The Newsroom

March

Applications currently available for three summer academic camps at Transylvania; enrollment limited 3/30/07
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Transylvania University is offering junior high and high school students three summer academic camps in the areas of computer languages and programs as well as robotics. Two are overnight...[more]
God’s Politics: Why the Right Gets It Wrong and the Left Doesn’t Get It – Bestselling author and political activist Jim Wallis to speak at Transylvania March 28, at 7:30 p.m.; free and open to the public 3/7/07
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Jim Wallis, author, public theologian, preacher, activist and international commentator on ethics and public life, will speak at Transylvania University’s Haggin Auditorium Wednesday, March 28...[more]
“The Shape of Words” opens March 7 in Transylvania’s Morlan Gallery; exhibit runs through Lexington Gallery Hop on April 20; poetry reading with Affrilachian Poets April 9 3/5/07
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Installation artists, book artists, writers and poets join “The Shape of Words,” Morlan Gallery’s newest exhibition. A celebration of the written word, “The Shape of Words” opens Wednesday,...[more]
Yeast gives meaning to the toast, “To your health and long life” – Microbiologist Karl Dawson to discuss the science in your glass of beer, wine or whiskey at Transylvania on Tuesday, March 6, at 7:30 p.m.; free and open to the public 3/2/07
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Karl Dawson, microbiologist and director of worldwide research at Alltech, will give a lecture on the science in beer, wine, whiskey, bread and other foods Tuesday, March 6, at 7:30 p.m. in...[more]

February

Women’s History Month Event at Transylvania – Renowned pianist and tenor to perform songs by women composers Thursday, March 1, 7:30 p.m. at Transylvania; free and open to the public 2/28/07
LEXINGTON, Ky.—In celebration of Women’s History Month, pianist Naomi Oliphant and tenor Daniel Weeks will perform “Women of Firsts,” a recital of art songs by 20th century women composers of the Czech...[more]
Transy men, women make NCAA Tournament field 2/27/07
LEXINGTON, Ky. — Transylvania’s men’s and women’s basketball teams have qualified for the NCAA Division III Championships. Both teams will play on the road this year, beginning play on Friday....[more]
Transy’s Leach featured in latest issue of Sports Illustrated 2/23/07
LEXINGTON, Ky. – Transylvania’s Julie Leach, a sophomore center from Beaver Dam, Ky., is featured in the current issue of Sports Illustrated magazine....[more]
“The Earthrock of Argos,” a new play written by drama professor Tim Soulis based on the Greek tragedy “The Oresteia” opens Thursday, February 22, at Transylvania 2/16/07
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Transylvania’s winter drama production is a play adapted by director and drama professor Tim Soulis. “The Earthrock of Argos” is based on the Greek tragedy “The Oresteia” by Aeschylus. A cast...[more]
Transylvania professor produces music score for award-winning film; filmmaker and director to give guest lecture Wednesday, Feb. 22, and film to be shown Feb. 21 and 22; all events free and open to the public 2/14/07
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Transylvania music professor Larry Barnes spent the past summer composing a score for “Euphoria,” a full-length film that...[more]
Iraq Teach-in at Transy Saturday, Feb. 10; open to the public 2/9/07
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Transylvania University will host an Iraq Teach-in Saturday, February 10, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. in the William T. Young Campus Center....[more]