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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.
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.
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...
Scholar receives Boren Scholarship (June 13, 2011) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Junior Michael Zeller will spend the next academic year studying at Moscow State University in Russia after receiving a Boren ...
Class of 2012 departs for the People's Republic of China (May 16, 2011) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Ten McConnell Scholars embark on a month-long study abroad program.
Shepard wins debate championship (April 26, 2011) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Junior Ben Shepard wins three matches to secure the championship title.
Senior scholar named queen of the Kentucky Derby Festival (April 18, 2011) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Trisha Maclin, a senior McConnell Scholar majoring in English and political science at the University of Louisville, was chos...
Scholar embraces 'service before self' award (April 7, 2011) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - McConnell Scholar Alexandra Jenkins is the assistant director for the university's Relay For Life team.
Scholar receives English-Speaking Union scholarship (April 6 2011) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Blake Christopher, a junior from Estill County, will attend the History, Politics and Society Program at the University of Oxfo...
Scholar receives Etscorn International Summer Research Award (March 28, 2011) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Sophomore Michael Zeller will use the $5,000 scholarship to research at the Churchill Archives at the University of Cambridge...
McConnell Scholar elected student body president (March 11, 2011) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Junior Kurtis Frizzell (McLean County) will serve as the 2011-2012 University of Louisville Student Government Association Pr...
Scholar receives David Hershberg Scholarship for International Study (March 8, 2011) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Michael Zeller receives $2,500 to study Winston Churchill in Europe.
Election Results: McConnell Scholars face off in student body president run-of (March 7, 2011) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Juniors Kurtis Frizzell (McLean County) and John Weber (Jefferson County) are pitted against each other in the University of L...
Scholars help local elementary students go green, eat healthy and read (Feb. 7, 2011) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - The McConnell Scholars Program has partnered with the Head Start Program at Dawsom Orman Elementary for a semester-long project...
Three Scholars advance in Fulbright selection process (Jan. 24, 2011) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - A national committee recommends Chelsey Hall, Charley Helms and Robert Works as Fulbright finalists to their host country of c...
Six Scholars advance to moot court nationals (Jan. 13, 2011) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Teams consider Commerce Clause and same sex marriage issues
Scholar named 2011 Kentucky Derby Princess (Jan. 11, 2011) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Senior Trisha Maclin, of Marion, will attend more than 70 local events as a Kentucky Derby royal.
Poetry professor leads Scholars through Wendell Berry's work (March 21, 2011) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Jeffrey Skinner, a creative writing and poetry professor at the University of Louisville, led McConnell Scholars through a c...
New McConnell Scholar Council elected (Dec. 14, 2010) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Five McConnell Scholars selected by peers to lead in 2011.