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High school essay contest announced (Feb. 14, 2013) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Civic Education Program's essay contest focuses on 'roots and reform'
Gregg to defend electoral college at UK Law Federalist Society (Feb. 15, 2013) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - McConnell Center director invited to discuss presidential voting later this month.
McConnell Center sponsors Kentucky Council for the Social Studies events (September 21, 2011) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - The McConnell Center's Civic Education Program sponsors six lectures on American history.
'Henry Clay and the Struggle for the Union' DVD available online (Sept. 29, 2011) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - The McConnell Center helps underwrite a 56-minute documentary on Henry Clay and the comprises of 1820, 1833 and 1850.
KET's Bill Goodman goes 'one to one' with Center director (Oct. 16, 2011) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - The 30-minute interview will broadcast at 1 p.m., Oct. 16 on KET.
Kentucky students become 'Budget Heroes' at the McConnell Center (Sept. 30, 2011) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Approximately 40 students and teachers from Kentucky high schools try to balance the federal budget using a new web-based si...
House Speaker John Boehner to visit McConnell Center (Oct. 14, 2011) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - John Boehner, speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, will give a public talk at the University of Louisville Oct. 31 th...
Director lectures on birth of constitutional statesmanship (Oct. 11, 2011) CAMOT-MOON, Pa. - Gary Gregg, director of the McConnell Center, lectures at Robert Morris University.
Politicians must seek 'common ground,' Boehner says (Oct. 31, 2011) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - America’s political leaders need to “recognize that common ground and compromise are not the same things” and work toget...
Center hopes hero book reprint will inspire, teach (Nov. 3, 2011) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - McConnell Center to give away 50 copies of "Hero Tales from American History" to university students, faculty and staff.
Happy holidays from the McConnell Center (Dec. 2011) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - 2011 Holiday Card
U.S. Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta to visit the McConnell Center (Feb. 15, 2012) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Leon Panetta, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Defense, will speak March 1 at the University of Louisville's Cardinal Arena...
McConnell Center Survey: Presidential Elections that Shaped America (Feb. 17, 2012) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Lincoln's election shaped America's future more than other U.S. presidential election, according to a national McConnell Cente...
WATCH LIVE: Sec. of Defense Leon Panetta (March 1, 2012) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Leon Panetta, U.S. Secretary of Defense, speaks to students and community members at the University of Louisville's Brown and ...
Sec. of Defense Panetta addresses large crowd at UofL (March 1, 2012) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - By Mark Hebert, University of Louisville's Office of Communications & Marketing
Clay documentary earns 2012 Telly Award (April 9, 2012) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - 'Henry Clay and the Struggle for the Union,' a documentary about Henry Clay and the compromises of 1820, 1833 and 1850, has ea...
Director delivers keynote address at 'American Statesmanship and Constitutionalism Colloquium' (April 13, 2012) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Gary L. Gregg will discuss "The Moral Imagination in Washington's Statesmanship" at the Rochester Institute of Technology.
Remembering Captain Dan Utley (1979-2012) (April 23, 2012) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Gary Gregg, director of the McConnell Center, shares his memories of Captain Dan Utley, a 2001 University of Louisville and M...
Gregg to discuss electoral college on 'Kentucky Tonight' at 8 p.m. EDT (June 25, 2012) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Gregg to discuss electoral college on 'Kentucky Tonight' at 8 p.m. EDT
McConnell Center to host Daw Aung San Suu Kyi (September 13, 2012) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - McConnell Center to host Daw Aung San Suu Kyi