A former poet laureate himself, Transylvania professor Richard Taylor looks forward to this month’s visit by U.S. Poet Laureate Joy Harjo. “I think it’s a big deal for Kentucky,” Taylor said.
To meet those potential students where they are searching for information — online — and offer them what they want, Transylvania University this week is launching a new video viewbook at transy.edu/tour.
Congratulations to all students who made the Transylvania University dean’s list!
Transylvania is making its mark on improving Wikipedia’s gender equality — in fact, the school’s participation numbers in the nationwide Arts + Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon last year were among the largest in the country. Organizers hope to keep the momentum going Saturday, Feb. 29, for the school’s fourth annual event.
Frank X Walker, a former Kentucky poet laureate and co-founder of the Affrilachian Poets, is this year’s winner of Transylvania’s Judy Gaines Young Book Award for his “Last Will, Last Testament.”
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Transy is a member of the Lexington’s committee and has been working with other universities and schools in Fayette County to find the best ways to let students know they count where they live.
Prya Murad ’11, a 30-year-old immigrant who built her law career defending clients who couldn’t afford a lawyer, has been selected to deliver Transylvania’s commencement address on May 23.
Brien Lewis has been selected to serve as the 27th president of Transylvania University.
There’s a new star on the Transylvania University men’s basketball team: a 3-foot-8-inch, 7-year-old shooting guard from Lexington, Bentley Barber.