The Newsroom

August

Transylvania begins construction on new suite-style residence hall; announces name 8/16/07
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Transylvania President Charles L. Shearer has announced that ground is being prepared for a new suite-style residence hall off Fourth Street....[more]
Symposium will highlight medical history of Transylvania University, Lexington, and the Ohio River Valley 8/7/07
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Representatives from the Smithsonian Institution and the Filson Club of Louisville will join approximately 60 physicians, historians, and teachers on Wednesday, August 8, to take part in a day...[more]
Transylvania University establishes Lucille C. Little Endowed Chair in Theater; drama professor Tim Soulis named recipient 8/2/07
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Transylvania President Charles L. Shearer has announced that drama professor Tim Soulis is the recipient of the Lucille C. Little Endowed Chair in Theater. The endowed chair was created with a...[more]

July

Three Transylvania professors—Ellen Cox, Kathy Egner and Kim Jenkins—receive prestigious Bingham Awards for excellence in teaching 7/30/07
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Philosophy professor Ellen Cox, education professor Kathy Egner, and mathematics professor Kim Jenkins have received Transylvania’s highest teaching honor—The Bingham Award for Excellence in...[more]
Seventeen professors from across the country will participate in Transylvania’s seminar on liberal education 7/24/07
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 26-29. The 17...[more]
New release by Capstone Records features track composed by Transylvania music professor Larry Barnes 7/9/07
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Transylvania music professor Larry Barnes’s composition “Toccata: Act of War,” is featured on “Sonance: New Music for Piano,” recently released by Capstone Records. Barnes’s “Toccata” was...[more]
Performances, graduation highlight the final day of the Governor's School for the Arts, Saturday, July 7 7/5/07
LEXINGTON, Ky.—The 2007 session of the Governor’s School for the Arts comes to a close Saturday at Transylvania, highlighted by final performances and graduation ceremonies....[more]
Three Transylvania professors selected to participate in public health and liberal education workshop in Washington, DC 7/5/07
LEXINGTON, Ky.—A faculty team from Transylvania University has been selected through a national competition to participate in the Public Health and Liberal Education Faculty Development Workshop in...[more]
Sounds of patriotism will ring from the steps of Transylvania's historic Old Morrison on Tuesday 7/2/07
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Sounds of patriotism will ring from the steps of Transylvania’s historic Old Morrison on Tuesday, July 3, as the Lexington Philharmonic Orchestra and the Lexington Singers treat the community...[more]

June

Governor’s School for the Arts moves into final stage 6/26/07
LEXINGTON, Ky.—The 2007 session of the Governor’s School for the Arts will reach the half-way point on Wednesday with its 20th-year anniversary celebration and final day performances still on the horizon....[more]