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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).
McConnell Center director featured on 'UofL Today'(Oct. 27, 2016) LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Gary Gregg discussed the 2016 presidential elections with other UofL experts.
McConnell Center to host U.S. Senator Joni Ernst (R-Iowa)
Robert Works (’10) named Penn Kemble Fellow(September 26, 2016) WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Fellowship given to young, foreign-policy focused professionals in D.C.
Top social studies teachers accepted to center’s professional development series (Sept. 22, 2016) LOUISVILLE, Ky.— Twenty-three Kentucky social studies teachers will participate in the McConnell Center’s Teacher Scholars Program.
Hutchison (’18) to travel to Israel(September 19, 2016) LOUISVILLE, Ky. – McConnell Scholar Ronica Hutchison will take a 10-day, all-expenses-paid journey through Israel in December.
McConnell Center celebrates Constitution Day with debate, cupcakes(Sept. 15, 2016) LOUISVILLE, Ky. – As the University of Louisville's sponsor for U.S. Constitution Day, the McConnell Center invites the UofL and greater Loui...
McConnell Center sponsors panel at annual APSA meeting(Sept. 1, 2016) PHILADELPHIA, Pa. – Scholars consider how friendship among political leaders translates into a politics of statesmanship during periods of pol...
Moot Court program ranked among top 20 nationally(Aug. 25, 2016) LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The McConnell Center's moot court team has enjoyed continued success at regional and national levels.
Bevin appoints Adams ('98) to state board of elections(July 19, 2016) FRANKFORT, Ky. – Gov. Matt Bevin appointed McConnell Scholar alumnus Michael G. Adams ('98) last week.
Cobb wins Kentucky Choice, Henry French Quality of Life awards(July 8, 2016) LOUISVILLE, Ky. – McConnell Scholar Sidney Cobb finished among the top 11 in last week's Miss Kentucky competition.
Center honors Ramsey as part of 25th anniversary celebrations(July 5, 2016) LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The McConnell Center, celebrating its 25th anniversary in 2016, presented UofL President James Ramsey with a commemorative gi...
McConnell Center’s Strategic Broadening Seminar announces 2016 graduates(July 1, 2016) LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- The McConnell Center honored its third class of U.S. Army Strategic Broadening Seminar (SBS) graduates.
Gies earns Madden Award, Deans Citation(May 5, 2016) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - McConnell Center civics coordinator graduates with UofL history degree May 14.
Nine graduate from McConnell Scholars Program(April 27, 2016) LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Graduating seniors headed to law school, TFA, Fulbright and Capitol Hill.
#25Faces: Thomas C. Mackey, PhD(April 25, 2016) LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The McConnell Center is celebrating 25 years of excellence in higher education in 2016. As part of our yearlong effort to h...