All posts tagged "McConnell Center"

  • CIA Director Gina Haspel delivers McConnell Center lecture

    By Sam Combest — CIA Director Gina Haspel spoke to a packed Bigelow Hall Monday as the first speaker of the McConnell Center Distinguished Speaker Series. She recounted her career up to her controversial appointment as a...

    • Posted September 25, 2018
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  • Neil Gorsuch addresses packed house of McConnell Scholars

    By Shelby Brown– Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch packed Comstock Hall Sept. 21 to speak about the court and constitutional originalism. He visited as part of the McConnell Center’s Distinguished Speakers Series. Prior to the event, the...

    • Posted September 21, 2017
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    Brief: Neil Gorsuch to meet with McConnell Scholars

    By Janet Dake —  Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch will speak at U of L Sept. 21 at the McConnell Center. Gorsuch will speak and answer questions publicly, but is also expected to meet with McConnell Scholar...

    • Posted September 13, 2017
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  • Dr. Perry gives President's Day Lecture 2017
    U of L alumna Barbara Perry: What makes a good president?

    By Shelby Brown– U of L alumna Barbara Perry examined presidential leadership skills in the McConnell Center’s President’s Day lecture Feb. 20. Calling George Washington, Abraham Lincoln and Franklin D. Roosevelt great presidents, Perry explained why some presidents were...

    • Posted February 20, 2017
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  • U.S. Senator Joni Ernst visits U of L

    By Jerad Godsave– The McConnell Center wrapped up a busy week on Oct. 21 by welcoming Iowa Senator Joni Ernst to speak. Ernst gave a free public lecture in Bigelow Hall, as well as meeting privately with...

    • Posted October 23, 2016
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  • The Louisville Cardinal News
    McConnell Center celebrates Constitution Day

    By Zackary June– Unknown to many, Sept. 16th is National Constitution Day. To commemorate, the McConnell Center hosted the third and final debate in their “MVP of the Founding” series. The debate featured two accomplished professors and authors, Michael...

    • Posted September 18, 2016
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  • The Louisville Cardinal News
    Brief: Mitch McConnell to visit near U of L

    By Kyeland Jackson — Senate majority leader and U of L graduate Mitch McConnell will visit the Papa Johns Cardinal Stadium June 17 to discuss his recent publication. The discussion and signing for his book, titled “The...

    • Posted June 6, 2016
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  • McConnell Center kicks off 25th anniversary

    By Olivia Krauth– U of L’s McConnell Center kicked off it’s 25th year on campus and its “Citizens and Statesmen” free lecture series tonight. William Allen delivered the first lecture of the monthly series, speaking on the...

    • Posted January 19, 2016
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  • A Lottocracy: Somebody’s gotta represent. Might as well be you.

    A government represented by citizens selected at random – no elections, no campaign fundraising, no corruption. Sounds both intriguing and dubious. But that is what Alexander Guerrero, a philosophy and medical ethics professor at the University of...

    • Posted February 26, 2015
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  • UN Ambassador Samantha Power speaks at U of L, McConnell Center

    The McConnell Center and the University of Louisville welcomed United Nations Ambassador Samantha Power to the Miller IT Center’s Bigelow Hall on Jan. 12 to discuss United States foreign policy. Power is the youngest US Ambassador to...

    • Posted January 12, 2015
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