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Constitution Day 2011As the University of Louisville's sponsor for U.S. Constitution Day, the McConnell Center invites the greater Louisville community to enjoy cupcakes, a quiz bow...
Two scholars named to Freshmen LEAD (Sept. 10, 2010) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Hunter Pittman and oSha Shireman, both McConnell Scholars from the Class of 2014, have been named to the Freshmen LEAD progra...
Zeller: I was bitten by the Russian bug (Sept. 8, 2010) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - McConnell Scholar spends four weeks at Moscow State Institute for International Relations
Hua considers Obama's national security strategy on CCTV News (August 20, 2010) LOUISVILLE, Ky.- Dr. Shiping Hua, a McConnell Center Fellow, compared U.S. President Barack Obama's national security strategy to that of form...
Free Speech in the Internet Era(Sept. 24, 2010) LOUISVILLE, Ky. – A four-person panel of prominent free speech scholars from the U.S. and Europe will consider the opportunities and challeng...
Separation of Powers before and after the 2010 Elections(Oct. 22, 2010) LOUISVILLE, Ky. –
May It Please the Court(Oct. 29, 2010) LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Veteran U.S. Supreme Court expert Barbara Perry, PhD, will share her reflections on what makes an effective oral argument.
A Retrospective on the 2010 Elections (Nov. 12, 2010) LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Dr. Laurie Rhodebeck (U of L political science), Al Cross (director of the Institute for Rural Journalism and Community Issu...
Lies My Teacher Told Me (Oct. 21, 2010) LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Author James W. Loewen will discuss his recent book in the Chao Auditorium.
Gay Rights, Freedom of Association and School Policy(Sept. 16, 2010) LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Sam Marcossen will debate Bruce Frohnen about a 2010 U.S. Supreme Court case involving a Christian student law group that b...
Henry Clay: The Essential American (Sept. 14, 2010) LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Authors David and Jeanne Heidler will discuss their recent and comprehensive biography of renowned Kentuckian Henry Clay at...
Ben Franklin: An American Legacy(Nov. 8, 2010) LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Rosalind Remer, former executive director of the Benjamin Franklin Tercentenary, will share her insight into the life and tim...
10 new McConnell Scholars announced(Aug. 6, 2010) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Ten outstanding Kentucky students will join the University of Louisville this fall as part of the McConnell Scholars Program.
Works published in Virginia Review of Asian Studies (July 28, 2010) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - An essay by Robert Works, a 2010 graduate of the McConnell Scholars Program, was recently published in an online journal.
Teachers trace path of Lewis and Clark (July 27, 2010) LOUISVILLE, Ky.- Group discusses "Manifest Destiny" as part of the McConnell Center's Summer Teacher Institute.
Center launches new Facebook fanpage (July 19, 2010) LOUISVILLE, Ky.- The McConnell Center has launched a new Facebook fanpage.
Liberty and Order: The First Party StruggleA four-day conference co-sponsored program of the McConnell Center and Liberty Fund, Inc.
McConnell Center remembers Sen. Robert C. Byrd(June 28, 2010) LOUISVILLE, Ky.-It is with deep sadness that the McConnell Center notes the passing of legendary U.S. Senator Robert C. Byrd.
The Hoover-Roosevelt Conversation
Liberty and Executive Power(Oct. 14-17, 2010) A four-day conference to Rapid City, South Dakota, co-sponsored by the McConnell Center and Liberty Fund, Inc.