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Bill of Rights Day(December 15, 2010) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - In 1941, President Franklin D. Roosevelt declared December 15 to be Bill of Rights Day, commemorating the 150th anniversar...
McConnell Fellow presents 'A City Divided'(January 10, 2011) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Dr. John Kleber, a renowned Kentucky and Louisville historian, delivers lecture to St. Matthews Historical Society.
McConnell Center Fellow to examine JFK's speech, symbols (January 28, 2011) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Dr. Barbara A. Perry, a non-resident McConnell Center Fellow, will examine President John F. Kennedy's rhetoric, symbols, i...
Nicholson kicks off spring 2011 Local Leader Series (January 27, 2011) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - David L. Nicholson, Jefferson County's circuit court clerk, marks the first guest of the McConnell Center's 2011 Local Lead...
Test your Harry Potter knowledge, win prizes(February 14, 2011) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - From UofL Today
McConnell Fellow featured on NPR today (February 17, 2011) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Dr. Barbara Perry, a U.S. Supreme Court and presidency expert, will be a guest on today's "The Diane Rehm Show" on NPR. Th...
Director delivers 'Washington Night' address to Scottish Rite Temple(February 25, 2011) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Gary Gregg, director of the McConnell Center, argued George Washington should always be ranked first among America's presi...
The University Bookman interviews McConnell Center director(March 1, 2011) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Gary L. Gregg, director of the McConnell Center, discusses the connection between what people read and how they lead. He also ...
McConnell Center Fellow presents at 'Kentucky and the Civil War Symposium'(March 10, 2011) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Dr. Thomas Mackey, a McConnell Center Fellow, presents at 'Pathways to Freedom: Kentucky and the Civil War Symposium.'
During sesquicentennial, McConnell Center Fellow highlights 'War in the Mountains' (April 15, 2011) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Dr. Thomas Mackey, a University of Louisville history professor and McConnell Center Fellow, is a featured speaker at the Abr...
McConnell Center publication by Sen. Robert Byrd now available (March 15, 2011) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - The latest McConnell Center publication includes the speech U.S. Senator Robert C. Byrd delivered at the University of Louisv...
McConnell Center co-sponsors 'Outstanding Civic Education Leadership Award'(March 18, 2011) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - DuPont Manual's Merritt Robinson wins the second annual award from the Kentucky Secretary of State.
Navy officer receives the 2011 Chris Mattingly Award for Outstanding Leadership in Kentucky(April 11, 2011) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - McConnell Scholars present the memorial award to Joe Dablow, the director of planning and operations in Undergraduate Affair...
McConnell Fellow discusses Jackie Kennedy book on C-SPAN2 (April 16, 2011) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Dr. Barbara A. Perry, a former judicial fellow at the U.S. Supreme Court and a McConnell Center Non-Resident Fellow, will exa...
McConnell Center joins national effort to promote youth participation in politics (April 28, 2011) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - McConnell Center partners with Harvard University's Institute of Politics to promote political and civic engagement in Kentuc...
Director Gary Gregg — In Person(April 27, 2011) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - By UofL Today (www.louisville.edu/uofltoday) President. Provost, vice president, dean, professor, manager, director. As much ...
McConnell Center Fellow named outstanding faculty mentor of masters students (May 17, 2011) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Dr. Thomas Mackey, a history professor at the University of Louisville, is recognized for outstanding mentorship.
Kentucky students win McConnell Center essay contest(May 31, 2011) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Ten Kentucky students take top honors in a McConnell Center-sponsored essay contest.
'Henry Clay and the Struggle for the Union' to air on KET June 12(June 8, 2011) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - McConnell Center supports 60-minute documentary on Henry Clay and the compromises of 1820, 1833 and 1850.
Freedom Rider speaks at McConnell Center(June 21, 2011) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Ernest "Rip" Patton Jr. recounts his experiences as a participant in the Nashville Movement and the Freedom Rides 50 years ago...