Recent Transylvania grad awarded prestigious scholarship to study archaeology

LEXINGTON, Ky.—Amber Noelle “Elle” Woolery, a recent graduate from Transylvania University, has been awarded the highly competitive Davies-Jackson Scholarship to study in the archaeology program at St. John’s College, Cambridge. The scholarship will cover her full fees, plus living expenses for two years as she studies for a Cambridge B.A.—the equivalent of a U.S. graduate degree.…

Transylvania professor to investigate top archaeological find

Chris Begley, a Transylvania University anthropology professor, has been selected to serve on a team of maritime archaeologists who will explore the Fourni archipelago in Greece, where 22 shipwrecks were found in a small area last year. This was touted as one of the top archaeological finds of 2015. The findings of the joint Greek-American archaeological expedition…