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Spring student award applications now open

Applications are now open for spring 2019 student awards from the Dole Institute of Politics! Read on to find eligibility criteria and application details. The Dole Internship Assistance Program provides financial assistance to KU students in the pursuit of their careers in public service, politics, museum/archival studies or related fields. This program provides awards of […]

Remembering Alison Carter

We are sad to share the passing of a longtime friend, volunteer and Dole Institute staffer. Alison Carter worked for Sen. Bob Dole and later served on our staff for 10 years. Originally hired by Director Bill Lacy, she also volunteered in the archives last year for Assistant Director and Senior Archivist Audrey Coleman. An […]

Carly Fiorina, Major Garrett among Dole Institute spring presenters

The Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics at the University of Kansas has unveiled its full schedule of programming for the spring 2019 semester. The slate is led by April events with Major Garrett, chief Washington correspondent for CBS News, and Carly Fiorina, former HP chief executive and presidential hopeful…

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  • Upcoming Events

    Apr 02

    An Evening with Major Garrett

    April 2 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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