The Newsroom

October

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]

September

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]

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]