LEXINGTON, KY.—Orville Schell, director of Asia Society’s Center on U.S.-China Relations and former dean of the graduate school of journalism at the University of California—Berkeley, will...[more]
Leading social critic and noted author Michael Bérubé will speak at Transylvania Tuesday, Oct. 28, at 7:30 p.m. 10/8/08
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Michael Bérubé, named one of the 101 Most Dangerous Academics in America by conservative commentator David Horowitz, will speak at Transylvania Tuesday, Oct. 28, at 7:30 p...[more]
Transylvania dedicated Thomson Residence Hall 10/3/08
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Transylvania dedicated its new $5.5 million residence hall Saturday, October 4, at 10:30 a.m. in an outdoor ceremony in front of the building. The 28,000 square-foot facility features 31...[more]

September

"Forces of Habit: Why we make war on some drugs but not others" 9/27/08
LEXINGTON, Ky.—David Courtwright, John A. Delaney presidential professor at the University of Northern Florida, will give a lecture titled “Forces of Habit: Why we make war on some drugs but not...[more]
Tami Tango Trio brings traditional Buenos Aires music to Transylvania, September 26 9/26/08
LEXINGTON, Ky.—On Friday, September 26, The World Voices Series at Transylvania University presents the Tami Tango Trio from Buenos Aires, for a night of tango.  The concert will take place in...[more]
Transylvania's fall convocation speaker, David Walton, presents "A Purpose Driven Life" 9/12/08
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Doctor, humanitarian and global health expert David Walton presented, “Living a Purpose Driven Life,” in Transylvania’s Haggin Auditorium on Sunday, September 14, at 7...[more]
Pieces from Transylvania’s extensive collection featured in first Morlan Gallery exhibit of 2008-09 season; runs through October 10 9/12/08
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Transylvania’s Morlan Gallery opened its 2008-09 season September 12 with an exhibition featuring the finest of Transylvania University’s own collection. The exhibition run...[more]

August

Lauren Strohmeier '08, to pursue a master's in global politics at the London School of Economics and Political Science. 8/25/08
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Lauren Strohmeier ‘08, a political science major and history minor from Owenton, Ky., will pursue a master’s degree in global politics at the London School of Economics and...[more]