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Waters named 2012 McConnell Center debate champ (April 12, 2012) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Sophomore Meghan Waters beat junior Ben Weyman in the championship round.
Seniors successfully defend undergraduate theses (April 25, 2012) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Three McConnell Scholars at the University of Louisville complete thesis projects.
Shireman studies development in Costa Rica (Jan. 23, 2012) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Sophomore oSha Shireman, of Meade County, will study in Costa Rica for the spring semester.
Four head to national moot court tourney(Jan. 11, 2012) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - After a strong performance in regional competition, four McConnell Scholars head to nationals this weekend.
Four head to national moot court tourney (Jan. 11, 2012) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - After a strong performance in regional competition, four McConnell Scholars head to nationals this weekend.
Dispatches from India: Scholar volunteers in health clinic(December 14, 2011) PUNJAB, India - Sophomore Hunter Pittman joins University of Louisville students on a service mission.
Four scholars to compete in national moot court tournament (Dec. 5, 2011) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - After top performances at regional competition, four McConnell Scholars earn bids to the national moot court tournament. Two ot...
Moot court team heads to Fla. for regional competition (Dec. 1, 2011) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Teams consider fourth amendment and protected speech cases.
Weber named to Teach for America Corps(Nov. 28, 2011) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Senior McConnell John Weber to teach two years in Nashville's low-income communities.
Weber named to food service's national student board of directors (Nov. 16, 2011) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - John Weber, a senior McConnell Scholar, is one of two Kentucky students named to a food service national board.
Pair elected to top offices in local Kappa Delta sorority (Nov. 14, 2011) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Bagby and Mahanes elected President of Chapter and Vice President of Standards for UofL's Kappa Delta Sorority.
Scholars named homecoming semi-finalists(Oct. 17, 2011) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Three McConnell Scholars have been named 2011 University of Louisville homecoming court semi-finalists.
Scholars, teachers study in Colonial Williamsburg(Oct. 7, 2011) WILLIAMSBURG, Va. - McConnell Scholars and Kentucky high school social studies teachers discuss founding documents and leaders in Colonial Willia...
Five freshmen earn campus leadership positions (Sept. 13, 2011) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - McConnell Scholars join Freshmen LEAD and Task Force Freshman
Scholar considers ways to promote traditional music in Kentucky's highlands (Sept. 6, 2011) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Sophomore Meghan Waters spends part of her summer interning in U.S. Representative Geoff Davis's office.
Student published in national magazine(Sept. 1, 2011) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Sophomore McConnell Scholar Hunter Pittman publishes an article in The NODA Review.
Pippin elected to national fraternity office(Aug. 18, 2010) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Trey Pippin, of Owensboro, was recently elected president of Phi Kappa Tau Fraternity's first national Undergraduate Advisory ...
Three McConnell Scholars earn international scholarships (July 22, 2011) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Hunter Davis, Blake Christopher and Michael Zeller earn international scholarships along with six other University of Louisvil...
Scholars pursue diverse opportunities after graduation(July 14, 2011) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Ten students graduate from the McConnell Scholars Program and prepare for new chapters in their lives.
Center welcomes 10 new scholars(June 23, 2011) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Ten students from Kentucky join the McConnell Scholars Program.