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Scholars earn bid to national moot court tournament(Dec. 10, 2012) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Seniors Tyler Bosley and Meagan Floyd will represent the McConnell Scholars Program and University of Louisville at national c...
Imel presents research at Posters-at-the-Capitol(Feb. 21, 2013) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Janna Imel, a junior McConnell Scholar from Greenup, Ky., was one of 20 University of Louisville students to submit a research...
Brandt, Bosley to highlight negative effects of Facebook on academic, personal life(Feb. 10, 2013) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Senior McConnell Scholars serve on student-led presentation describing the scope and consequences of excessive Facebook usage ...
Video, photos of 'reTHINK Federalism' event now availableFeb. 9, 2013 - Michael Greve's 'reTHINK Federalism: Our Upside-Down Constitution' is now available in video format.
High school essay contest announcedFeb. 15, 2013 - Civic Education Program to give away $900 in prize money to high school students
Gregg to defend electoral college at UK Law Federalist SocietyFeb. 15, 2013 - McConnell Center director invited to discuss presidential voting later this month.
Whittaker elected arts & sciences senator(Feb. 20, 2013) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - McConnell Scholar Sam Whittaker ('15) is one of 10 senators elected to represent the UofL College of Arts & Sciences.
Floyd, Zeller win $16,000 Freeman Foundation grant(Feb. 22, 2013) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Senior McConnell Scholars will travel to Malaysia to study the Chin refugee crisis.
Scholars named to '21st Century University Initiative' committees(Feb. 25, 2013) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - McConnell Scholars are among 200 faculty, staff and student committee volunteers.
McConnell Center welcomes Freels to staff(Feb. 27, 2013) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Jessica Freels, of Knoxville, Tenn., joins the Center as an administrative assistant.
Waters earns Henry Clay Internship to Washington, D.C.(March 12, 2013) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Junior Meghan Waters, of Campbell County, Ky., is one of two Kentuckians to receive the $4,000 award.
Video, photos of 'reTHINK Big' event now available(March 21, 2013) LOUISVILLE, Ky.
Rubio talks about maintaining American dreamMarch 26, 2013 - By Janene Zaccone, Communications and Marketing
Director remembers Remini, former U.S. House of Representatives historian and McConnell Center guestApril 2, 2013 - Robert Remini, a former official U.S. House of Representatives historian, died March 28 at age 91. He was a former McConnell Center guest speake...
McConnell Center fellow edits second volume on Civil War historyApril 3, 2013 - Thomas Mackey, PhD, a University of Louisville history professor, is the editor of "A Documentary History of the American Civil War Era, Volume ...
Evan Shepherd receives Truman scholarship(April 19, 2013) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - University of Louisville junior Evan Shepherd has been named a 2013 Truman Scholar, a prominent award given to 62 U.S. colleg...
Ben-Reno Weber receives 2013 Chris Mattingly AwardApril 30, 2013 - Ben-Reno Weber, CEO of the Kentucky YMCA Youth Association, is the 16th recipient of the Chris Mattingly Award for Outstanding Community Leader...
Wilson earns McConnell scholarship to the University of Louisville(May 10, 2013) LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Hannah Wilson, of Bradfordsville, Ky., has been named a McConnell Scholar at the University of Louisville.
Center welcomes 9 new McConnell Scholars (May 13, 2013) LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The McConnell Center welcomes its 22nd class of McConnell Scholars.
Vance earns McConnell scholarship to the University of Louisville(May 10, 2013) LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Aaron Vance, of Vine Grove, Ky., has been named a McConnell Scholar at the University of Louisville.