Meghan Waters, a freshman McConnell Scholar, was the time keeper for the Oct. 17 University of Louisville-WHAS TV debate between U.S. Senate candidates Jack Conway and Rand Paul.
Fifteen Kentucky educators and teachers travel to Mt. Rushmore for professional development training.
Dr. Brad Birzer, a non-resident fellow of the McConnell Center, will discuss 19th century Republicans on a C-SPAN production. The program will first air Oct. 22.
Gretchen Morgenson, a Pulitzer-prize winning financial journalist, lunched with McConnell Scholars and university honors students Oct. 4, 2010.
Tina Talley and Aaron Vowels, both McConnell Center employees, celebrate 15 years of service at the University of Louisville.
Dr. Barbara Perry, a senior fellow at the University of Virigina's Miller Center of Public Affairs and a non-resident Fellow at the McConnell Center, comments on the new make-up of the U.S. Supreme Court.
Dr. Gary Gregg, director of the McConnell Center, leads 41 high school teachers through an overview of the American presidency.
Four prominent free speech scholars from the U.S. and Europe discussed free speech and the future of democracy in the so-called "Internet Era."
Neil Salyer, a graduate of the McConnell Scholars Program, will discuss "The People and the Constitution: Popular Interpretations from the Left, Right and Center," along with Dr. Allison Martens, U of L political science professor.
McConnell Scholars lunch with David Jones, co-founder of Humana, as part of the Center's Local Leaders extended learning program.
Hunter Pittman and oSha Shireman, both McConnell Scholars from the Class of 2014, have been named to the Freshmen LEAD program at the University of Louisville.
McConnell Scholar spends four weeks at Moscow State Institute for International Relations
McConnell Scholars unravel the initial constitutional debates about the role of the U.S. Supreme Court.
The McConnell Center offers the following free and public events for fall 2010.
Dr. Shiping Hua, a McConnell Center Fellow, compared U.S. President Barack Obama's national security strategy to that of former president George W. Bush on a Chinese TV news network earlier this summer.
Trey Pippin, of Owensboro, was recently elected president of Phi Kappa Tau Fraternity's first national Undergraduate Advisory Board.
Ten outstanding Kentucky students will join the University of Louisville this fall as part of the McConnell Scholars Program.