The Newsroom


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]


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]
The competition for food, feed, and fuel – Will we be able to feed ourselves and our animals in 10 years? 2/1/07
LEXINGTON, Ky.—If you buy meat, eggs, milk or cheese, start pinching pennies. Prices for these products and more are likely to skyrocket over the next 10 years as corn—a staple in most animal diets,...[more]


Transylvania launches Alltech Lecture Series with inaugural event Tuesday, February 6; free and open to the public 1/26/07
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Transylvania President Charles L. Shearer announced today that the University has teamed up with Alltech to offer a public lecture...[more]
Transylvania University choir to perform at conclusion of winter tour 1/9/07
LEXINGTON, Ky.—The 36-member Transylvania University Choir will perform at Transylvania at the conclusion of their winter tour. The performance,...[more]