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.
Davis wins Rotary Ambassadorial Scholarship to New Zealand
(Nov. 9, 2010) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Hunter Davis, a senior McConnell Scholar from Ashland, is one of four students in Kentucky to earn a 2011 Rotary Ambassadorial Scholarship.
Author, guest speaker on WFPL's "State of Affairs" today at 1 p.m.
(November 2, 2010) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Author Dr. Rosalind Remer, executive director of the Benjamin Franklin Tercentenary, will be featured live at 1 p.m. today.
U.S. Senator Scott Brown to visit
(November 3, 2010) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - U.S. Senator Scott Brown (R-Mass) will speak at the University of Louisville Nov. 8 as a guest of the McConnell Center. His free lecture will begin at 1:30; ticketed seating begins at 12:45 p.m.
Scholar helps bring Bill Clinton to U of L
(Nov. 1, 2010) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - John Weber, a junior McConnell Scholar from Louisville, will be part of the welcoming party this evening when former U.S. President Bill Clinton and Jack Conway, Kentucky attorney general and democratic candidate for U.S. Senate, arrive at the University of Louisville campus.
Want to go to law school? Ask the expert.
(October 25, 2010) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - In "May it Please the Court," Dr. Barbara Perry, a U.S. Supreme Court expert, will shed light on what makes an effective oral argument. Prospective law students don't want to miss this presentation.
Glover prepares for first tour of duty overseas
(Oct. 25, 2010) FT. CAMPBELL, Ky. - Jordan Glover (Class of 2006) was promoted to captain last week at Fort Campbell, Ky.
Don't know much about history?
(October 21, 2010) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Author James Loewen will discuss why Americans have lost touch with their history in a free public talk Oct. 21, 4 p.m., Chao Auditorium, Ekstrom Library.
Jennings quoted in The Wall Street Journal
(Oct. 20, 2010) Scott Jennings, a 2000 McConnell Scholar graduate, comments on today's political climate in The Wall Street Journal.