Tag: political science

Army vet set to graduate after finding acceptance, support at UofL

U.S. Army veteran Nicholas Kridos wasn’t proud of his grade point average. The 1.6 from his first attempt at college got him turned down...

Fulbright enables alumna’s next stop in exploring international relations

As Kasey Golding sees it, you have to be open to unexpected opportunities like the ones she encountered at UofL and since. And you...

Capitol steps: UofL students make run for experience

UofL’s Political Science faculty wanted to help their students grow in more ways than through in-classroom education. Understanding the value of real-world experience, the...

UofL senior wins scholarship to attend summer institute at Duke University

Senior Maria Martinez is one of 15 students who have earned a 2019 Ralph Bunche Summer Institute scholarship. The award encourages students to pursue academic...

UofL’s Sherri Wallace, Marian Vasser recognized as YMCA Black Achievers

Political Science Professor Sherri Wallace has her favorite quote atop her CV: “She who learns, teaches.” Last month, the YMCA of Greater Louisville recognized Wallace...

McConnell Scholar: ‘UofL one of the best things to happen to...

Bridget Kim is a senior political science major and theatre arts minor from Morehead, Kentucky. She is also a McConnell Scholar.  Kim spends much of...

Student ambassadors work to get out the vote

Brittany Greenwell could hardly wait to be old enough to register to vote. “I was really excited. I was waiting for that day.” She realized...

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...

UofL student and alum secure local nonprofit’s largest donation ever

This week, a semi-truck delivered $20,000 worth of free hygiene products to La Casita Center, a Louisville nonprofit that serves the local Latino community....

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...