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Scholars to lead UofL student government next year(May 4, 2015) LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Multiple McConnell Scholars have been selected to serve in student government positions for the 2015-16 school year.
Scholars selected as Harvard IOP National Campaign Ambassadors(May 5, 2015) LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Two McConnell Scholars will direct a year-long campaign on sexual assault prevention and response at the University of Louisvi...
Scholars earn top student awards (May 4, 2015) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - McConnell Scholars receive top awards at the University of Louisville.
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 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.
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.
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.'
Abrahamson named assistant editor-in-chief(Dec. 10, 2014) LOUISVILLE, Ky. – McConnell Scholar named second-in-command at student newspaper
Young named president of local Chi Omega sorority(Dec. 5, 2014) LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Mary Elizabeth Young, of Louisville, was recently elected president of her local sorority chapter.
Thomas, Whitlock invited to attend West Point Academy conference(Oct. 20, 2014) LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Two McConnell Scholars will attend a four-day conference with other civilian student delegates and West Point cadets on "The...