United States Poet Laureate Joy Harjo will give Transylvania University’s 2020 Kenan Lecture on “Resilience,” the theme of this academic year.
Beginning with the Grammy-winning Kronos Quartet in 2007, Transylvania University has drawn world-class musicians — and audience members from throughout the region — to campus each year for the Dorothy J. and Fred K. Smith Endowed Concert Series.
A national search to select Transylvania’s next vice president for academic affairs and dean of the university is underway.
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 students Aissata Sackho ’21 (left) and Tatianna Verswyvel ’22 recently received a prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship — an award from the U.S. Department of State that enables students to study or intern abroad, thereby gaining skills critical to our national security and economic prosperity.
Anthony Mead recently began as director of Transylvania’s Morlan Gallery, where he plans to showcase locally created works along with those from national and international artists.
The Grammy-winning Kronos Quartet, which kicked off Transylvania’s Smith Concert Series more than a decade ago, returns to campus Jan. 28 for a public performance.
Veronica Golos, an award-winning poet, curator, teacher and author, will give a reading and lecture at Transylvania University on Wednesday.
Transylvania University once again will be well represented at the annual Kentucky Book Festival.
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