Tag: McConnell Center

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...

Higher ed, bipartisanship discussed by U.S. Senate leader during UofL visit

U.S. Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer touched on several important topics in a Feb. 12 talk at the University of Louisville. He discussed bipartisan leadership,...

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)...

Strategic Broadening Seminar brings soldiers into the classroom

Taking notes, reviewing case studies, and participating in class seminars doesn't seem like a typical day for a U.S. soldier. But that’s how 30...

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...

McConnell Center partnership schools teachers, students in economics

Explaining how our nation’s economy works to high school students is no easy task. To make it easier, the McConnell Center partnered with FreedomTrust...

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...