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Jewell ('17) co-hosts radio show on WLOU 104.7(May 19, 2014) LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Freshman McConnell Scholar Jason Jewel co-hosts “Brothers Helping Brothers” with Jerald Muhammad on Saturdays at 4 p.m. o...
Four McConnell Scholars complete UofL’s ‘Task Force Freshman’(May 19, 2014) LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Freshman McConnell Scholars Jason Jewell, Advocate Scott, Landon Lauder and Aaron Vance completed the Student Government Asso...
Moore (’16) spends semester abroad at University of Westminster(May 15, 2014) LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Sophomore McConnell Scholar Philip Moore recently returned from a semester abroad in London, England, where he completed a la...
Zoeller ('16) spent semester in Argentina studying, working(May 14, 2014) BUENOS AIRES, Arg. – Sophomore McConnell Scholar Chloe Zoeller spent a semester studying at the University of Belgrano and the University of Bu...
Humphrey to intern at Library of Congress(May 14, 2014) LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Freshman McConnell Scholar Alicia Humphrey will spend 10 weeks as a Junior Fellow with the Library of Congress in Washington,...
Senior McConnell Scholars graduated Saturday; post-grad plans include law school, Teach for America(May 13, 2014) LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Eight McConnell Scholars graduated May 10, and their post-graduate plans include law school and Teach for America.
Smith named 2014-2015 ISI Honors Fellow; one of 60 nationwide(May 13, 2014) LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Sophomore McConnell Scholar Natalie Smith was one of 60 nationwide named as a 2014-2015 Honors Fellows at the Intercollegiate...
Ball, Lalata to spend summer orienting new UofL students(May 13, 2014) LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Freshmen McConnell Scholars Jeremy Ball and Diana Lalata will serve as UofL Student Orientation Staffers for Summer 2014.
APPLY NOW: Teacher Scholars Program applications now available for KY educators(May 12, 2014) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Applications for the McConnell Center's Teacher Scholars Program are now available for KY educators K-12. The priority conside...
Thomas ('15) spent semester in Morocco studying Arabic and Middle Eastern politics, traveling(May 6, 2014) LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Junior McConnell Scholar Joel Thomas spent a semester in Morocco studying Arabic and Middle Eastern politics and traveling thr...
Grout to intern at The Heritage Foundation this summer(May 12, 2014) LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Sophomore McConnell Scholar Kevin Grout has been selected to intern at the B. Kenneth Simon Center for Principles and Politi...
Smith, Young to intern in Sen. McConnell's DC office(May 5, 2014) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Sophomore McConnell Scholars Natalie Smith and Mary Elizabeth Young will spend six weeks as legislative interns in the Minority ...
McConnell Scholars elected, appointed to top student leadership positions(May 8, 2014) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Next year, several McConnell Scholars will serve in some of UofL's top student leadership positions.
Whitlock interns in KY general assembly(April 16, 2014) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - McConnell Scholar Ben Whitlock completed a three-month-long student internship in Frankfort.
Haque named McConnell Center 'Debate Series Champion'(April 15, 2014) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - McConnell Scholar Arsh Haque wins annual debate series in overtime round.
Perry co-edits book on George H.W. Bush presidency(April 2, 2014) - Barbara Perry is a senior fellow at the University of Virginia's Miller Center and a non-resident McConnell Center Fellow.
Waters ('14) successfully defends honors thesis(March 28, 2014) Meghan Waters, of Campbell County, Ky., earned summa cum laude distinction by completing the project.
Imel ('14) to join Alabama's clinical geropsychology doctoral program
McConnell Center to host US Sen. Kelly AyotteU.S. Sen. Kelly Ayotte of New Hampshire will speak at the University of Louisville March 17 as a guest of the university’s McConnell Center.
Teachers to help revive Daniel Boone's legacy in social studies curriculum(Feb. 26, 2014) Professional development opportunity will consider the historical, geographic and cultural legacy of Daniel Boone in the eastern Kentucky region...