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.
McConnell Scholar named Miss University of Louisville
(Feb. 23, 2015) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Anna Cecile Pepper wins preliminary competition for Miss Kentucky.
Patriot Games: McConnell Scholars help craft U.S. Senate teaching tool
(Feb. 15, 2015) LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Students researched post-9/11 legislation to provide content for a computer game for the new Edward M. Kennedy Institute in Boston.
Ball to attend Harvard conference
(Feb. 17, 2015) CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - Jeremy Ball selected for the Harvard Kennedy School's Public Policy and Leadership Conference.
CIVICS: Professional development conference on 20th Century dystopian literature
(June 26, 2015) LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Kentucky social studies teachers are invited to apply for a three-day conference on '20th Century Dystopian Literature.' Applications are due Aug. 3.
CIVICS: Professional development trip to Atlanta
(Feb. 6, 2015) LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Kentucky social studies teachers are invited to apply for a week-long conference on 'The Intellectual Foundations of Political Economy.' Applications are due March 2.
Smith interns with local literary agency
(Feb. 5, 2015) LOUISVILLE, Ky. – McConnell Scholar Natalie Smith spends the semester interning for Speilburg Literary Agency.
Whitlock, Grout intern with Kentucky Legislative Assembly
(Feb. 3, 2015) FRANKFORT, Ky. – McConnell Scholars intern for Ky. Sen. Pro Tem David Givens.
Holland to attend Future Educators national conference
(Feb. 2, 2015) - LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Freshman McConnell Scholar to attend national education conference in Washington, D.C.
Ball receives 'Readers' Choice Award'
(Jan. 28, 2015) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - McConnell Scholar Jeremy Ball writes most popular blog on 'The McConnell Center Life.'
Haque named 14th-best moot court orator in nation
(Jan. 21, 2015) LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Senior McConnell Scholars finish among top 48 undergraduate moot court teams in national competition.
Ambassador becomes 47th distinguished guest speaker at McConnell Center
(Jan. 15, 2015) LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Samantha Power, the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, was the 47th Distinguished Speaker at the McConnell Center. She is also the third Pulitzer Prize winner to visit the center.
McConnell Center extends ‘Debating America’ series
(Dec. 17, 2014) Public invited to series of public talks on overlooked debates, ideas and people
United Nations Ambassador Samantha Power to visit McConnell Center
(Dec. 16, 2014) LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Samantha Power, U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, will speak at the University of Louisville Jan. 12 as a guest of the university’s McConnell Center.