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At the End of the Modern AgeJohn Lukacs, PhD, argues that we are at the end of the modern age that began with the Renaissance and that this period calls for a reconsideration of objectivit...
Pondering Potter(Feb. 18, 2011) LOUISVILLE, Ky. – John Granger lectures on the meaning and symbolism of Harry Potter.
What Literature Can Teach the Natural SciencesPatrick Deneen, a Georgetown University political scholar and founder of the Tocqueville Forum, will consider how Wendell Berry, Mark Twain and others can offer...
Literary StatesmanshipNatalie Fuehrer-Taylor, a government professor at Skidmore College, will discuss how writers can serve as statesmen in modern American democracy without holding...
New McConnell Scholar Council elected (Dec. 14, 2010) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Five McConnell Scholars selected by peers to lead in 2011.
Scholar combines service and scholarship in Cebu, Philippines(Dec. 13, 2011) CEBU, Philippines - Alexandra "Alex" Jenkins, a justice administration major from Trigg County, is currently in Cebu, Philippines, with the univ...
Sen. Mitch McConnell named one of the "Top Ten Most Intriguing Political Personalities of 2010" (December 13, 2010) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - The New Yorker's Ryan Lizza includes Sen. Mitch McConnell as one of the "Top Ten Most Intriguing Political Personalities o...
National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day(December 8, 2010) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - The McConnell Center pauses to honor the lives and memories of the 2,400 Americans who died in the surprise attack on the U...
Two Scholars selected for Student Orientation Staff (Dec. 6, 2010) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Freshmen McConnell Scholars to assist with University of Louisville incoming student orientation and campus tours
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 ...
Live webcast of U.S. Sen. Scott Brown's talk(November 8, 2010) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Scott Brown, a Massachusetts Republican elected to fill the U.S. Senate term vacated by the death of Ted Kennedy, will spea...
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....
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...