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McConnell Center spring talks to focus on future of democracy in America(Dec. 16, 2013) Four events will consider Alexis de Tocqueville's 'Democracy in America' and its impact on the future of democracy.
Ballard ('04) wins 2013 Winter Griffith Scholarship(Dec. 4, 2013) LOUISVILLE, Ky. – McConnell Scholar Alumnus Jonathan Ballard was recently recognized for his work in patient-centered care.
Fall 2013: An update from the McConnell Center directorMcConnell Center Director, Dr. Gary Gregg, recaps the fall semester.
Stewart (’15), cross country team earn conference, regional honors(Nov. 22, 2013) LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Andrew Stewart ('15) and the UofL cross country team finish the season on a strong foot.
Ball ('17) attends Coca-Cola leadership summit(Nov. 15, 2013) LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Freshman Jeremy Ball, a 2013 recipient of the Coca-Cola Scholarship, recently returned from a leadership summit in Atlanta, ...
Wilson ('16) founds non-profit, connects college students with neighbors in need(Nov. 12, 2013) LOUISVILLE, Ky. – McConnell Scholar Travis Wilson ('16) is the founder and president of Helping Hands Serving Hearts, Inc., a non-profit orga...
Male High School students donate $2,100 to military coin challenge(Nov. 11, 2013) LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Students rally to donate gifts to 600 Kentucky soldiers stationed in Afghanistan.
Haque ('15) named SGA student of the month(Nov. 5, 2013) LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Arsh Haque, of Elizabethtown, Ky., was voted the University of Louisville's November student of the month.
McConnell Fellow translates political science series(Nov. 4, 2013) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Shiping Hua, PhD, serves as editor-in-chief of Chinese language texts.
Smith, Young host 'family nights' for local nursing home(Oct. 23, 2013) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Scholars organize monthly community service events.
Center establishes memorial lecture in honor of Dan Utley ('01)(Oct. 14, 2013) LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Lt. Gen. Josiah Bunting, III (retired) will deliver the first Daniel H. Utley Memorial Lecture at the McConnell Center on Oc...
Open House - McConnell ScholarshipKentucky high school seniors interested in learning more about the McConnell Scholarship at the University of Louisville are welcome to attend. Online registrat...
Canceled - USAID chief Rajiv Shah's visit to McConnell Center, UofL(Sept. 19, 2013) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Talk to be rescheduled.
USAID chief Rajiv Shah to visit McConnell Center, UofLShah joins a long list of national and world leaders to visit the University of Louisville's McConnell Center.
Constitution Day 2013As the University of Louisville's sponsor for U.S. Constitution Day, the McConnell Center invites K-6 students to compete in an art contest. Additionally, the C...
Center welcomes Vaughn as civic education coordinator(Aug. 12, 2013) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - A familiar face will work with Kentucky primary and secondary educators and students for the upcoming year as the McConnell Ce...
McConnell Center talks to focus on 20th century American milestones, leaders(Aug. 12, 2013) LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The University of Louisville’s McConnell Center will offer a series of public talks this fall commemorating 20th century p...
Slavery and the Constitutional Republic(Jan. 30-Feb. 2, 2014) — A four-day conference to Cincinnati, Ohio, co-sponsored by the McConnell Center and Liberty Fund, Inc.
TALK: George C. Marshall: American Leader for All SeasonsLt. General (ret.) Josiah Bunting III will discuss the leadership lessons and lasting legacy of George C. Marshall, the first American to be elevated to five-st...
TALK: Russell Kirk's 'The Conservative Mind' at 60Lee Cheek, PhD, will consider the continuing relevance of Russell Kirk's 'The Conservative Mind' 60 years after the book's publication.