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The McConnell Connection

Dear friend of the McConnell Center,

We are pleased to welcome U.S. Senator Scott Brown to the McConnell Center Nov. 8 to discuss his election, recent developments in Washington, D.C., and the future of American politics after the 2010 midterm elections. Check out our full calendar of events.

Public EventsModern America: Franklin's Legacy

Modern America: Franklin's Legacy

Join us Nov. 8, 4-5 p.m., in the Chao Auditorium.

Rosalind Remer, executive director of the Benjamin Franklin Tercentenary, will discuss highlights of Franklin's autobiography. The book has been translated into 28 languages and has never been out of print. More »

Election 2010: A Retrospective

Election 2010: A Retrospective

Nov. 12, 2-3:30 p.m. — A meeting of Kentucky's finest political observers.

Join The Courier-Journal's former chief political writer, President George W. Bush's former special assistant and Gov. Steve Beshear's former deputy chief of staff for a 90-minute analysis of the 2010 election. More »

McConnell Scholars

Scholarship Applications Available

Kentucky high school seniors with outstanding leadership potential are encouraged to apply for a McConnell Scholarship. Jan. 15 deadline. Read more »

Freshman Scholar Makes National TV

Freshman Scholar Makes National TV

Meghan Waters, 15, a freshman McConnell Scholar, kept time for three U of L - WHAS-TV political debates. More »

Civic Education

Professional Development Opportunity

All Kentucky teachers grades 5-12 are eligible to apply for a four-day professional development opportunity. Applications due Dec. 8.