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US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to speak at UofL
(Nov. 26, 2019) Secretary Michael R. Pompeo is the next guest in the McConnell Center's Distinguished Speaker Series.
McConnell Center fall lecture series begins
(Fall 2019) The McConnell Center presents three talks this fall, including a daylong conference on “The Legacy of Wendell Berry.”
Center welcomes two new staffers
(June 24, 2019) Natalie Smith and Connor Tracy join Center staff.
Center celebrates 11 graduates
(May 13, 2019) LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The Center extends its congratulations to the following students on their undergraduate achievements and wishes them well as they pursue new endeavors.
Center remembers Sen. Richard Lugar, former guest speaker
(April 29, 2019) LOUISVILLE, Ky – Richard Lugar was a guest of the McConnell Center on Sept. 19, 2005.
McConnell Center hosts U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine
(March 18, 2019) LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- April 1 event is free and open to the public; tickets required for entry.
Gregg receives national 'George Washington Medal'
(Feb. 20, 2019) CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.—McConnell Center Director Gary Gregg recognized for work on George Washington.
CIA director, UofL alum outlines priorities
(Sept. 24, 2018) LOUISVILLE, Ky. – By Cindy Hess, UofL's Office of Communications & Marketing
McConnell Center to host CIA Director Gina Haspel
LOUISVILLE, Ky. – CIA Director Gina Haspel will be at the University of Louisville September 24 to take part in the McConnell Center’s Distinguished Speaker Series.
McConnell Center talks examine American political life and culture
(Aug. 14, 2018) LOUISVILLE, Ky. – All events are free and open to the public.
Center congratulates McConnell for milestone
(June 12, 2018) LOUISVILLE, Ky.–U.S. Senate Majority Mitch McConnell becomes longest-serving Republican Leader in history of U.S. Senate.
Noble wins Henry Clay Scholarship, begins internship with Senate Democratic Leader
(June 5, 2018) Washington, DC – McConnell Scholar earned $4,000 stipend for summer internship with US Sen. Chuck Schumer.
Form Folder2019 Young Leaders Academy
Application for Kentucky high school students
Scholars earn national tourney bids
(Dec. 5, 2017) LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Four Scholars advance in moot court competition.
McConnell Center kicks off fall schedule with focus on foreign affairs
(Aug. 8, 2017) Louisville, Ky. – The McConnell Center will host three free events as part of its fall 2017 “Friends or Foes: U.S. Foreign Policy in Russia & China” public lecture series.
New exhibit features timeline, spoofs of Senator McConnell’s political career
(July 12, 2017) By Matt Lambert, UofL Office of Communication & Marketing
Scholar earns Fulbright assistantship to Malaysia
(May 31, 2017) LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Jeremy Ball ('17) to begin Fulbright experience in January.
McConnell Center Teacher Scholar named James Madison Fellow
(May 12, 2017) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Kendrick Bryan, a social studies teacher at LaRue County High School in Hodgenville, was recognized by the James Madison Memorial Fellowship Foundation.
Weber earns positions at New Leaders Council, American Bar Association
(April 27, 2017) LOUISVILLE, Ky. – 2012 McConnell Center alumnus John Weber has received numerous recognitions in his time at the University of Louisville’s Brandeis School of Law
Gassman, Mayes elected to top Scholar positions
(April 18, 2017) LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The council of six will represent their fellow scholars to the University of Louisville and the community at large.