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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...
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...
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...
Six Scholars advance to moot court nationals(Jan. 13, 2011) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Teams consider Commerce Clause and same sex marriage issues
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.
New McConnell Scholar Council elected (Dec. 14, 2010) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Five McConnell Scholars selected by peers to lead in 2011.
Scholar combines service and scholarship in Cebu, Philippines(Dec. 13, 2011) CEBU, Philippines - Alexandra "Alex" Jenkins, a justice administration major from Trigg County, is currently in Cebu, Philippines, with the univ...
Two Scholars selected for Student Orientation Staff (Dec. 6, 2010) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Freshmen McConnell Scholars to assist with University of Louisville incoming student orientation and campus tours
Scholar performs at Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade(Nov. 29, 2010) NEW YORK, Ny. - Freshman Melissa Moore plays the piccolo with Eastern High School's marching band
Four McConnell Scholars advance to national moot court tournament (Nov. 23, 2010) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Four McConnell Scholars from the McConnell Scholar Moot Court Team advance to the national moot court tournament.
Moot court set for regional competition (Nov. 16, 2010) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Six McConnell Scholars to argue commerce clause, same sex marriage at the University of Tampa
Carroll invited to Teach for America(Nov. 15, 2010) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Andrew Carroll, a senior McConnell Scholar from Erlanger, has been invited to teach history and geography for two years at an ...
Davis wins Rotary Ambassadorial Scholarship to New Zealand (Nov. 9, 2010) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Hunter Davis, a senior McConnell Scholar from Ashland, is one of four students in Kentucky to earn a 2011 Rotary Ambassadorial ...
Scholar helps bring Bill Clinton to U of L (Nov. 1, 2010) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - John Weber, a junior McConnell Scholar from Louisville, will be part of the welcoming party this evening when former U.S. Presi...
Scholar keeps time for nationally televised political debate (Oct. 19, 2010) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Meghan Waters, a freshman McConnell Scholar, was the time keeper for the Oct. 17 University of Louisville-WHAS TV debate betwe...
McConnell Scholars featured on "Hardball with Chris Matthews" (Oct. 19, 2010) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - McConnell Scholars Eric Kiser and Max Morley were interviewed by Chris Matthews.
Gretchen Morgenson visits McConnell Scholars (Oct. 13, 2010) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Gretchen Morgenson, a Pulitzer-prize winning financial journalist, lunched with McConnell Scholars and university honors stude...
The U.S. Supreme Court: The Early Years (October 11, 2010) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - McConnell Scholars unravel the initial constitutional debates about the role of the U.S. Supreme Court.
Scholars visit The Thomas Merton Center(Sept. 29, 2010) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - McConnell Scholars visit The Thomas Merton Center as part of the Center's "Leadership and Literature: Autobiography Series."