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McConnell Center celebrates 20 years
(August 26, 2011) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - McConnell Center's mission, opportunities and scholarships expand over the past two decades.
Center sponsors APSA panel on statesmanship and democracy
(September 7, 2011) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Scholars share their latest political science research at national conference.
Applications for McConnell Scholarships now available
(Sept. 8, 2011) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Online applications due January 15, 2012.
Glover considers 'The Shipwreck That Saved Jamestown'
(September 12, 2011) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Dr. Lorri Glover, a history professor at Saint Louis University, highlights the series of events that led to England's permanent colonization in America.
Director presents Constitution Day talk at Skidmore Colleg
(September 15, 2011) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Dr. Gary Gregg, director of the McConnell Center, delivers lecture in Saratoga Springs, New York.
McConnell Center to host Daw Aung San Suu Kyi
(September 13, 2012) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - McConnell Center to host Daw Aung San Suu Kyi
Ticket information for Daw Aung San Suu Kyi's lecture at UofL
(Sept. 23, 2012) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - The McConnell Center has invited people in the Louisville community with ties to Burma to attend Suu Kyi’s talk, but also will make a limited number of tickets available to the public on a first-come, first-served basis.
Center director to defend electoral college at Lafayette College debate
(Oct. 23, 2012) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Center director to defend electoral college at Lafayette College debate
Professional development programs to Maryland, Kansas announced for KY teachers
(Nov. 1, 2012) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - The McConnell Center's Civic Education Program has announced two all-expenses-paid travel opportunities for Kentucky social studies teachers.
Fellow edits volume on Civil War history
(Nov. 8,. 2012) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Thomas Mackey, PhD, a University of Louisville history professor, is the editor of "A Documentary History of the American Civil War Era, Volume 1."
Gregg receives national 'George Washington Medal'
(Feb. 20, 2019) CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.—McConnell Center Director Gary Gregg recognized for work on George Washington.
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.
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.
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 welcomes two new staffers
(June 24, 2019) Natalie Smith and Connor Tracy join Center staff.
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.”
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.
Highlands High, Eastside Middle win annual We the People civic competition
(Dec. 10, 2019)
Secretary of State Pompeo discusses foreign policy approach during UofL visit
(Dec. 2, 2019) Story by UofL's Alicia Kelso
Scholars win regional moot court tourney, headed to nationals
(Dec. 3, 2019) By GlyptusAnn Grider Jones
McConnell Scholar Leah Hazelwood named Kentucky Derby princess
(Jan. 8, 2020)
From the Director's Desk: A Look at the Year Ahead
(Jan. 8, 2020) By Dr. Gary L. Gregg, II
Adams, Cameron sworn in as Kentucky Secretary of State, Attorney General
(Jan. 9, 2020) By GlyptusAnn Grider Jones
Rickett ('99) named one of 50 'notable women in KY politics'
(Jan. 14, 2020)
Women in leadership focus of McConnell Center talks
(Jan. 17, 2020)