The Newsroom

August

May 2008 graduate accepted into mathematics Ph.D. program at the University of Iowa 8/25/08
LEXINGTON, Ky.—May 2008 graduate, Chris Mooney, a mathematics major from Lexington, was accepted into the Ph.D. program in mathematics at the University of Iowa as a Presidential Graduate Fellow....[more]
Recent graduate Austin Price to study international development at the University of Pittsburgh 8/19/08
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Austin Price completed a double major in French and anthropology, along with a minor in business administration, in May, and will enter the master’s degree program in the Graduate...[more]
Recent graduate Sarah Harcourt accepted to Harvard University graduate program 8/12/08
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Sarah Harcourt, an elementary education and religion major from La Grange, Ky., who graduated in May, was accepted to Harvard University graduate programs in both education and theology....[more]
Twenty receive Transylvania's prestigious William T. Young Scholarship 8/8/08
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Twenty students have been awarded Transylvania University's William T. Young Scholarship. Student applicants participate in a highly competitive process based on grades and test scores,...[more]
Recent graduate Mallory Powell awarded Fulbright to teach in Vietnam 8/4/08
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Mallory Powell, who graduated with a double major in Spanish and international affairs in May, was awarded a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship to study in Vietnam for the 2008/09...[more]

July

Fifteen professors from across the country will participate in Transylvania’s seminar on liberal education 7/24/08
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Transylvania University, an early leader in liberal arts education, will host a faculty seminar titled Twenty-first Century Liberal Education: A Contested Concept, July 24-27. The 15 se...[more]
Performances, graduation highlight GSA final day 7/8/08
LEXINGTON, Ky.—The Governor’s School for the Arts 2008 summer session came to a close Saturday at Transylvania, highlighted by final student performances and graduation ceremonies....[more]
Transylvania rising senior, Katharin Shaw, awarded Goldwater Scholarship; conducting summer research at Harvard 7/8/08
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Katharin Shaw, a graduate of Princess Anne High School’s International Baccalaureate Program has been named a Goldwater Scholar by the Board of Trustees of the Barry M. Goldwater ...[more]
The Lexington Philharmonic Orchestra and the Lexington Singers once again bring patriotic favorites to Old Morrison 7/2/08
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Sounds of patriotism will ring from the steps of Transylvania University’s historic Old Morrison on Thursday, July 3, as the Lexington Philharmonic Orchestra and the Lexington Sin...[more]

June

2008 Governor’s School for the Arts session begins Sunday, June 22 6/19/08
LEXINGTON, Ky. – A record number of Kentucky’s best young artists will gather on the Transylvania campus on Sunday to begin the three-week 2008 session of the Governor’s School for the Art...[more]