The nation’s 16th oldest university celebrates 240 years since its founding.
On April 9, 1880, young student-athletes from Transylvania — known then as Kentucky University — and Centre College stepped onto a cow pasture to face off in what was likely the first football game in the South.
The Transylvania and Bluegrass Community and Technical College theater departments are teaming up for Wednesday’s “The Raid by Idris Goodwin: A Staged Reading Performance.”
Transylvania students have gotten international attention for participating in an archeological excavation that discovered a Civil War photography studio — and evidence soldiers dyed their hair for portraits.
Transylvania University on Wednesday rededicated memorial plaques honoring Transylvanians who lost their lives in service to our country during World War I and World War II.
On this Veterans Day 2019, 75 years after the end of World War II, we remember Jack G. Adair ’45, the Transylvanians who have served in the military across the years, and the military members whose training began on the college’s campus and who, for a brief time, shared our company.
The Transylvania University community delights in the tale of Constantine Samuel Rafinesque — the drama, the curse, the crypt. And with his 236th birthday being today, and this year being the bicentenary of his arrival on campus, let’s take the opportunity to reflect on the ardent, multi-dimensional fellow behind the caricature.
Embodying this year’s campus theme of resilience, Transylvania University’s library staff were undaunted by a big setback and worked hard in a collaborative effort with other institutions to make sure their collections remained available online.
Two hundred years ago, in 1819, Rafinesque arrived at Transylvania University, hired as a professor of botany and natural science.
Transylvania University is bringing together cutting-edge and old-school technology — from a 3D printer to an Amish foundry — to restore a Barlow planetarium.