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Bad Luck runs through December 5 at Transylvania’s Morlan Gallery; exhibit features local and international artists working in a variety of media 11/7/07
LEXINGTON, Ky.—A beautiful and humorous look a the idea of chance, fate and destiny, Bad Luck offers a sampling of local and international artists working in a variety of media. The exhibit runs...[more]
A brass quintet from the 113th Army Band to perform at Transylvania on Veterans Day; Sylvia Lovely is guest speaker 11/5/07
LEXINGTON, Ky.—A brass quintet from the 113th U.S. Army Band will perform and Sylvia Lovely will be the guest speaker at Transylvania University’s Veterans Day ceremony, Sunday, November 11, at 5 p.m., in...[more]


Transylvania University Theater opens season with "Macbeth" 10/31/07
LEXINGTON, Ky.—“The Tragedy of Macbeth” by William Shakespeare opens Thursday, November 1 at 7:30 p.m. in Transylvania University’s Lucille C. Little Theater....[more]
Transy music professor receives composer’s award; Lexington Guitar Trio to perform his compositions at Transylvania faculty recital on Wednesday, Nov. 7, at 7:30 p.m. in Carrick Theater 10/16/07
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Transylvania University music professor Larry Barnes has received an ASCAP award from the American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers for his professional activities. The award was...[more]


Transylvania’s Smith Concert Series open with performance by Grammy Award-winning Kronos Quartet on Wednesday, Oct. 10, at 7:30 p.m. 9/27/07
LEXINGTON, Ky.—The Grammy Award-winning Kronos Quartet will give the inaugural performance in Transylvania’s Dorothy J. and Fred K. Smith Concert Series Wednesday, Oct. 10, at 7:30 p.m. in Haggin Auditorium....[more]
First woman president of Ireland and winner of the Sydney Peace Prize to deliver Transylvania’s Kenan Lecture, Tuesday, Oct. 2, at 7:30 p.m.; free and open to the public 9/26/07
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Mary Robinson, chair of the Council of Women World Leaders and president of the Ethical Globalization Initiative, believes that rights are weapons the weak can use against the strong. An...[more]
Two sisters honor brother with $1 million gift to Transylvania to fund two full four-year scholarships every four years 9/24/07
LEXINGTON, Ky.—President Charles L. Shearer announced today that Clay Kirk of New York City and Sarah Kennedy of Atlanta, sisters of Transylvania University Board of Trustees member James G. Kenan III,...[more]
Transylvania breaks record with official enrollment 9/20/07
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Transylvania’s campus is bustling with a record enrollment of 1,153 students. The former record, set in 2005, was 1,151, and last year’s enrollment was 1,117....[more]
Transylvania's Morlan Gallery opens 2007-08 season with Imprinted Bodies, an exhibit of visual art, poetry, documentaries and gallery talks that celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month 9/13/07
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Imprinted Bodies, an exhibit of contemporary Hispanic and Latino work by a dozen artists, opens Friday, September 14 in Transylvania’s Morlan Gallery. The exhibit traces the notion of...[more]
Carrie Newcomer, singer, songwriter and guitarist, in concert at Transylvania Wednesday, Sept. 12, free and open to the public 9/11/07
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Musician Carrie Newcomer will be in concert at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, September 12, in Transylvania’s Carrick Theater, located in the Mitchell Fine Arts Center. The concert, which is...[more]