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Daniel Boone documentary to air May 4 on KET(May 1, 2015) LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The McConnell Center is one of several sponsors of the two-hour film, produced by Witnessing History, LLC.
McConnell Center partners with Kentucky Commission on Women to produce film(Apr. 28, 2015) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - The McConnell Center joins with the Kentucky Commission on Women to produce and promote a film about famous Kentucky women.
Class of 2015 graduates from McConnell Scholars Program(Apr. 28, 2015) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Ten Scholars graduate from the McConnell Scholar Program at the University of Louisville.
McConnell Scholar wins Tachau Award for Excellence in History(April 10, 2015) LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Sam Whittaker chosen as the top graduating student in the history department.
McConnell Scholars lead 2015 Collegiate Youth Rights Conference(Apr. 8, 2015) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Diana Lalata, Jason Jewell, and Landon Lauder direct collegiate conference on social justice.
Brewer receives Russian critical language scholarship (March 20, 2015) LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Paige Brewer, a senior McConnell Scholar, will spend eight weeks in Russia.
Gies receives research grant to study Kentucky state formation(March 12, 2015) LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Graduate assistant Benjamin Gies, of Louisville, is the recipient of a $1,000 grant from the Council on the Kentucky Societ...
UofL graduate named McConnell’s legal counsel(March 11, 2015) LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Daniel Cameron, a 2011 graduate of the University of Louisville’s Louis D. Brandeis School of Law, has been named legal c...
Lalata to intern at Library of Congress(March 9, 2015) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Sophomore Diana Lalata will spend 10 weeks as a Junior Fellow at the United States Library of Congress.
Cambron interns with Schneider Electric Energy: Sustainability Services(March 9, 2015) LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Junior McConnell Scholar Katie Cambron to work in the regulated markets department in financial analysis.
Humphrey, Lalata attend Clinton Global Initiative University(March 7, 2015) CORAL CABLES, Fla. – Six University of Louisville students attend the eighth annual Clinton Global Initiative University.
McConnell Scholars participate in the Oxford Society(Feb. 25, 2015) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - McConnell Scholars study British and Scottish literary works in preparation for trip abroad.
McConnell Scholar named Miss University of Louisville(Feb. 23, 2015) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Anna Cecile Pepper wins preliminary competition for Miss Kentucky.
Ball to attend Harvard conference(Feb. 17, 2015) CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - Jeremy Ball selected for the Harvard Kennedy School's Public Policy and Leadership Conference.
CIVICS: Professional development trip to Atlanta(Feb. 6, 2015) LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Kentucky social studies teachers are invited to apply for a week-long conference on 'The Intellectual Foundations of Politic...
Smith interns with local literary agency(Feb. 5, 2015) LOUISVILLE, Ky. – McConnell Scholar Natalie Smith spends the semester interning for Speilburg Literary Agency.
Whitlock, Grout intern with Kentucky Legislative Assembly (Feb. 3, 2015) FRANKFORT, Ky. – McConnell Scholars intern for Ky. Sen. Pro Tem David Givens.
Holland to attend Future Educators national conference(Feb. 2, 2015) - LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Freshman McConnell Scholar to attend national education conference in Washington, D.C.
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.