Tag: McConnell Scholars

UofL’s super scholars: winners of prominent awards announced

Some of the university’s most sought-after scholarships were earned by 39 students this year. Those scholarships—known as the mentored scholars—include the Brown Fellows, Grawemeyer...

U.S. Secretary of Defense meets with UofL’s McConnell Scholars

U.S. Secretary of Defense Mark Esper spoke at the University of Louisville last week as a guest of U.S. Senator Mitch McConnell. Esper talked...

Four McConnell Scholars advance to national moot court competition

Four McConnell Scholars have advanced to nationals after their strong performance at a regional moot court competition held recently in Michigan. Macey Mayes (’18)...

Newest U.S. Supreme Court Justice wows McConnell Scholars

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch spoke to more than 500 people during a public event at Comstock Hall, but it was the time...

UofL to welcome Supreme Court Justice Neil M. Gorsuch next week

The newest member of the U.S. Supreme Court will visit the University of Louisville’s McConnell Center next Thursday, Sept. 21. As part of the center’s...

McConnell Center, Harvard University partnership looks to ‘Reconnect America’

The United States is anything but united when it comes to discussing politics, especially in the wake of the most recent presidential election. That’s...

Judge nominated to U.S. Court of Appeals visits McConnell Center

Two days after President Donald Trump nominated him to serve on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, Amul Thapar, a U.S....

McConnell Scholars program applicant pool jumps 26 percent over last year

The McConnell Center is celebrating its 26th year with a record-high number of applicants this spring for its McConnell Scholars Program. This year’s applicant...

Witnessing history: McConnell Scholars travel to DC for inauguration, protests

Millions of people from all across the world descended on Washington, DC, earlier this month to witness not only the inauguration of President Donald...

McConnell Center celebrates Silver Anniversary with nine new scholars

The McConnell Center is celebrating its 25th anniversary by welcoming nine new McConnell Scholars to the Belknap campus this fall. Throughout the last quarter century...