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Teachers consider Hoover-Roosevelt debates (December 2, 2010) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Four-day conference marks the third co-sponsored civic education program of the McConnell Center and Liberty Fund, Inc.
Scholar performs at Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade (Nov. 29, 2010) NEW YORK, Ny. - Freshman Melissa Moore plays the piccolo with Eastern High School's marching band
Four McConnell Scholars advance to national moot court tournament (Nov. 23, 2010) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Four McConnell Scholars from the McConnell Scholar Moot Court Team advance to the national moot court tournament.
Moot court set for regional competition (Nov. 16, 2010) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Six McConnell Scholars to argue commerce clause, same sex marriage at the University of Tampa
Carroll invited to Teach for America (Nov. 15, 2010) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Andrew Carroll, a senior McConnell Scholar from Erlanger, has been invited to teach history and geography for two years at an ...
EVENT: Insight into the 2010 Election (November 12, 2010) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Dr. Laurie Rhodebeck (U of L political science), Al Cross (director of the Institute for Rural Journalism and Community Is...
Sen. McCain's remarks released in honor of Veterans Day (November 11, 2010) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - U.S. Sen. John McCain visited the McConnell Center on Nov. 11, 2009.
Davis wins Rotary Ambassadorial Scholarship to New Zealand (Nov. 9, 2010) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Hunter Davis, a senior McConnell Scholar from Ashland, is one of four students in Kentucky to earn a 2011 Rotary Ambassadorial ...
Author, guest speaker on WFPL's "State of Affairs" today at 1 p.m. (November 2, 2010) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Author Dr. Rosalind Remer, executive director of the Benjamin Franklin Tercentenary, will be featured live at 1 p.m. today....
U.S. Senator Scott Brown to visit (November 3, 2010) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - U.S. Senator Scott Brown (R-Mass) will speak at the University of Louisville Nov. 8 as a guest of the McConnell Center. His...
Scholar helps bring Bill Clinton to U of L (Nov. 1, 2010) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - John Weber, a junior McConnell Scholar from Louisville, will be part of the welcoming party this evening when former U.S. Presi...
Want to go to law school? Ask the expert. (October 25, 2010) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - In "May it Please the Court," Dr. Barbara Perry, a U.S. Supreme Court expert, will shed light on what makes an effective or...
Don't know much about history? (October 21, 2010) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Author James Loewen will discuss why Americans have lost touch with their history in a free public talk Oct. 21, 4 p.m., Ch...
Scholar keeps time for nationally televised political debate (Oct. 19, 2010) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Meghan Waters, a freshman McConnell Scholar, was the time keeper for the Oct. 17 University of Louisville-WHAS TV debate betwe...
McConnell Scholars featured on "Hardball with Chris Matthews" (Oct. 19, 2010) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - McConnell Scholars Eric Kiser and Max Morley were interviewed by Chris Matthews.
15 Kentucky teachers head to Mt. Rushmore (October 14, 2010) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Fifteen Kentucky educators and teachers travel to Mt. Rushmore for professional development training.
McConnell Fellow's class featured on C-SPAN (October 13, 2010) LOUISVILLE, Ky.- Dr. Brad Birzer, a non-resident fellow of the McConnell Center, will discuss 19th century Republicans on a C-SPAN production...
Gretchen Morgenson visits McConnell Scholars (Oct. 13, 2010) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Gretchen Morgenson, a Pulitzer-prize winning financial journalist, lunched with McConnell Scholars and university honors stude...
Center celebrates 5 years of civic programming, unveils new logo (October 11, 2010) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - The McConnell Center celebrates 5 years of civic programming and unveils its new logo.
The U.S. Supreme Court: The Early Years (October 11, 2010) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - McConnell Scholars unravel the initial constitutional debates about the role of the U.S. Supreme Court.