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Lukacs: We're at the end of the modern age(March 8, 2011) LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Renowned historian John Lukacs, PhD,
Scholar receives David Hershberg Scholarship for International Study(March 8, 2011) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Michael Zeller receives $2,500 to study Winston Churchill in Europe.
Election Results: McConnell Scholars face off in student body president run-of(March 7, 2011) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Juniors Kurtis Frizzell (McLean County) and John Weber (Jefferson County) are pitted against each other in the University of L...
The University Bookman interviews McConnell Center director(March 1, 2011) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Gary L. Gregg, director of the McConnell Center, discusses the connection between what people read and how they lead. He also ...
McConnell Fellow featured on NPR today (February 17, 2011) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Dr. Barbara Perry, a U.S. Supreme Court and presidency expert, will be a guest on today's "The Diane Rehm Show" on NPR. Th...
Country's best days are ahead, Biden tells UofL audience(Feb. 11, 2011) LOUISVILLE, Ky. – By UofL Today
Scholars help local elementary students go green, eat healthy and read (Feb. 7, 2011) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - The McConnell Scholars Program has partnered with the Head Start Program at Dawsom Orman Elementary for a semester-long project...
McConnell Center Fellow to examine JFK's speech, symbols (January 28, 2011) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Dr. Barbara A. Perry, a non-resident McConnell Center Fellow, will examine President John F. Kennedy's rhetoric, symbols, i...
Nicholson kicks off spring 2011 Local Leader Series (January 27, 2011) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - David L. Nicholson, Jefferson County's circuit court clerk, marks the first guest of the McConnell Center's 2011 Local Lead...
Scholars consider Malcolm X biography(Jan. 25, 2011) LOUISVILLE, Ky. – W.S. Tkweme, a University of Louisville assistant professor in Pan-African Studies, led McConnell Scholars through Malcolm ...
Three Scholars advance in Fulbright selection process(Jan. 24, 2011) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - A national committee recommends Chelsey Hall, Charley Helms and Robert Works as Fulbright finalists to their host country of c...
Leadership in the U.S. SenateExperts to discuss the evolution of the U.S. Senate and the role leaders have played in the history of that distinguished body on February 11, 2011. U.S. Vice P...
Six Scholars advance to moot court nationals(Jan. 13, 2011) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Teams consider Commerce Clause and same sex marriage issues
Test your Harry Potter knowledge, win prizes(February 14, 2011) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - From UofL Today
Scholar named 2011 Kentucky Derby Princess(Jan. 11, 2011) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Senior Trisha Maclin, of Marion, will attend more than 70 local events as a Kentucky Derby royal.
McConnell Fellow presents 'A City Divided'(January 10, 2011) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Dr. John Kleber, a renowned Kentucky and Louisville historian, delivers lecture to St. Matthews Historical Society.
The Leadership of John AdamsAnne Burleigh gives a lecture on John Adams and his leadership style.
Bill of Rights Day(December 15, 2010) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - In 1941, President Franklin D. Roosevelt declared December 15 to be Bill of Rights Day, commemorating the 150th anniversar...
At the End of the Modern AgeJohn Lukacs, PhD, argues that we are at the end of the modern age that began with the Renaissance and that this period calls for a reconsideration of objectivit...
Pondering Potter(Feb. 18, 2011) LOUISVILLE, Ky. – John Granger lectures on the meaning and symbolism of Harry Potter.