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(February 14, 2011) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - From UofL Today
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.
McConnell Fellow presents 'A City Divided'
(January 10, 2011) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Dr. John Kleber, a renowned Kentucky and Louisville historian, delivers lecture to St. Matthews Historical Society.
Adams retains post with Republican Governors Association
(Jan. 11, 2011) WASHINGTON, D.C. - Mike Adams, a 1998 McConnell Scholar graduate, retains his post as general counsel and deputy executive director for the 2012 election cycle.
The Leadership of John AdamsApr 04, 2011 from 05:00 PM to 07:00 PM
Anne Burleigh gives a lecture on John Adams and his leadership style.
At the End of the Modern AgeMar 08, 2011 from 06:00 PM to 07:00 PMChao Auditorium, Ekstrom Library, University of Louisville,
John Lukacs, PhD, argues that we are at the end of the modern age that began with the Renaissance and that this period calls for a reconsideration of objectivity in history and science.
Pondering PotterFeb 18, 2011 from 06:00 PM to 07:00 PMChao Auditorium, Ekstrom Library, University of Louisville,
(Feb. 18, 2011) LOUISVILLE, Ky. – John Granger lectures on the meaning and symbolism of Harry Potter.
What Literature Can Teach the Natural SciencesApr 04, 2011 from 02:00 PM to 03:00 PMChao Auditorium, University of Louisville,
Patrick Deneen, a Georgetown University political scholar and founder of the Tocqueville Forum, will consider how Wendell Berry, Mark Twain and others can offer guidance to the natural science disciplines.
Literary StatesmanshipJan 31, 2011 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PMChao Auditorium, Ekstrom Library, University of Louisville,
Natalie Fuehrer-Taylor, a government professor at Skidmore College, will discuss how writers can serve as statesmen in modern American democracy without holding political office.
New McConnell Scholar Council elected
(Dec. 14, 2010) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Five McConnell Scholars selected by peers to lead in 2011.
Sen. Mitch McConnell named one of the "Top Ten Most Intriguing Political Personalities of 2010"
(December 13, 2010) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - The New Yorker's Ryan Lizza includes Sen. Mitch McConnell as one of the "Top Ten Most Intriguing Political Personalities of 2010 (Who Merit Watching in 2011)."
Scholar combines service and scholarship in Cebu, Philippines
(Dec. 13, 2011) CEBU, Philippines - Alexandra "Alex" Jenkins, a justice administration major from Trigg County, is currently in Cebu, Philippines, with the university's International Service Learning Program.
Two Scholars selected for Student Orientation Staff
(Dec. 6, 2010) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Freshmen McConnell Scholars to assist with University of Louisville incoming student orientation and campus tours
Teachers consider Hoover-Roosevelt debates
(December 2, 2010) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Four-day conference marks the third co-sponsored civic education program of the McConnell Center and Liberty Fund, Inc.
Scholar performs at Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade
(Nov. 29, 2010) NEW YORK, Ny. - Freshman Melissa Moore plays the piccolo with Eastern High School's marching band
Four McConnell Scholars advance to national moot court tournament
(Nov. 23, 2010) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Four McConnell Scholars from the McConnell Scholar Moot Court Team advance to the national moot court tournament.
Moot court set for regional competition
(Nov. 16, 2010) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Six McConnell Scholars to argue commerce clause, same sex marriage at the University of Tampa
Carroll invited to Teach for America
(Nov. 15, 2010) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Andrew Carroll, a senior McConnell Scholar from Erlanger, has been invited to teach history and geography for two years at an under-performing school in Nashville.
EVENT: Insight into the 2010 Election
(November 12, 2010) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Dr. Laurie Rhodebeck (U of L political science), Al Cross (director of the Institute for Rural Journalism and Community Issues) and two political insiders analyze the strategies and outcomes of the 2010 elections.
Sen. McCain's remarks released in honor of Veterans Day
(November 11, 2010) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - U.S. Sen. John McCain visited the McConnell Center on Nov. 11, 2009.