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Ball receives 'Readers' Choice Award'(Jan. 28, 2015) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - McConnell Scholar Jeremy Ball writes most popular blog on 'The McConnell Center Life.'
Haque named 14th-best moot court orator in nation(Jan. 21, 2015) LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Senior McConnell Scholars finish among top 48 undergraduate moot court teams in national competition.
Ambassador becomes 47th distinguished guest speaker at McConnell Center(Jan. 15, 2015) LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Samantha Power, the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, was the 47th Distinguished Speaker at the McConnell Center. She i...
WATCH LIVE: U.S. Ambassador Samantha Power at UofL(Jan. 12, 2015) LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Remarks by Samantha Power, U.S. Ambassador to the U.N., are available via live webstream.
McConnell Center extends ‘Debating America’ series(Dec. 17, 2014) Public invited to series of public talks on overlooked debates, ideas and people
United Nations Ambassador Samantha Power to visit McConnell Center(Dec. 16, 2014) LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Samantha Power, U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, will speak at the University of Louisville Jan. 12 as a guest of the ...
Abrahamson named assistant editor-in-chief(Dec. 10, 2014) LOUISVILLE, Ky. – McConnell Scholar named second-in-command at student newspaper
Young named president of local Chi Omega sorority(Dec. 5, 2014) LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Mary Elizabeth Young, of Louisville, was recently elected president of her local sorority chapter.
Memorabilia, civics lessons from McConnell's life, career on display in archives(Nov. 13, 2014) LOUISVILLE, Ky. – U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) has been in public service for more than 40 years and was just elected by his peers to ser...
McConnell Center partners with James Madison’s Montpelier(Nov. 12, 2014) LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The University of Louisville’s McConnell Center has partnered with the Robert H. Smith Center for the Constitution at Jame...
Professional development immersion conference for Ky. teachers announcedNov. 7, 2014 application deadline; conference dates are Feb. 26-March 1, 2015, to St. Louis, MO
Thomas, Whitlock invited to attend West Point Academy conference(Oct. 20, 2014) LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Two McConnell Scholars will attend a four-day conference with other civilian student delegates and West Point cadets on "The...
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McConnell Center fellow to deliver 'Presidential All Stars' before UofL homecoming game(Oct. 17, 2014) LOUISVILLE, Ky. – University of Louisville alumna Barbara Perry, PhD, will explore how presidents use athletics to bolster their political ima...
Lauder ('17) to attend World Affairs Council's national conference, earns local scholarship(Oct. 14, 2017) LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Landon Lauder, of Russell, Ky., has been selected to participate in the World Affairs Council's national conference.
Center welcomes Ben Gies as civics graduate assistant(Aug. 19, 2014) LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Gies will develop civic enrichment programs such as the McConnell Center’s Young Leaders Academy for high school students ...
Center launches 'Debating America' fall lecture series(Aug. 1, 2014) LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The University of Louisville's McConnell Center will offer a series of public talks this fall. All events are free and open t...
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30 mid-career US Army officers complete McConnell Center’s Strategic Broadening Seminar(July 17, 2014) LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Thirty US Army officers stationed around the world converged at the University of Louisville’s McConnell Center during the...
28 Ky. teachers complete McConnell Center’s Teachers Scholars Program(July 17, 2014) LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Twenty-eight teachers from across Kentucky have successfully completed the yearlong Teachers Scholars Program through the Un...