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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 Folder2018 Young Leaders AcademyOnline application for the 2018 McConnell Center's Young Leaders Academy for 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 ...
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 Memori...
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.
Kentucky teachers, students sample college-level economics through new Center collaboration(March 28, 2017) LOUISVILLE, Ky. – A new collaboration between the McConnell Center and FreedomTrust will allow Kentucky teachers and students to sample colle...
Teacher Scholars visit James Madison’s Montpelier(March 13, 2017) LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Pair considers the role of the presidency and the U.S. Constitution in professional development seminar in Virginia.
A note regarding the Center's 2017 Strategic Broadening Seminar for the U.S. Army(March 10, 2017) LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Information related to the McConnell Center's anticipated fourth iteration of SBS.
Ballard ('04) named new state public health epidemiologist(March 6, 2017) LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Jonathan Ballard, MD, a 2004 graduate of the McConnell Scholars Program, has been appointed as the new state public health e...
Form FolderLiberty & the Western TraditionOnline application for the 2017 McConnell Center conference on "Liberty & the Western Tradition."
Form Folder application/dsptype2017 Teacher Scholars ProgramOnline application for the 2017-18 Teacher Scholars Program, part of the McConnell Center's Civic Education Program.
Gregg delivers Kent Kirwan lecture at University of Nebraska Omaha(Jan. 31, 2017) McConnell Center director discusses the future of the Electoral College with UNO faculty, students and community members.
McConnell Scholars travel to Harvard to study 2016 election(Jan. 31, 2017) LOUISVILLE, Ky.—Robert Gassman (’18) and Frank Bencomo-Suarez (’18) will participate in the Harvard Institute of Politics’ National Camp...
Highlands High School wins Ky. 'We the People' contest, advances to D.C.(Jan. 26, 2017) LOUISVILLE, Ky. – High school students competed at the University of Louisville's McConnell Center to earn a bid to the national 'We the Peopl...
McConnell Scholar published on Library of Congress website(Nov. 18, 2016) LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Robert Gassman ('18) wrote piece while a Junior Fellow in the Educational Outreach Division
Scholars attend West Point conference on democracy and democratization (Nov. 14, 2016) LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Two McConnell Scholars participated in West Point Academy’s Student Conference on U.S. Affairs (SCUSA).