Tag: McConnell Center

McConnell Center director’s expertise featured in Electoral College documentary film

Less than two months before the presidential election, a new documentary on the Electoral College features the expertise of the director of the McConnell...

UofL History professor tapped to teach at Army War College

Daniel Krebs, PhD, associate professor of history in UofL’s College of Arts & Sciences, will spend the 2020-2021 academic year as the Harold Keith...

Secretary of State Pompeo discusses foreign policy approach during UofL visit

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo spoke on campus Monday morning as part of the McConnell Center’s Distinguished Speaker Series. Pompeo told the University...

Virginia senator shares lessons learned as mayor, governor, senator

U.S. Senator Tim Kaine (D-Va.), who spoke at UofL Monday as a McConnell Center guest, has been a mayor, governor and senator—one of only...

A strong constitution: Kentucky students show what they know

How well do you know the U.S. Constitution? While most Americans comprehend that the Constitution protects their rights, few can readily cite the history, laws...

Israeli ambassador talks about freedom, U.S.-Israel relations

Israeli Ambassador Ron Dermer spoke on UofL’s Belknap Campus Nov. 16 as part of the McConnell Center’s Distinguished Speaker Series. Dermer was interviewed by Scott...

CIA director, UofL alum outlines priorities

CIA Director Gina Haspel told a UofL audience on Monday that the Agency “doesn’t do easy” and that its priorities include a robust overseas...

A look back on John McCain’s 2009 visit to UofL

The late Senator John McCain visited the University of Louisville in November 2009, just one year after he was defeated by Barack Obama in...

UofL gets fifth Army War College Fellow

Like many new students at the University of Louisville, United States Army Col. Jeremiah J. Jette feels a bit like a fish out of...

UofL grads are McConnell Scholars, Fulbright winners and best friends

Best friends. Roommates. Louisvillians. McConnell Scholars. Those are just a few of things Christian Bush, Kyle Hilbrecht and Robert Gassman have in common. But the similarities...