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May

Transylvania awards 238 bachelor of arts degrees to the class of 2007 on the steps of historic Old Morrison Saturday, May 26 5/26/07
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Transylvania University awarded 238 bachelor of arts degrees on the steps of historic Old Morrison Saturday morning. Family and friends watched from the bright spring lawn as President Charles...[more]
David Jones, co-founder and chairman emeritus of Humana, to give Transylvania’s commencement address Saturday, May 26 5/24/07
LEXINGTON, Ky.—David A. Jones, co-founder and chairman emeritus of Humana Inc. and one of Kentucky’s best known entrepreneurs, philanthropists and civic leaders will deliver the commencement address at...[more]
The wickedly funny Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? opens May 17 at Transy 5/10/07
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Transylvania Theater presents Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? by Edward Albee May 17-19 at 7:30 p.m. and May 20...[more]

April

Princeton Review names Transylvania one of America’s Best Value Colleges; selection based on excellent academics and value 4/27/07
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Transylvania University is one of the nation's best value undergraduate institutions, according to The Princeton Review. The New...[more]
Transy on Broadway returns! 4/27/07
“Do Black Patent Leather Shoes Really Reflect Up?”...[more]
Transylvania to honor Stephenson’s 70 years of service during Alumni Weekend 4/26/07
Harry Stephenson, who has been associated with Transylvania as a student, coach, administrator, and teacher for 70 years, will be honored with a reception and dinner on Thursday and Lexington Mayor Jim...[more]
“The fountain of youth: Does it really exist?”
Third lecture in Alltech Series at Transylvania, April 25, 7 p.m.; free and open to the public
4/19/07

LEXINGTON, Ky.—In the 1500s, Juan Ponce de Leon searched Florida for the fountain of youth, and some people still believe that Florida may hold the key to eternal youth. Can the “magic potions” that are...[more]

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]