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Lalata completes highest number of service hours
(LOUISVILLE, Ky.) May 18, 2015— McConnell Scholar Diana Lalata ('17) records 189 service hours for 2014-2015.
Robinette earns Paul J. Weber Mentoring Fellowship Award
(May 4, 2015) LOUISVILLE, Ky. – McConnell Scholar Danielle Robinette will pursue a graduate-level teaching degree at UofL in the fall.
Two Teacher Scholars Program participants recognized for excellence
(May 4, 2015) LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Ky. social studies teachers Carmen Thompson and Sonya Gardner have been recognized for excellence in civic education.
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 Louisville.
Scholars earn top student awards
(May 4, 2015) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - McConnell Scholars receive top awards at the University of Louisville.
Gassman named Debate Society winner
(April 28, 2015) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Freshman McConnell Scholar Robert Gassman wins the Debate Society championship.
Daniel Boone documentary to air May 4 on KET
(May 1, 2015) LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The McConnell Center is one of several sponsors of the two-hour film, produced by Witnessing History, LLC.
McConnell Center partners with Kentucky Commission on Women to produce film
(Apr. 28, 2015) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - The McConnell Center joins with the Kentucky Commission on Women to produce and promote a film about famous Kentucky women.
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 Scholar wins Tachau Award for Excellence in History
(April 10, 2015) LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Sam Whittaker chosen as the top graduating student in the history department.
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.
Dahmer ('13) receives Edinburgh Gaelic Award
(March 23, 2015) EDINBURGH, Scotland. - Adam Dahmer ('13) wins the University of Edinburgh's most prestigious honor
Brewer receives Russian critical language scholarship
(March 20, 2015) LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Paige Brewer, a senior McConnell Scholar, will spend eight weeks in Russia.
Gies receives research grant to study Kentucky state formation
(March 12, 2015) LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Graduate assistant Benjamin Gies, of Louisville, is the recipient of a $1,000 grant from the Council on the Kentucky Society of Colonial Wars.
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 counsel for Sen. Mitch McConnell effective March 2.
McConnell Scholars participate in raiseRED dance marathon
(March 11, 2015) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - More than McConnell Scholars dance for 18 hours to raise money for pediatric cancer research.
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.