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News Releases

Below is a listing of News & Press from the Dole Institute.

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EHS seniors get in-depth civics lesson (Emporia Gazette)

Gustavo Murillo and Nickolas Velo, seniors at Emporia High School, were awarded scholarships to attend YCLI. A total of 64 students statewide were selected to participate in the three-day event at no charge…

Trump signs bill awarding Congressional Gold Medal to Bob Dole (Topeka Capital-Journal)

President Donald Trump signed bipartisan legislation Friday authorizing presentation of the Congressional Gold Medal to Kansas political titan Robert Dole…

Author of book on legendary Cosmopolitan editor Helen Gurley Brown to visit Dole Institute (LJ World)

In advance of her visit, Hirshey visited with the Journal-World about her new book, her own brushes with the Cosmo maven, and why Gurley Brown’s bawdy brand of feminism deserves more credit than it’s historically received…

Dole Institute to award Harkin 2017 Dole Leadership Prize

The Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics at the University of Kansas has announced that it will honor retired U.S. Sen. Tom Harkin as the recipient of the 2017 Dole Leadership Prize…

Dole Institute to welcome ‘Nightline’ anchor, ambassador and more

The Dole Institute of Politics at the University of Kansas unveiled its full schedule for the fall 2017 semester this week…

A “Good Faith Effort” Isn’t Enough For Student Voters (Forbes)

Colleges and universities across the country have a responsibility to graduate active and informed citizens and to foster civic learning and democratic engagement, but not every campus has the resources to do this well…

Statement by Senator Bob Dole on Senator John McCain

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 20, 2017 “Elizabeth and I were saddened to learn of the recent health news concerning our good friend John McCain.  Having known John for many decades, I am certain that he is as tough as they come – if anyone can defeat this, it’s him.  John is a true American hero, […]

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