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

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Dole Institute unveils full slate of spring programs

The Dole Institute of Politics at the University of Kansas has announced additional public programs for the spring 2017 semester. A group of distinguished KU alumni will headline the semester’s programming, including 2017 Dole Lecture guest Robert Kaplan…

Estate gift provides funds for Spencer Museum of Art, nursing, Dole Institute

A $100,000 estate gift from the late alumna Marynell Dyatt Reece will provide funds for the Spencer Museum of Art, a nursing scholarship and the Dole Institute of Politics at the University of Kansas…

Dole Institute releases early spring 2017 programs

The Dole Institute of Politics at the University of Kansas has announced its early spring 2017 programming schedule, including the popular annual Presidential Lecture Series and the monthly Fort Leavenworth Series.

Exhibition will share stories of Vietnam POW, MIA advocates

The Dole Institute of Politics has announced the creation of a new special exhibition about these leaders, opening in May 2017. “The League of Wives: Vietnam’s POW/MIA Allies & Advocates” will tell the story of the military wives who founded the organization, which would later become the National League of POW/MIA Families…

Trump, Clinton campaign insiders view FBI disclosures as pivotal in race (Topeka Capital-Journal)

Campaign managers, communications directors and pollsters who had a front-row seat to the showdown between Trump and Clinton gathered at the Dole Institute of Politics at the University of Kansas for a second day of discussion about a 2016 campaign that produced one of the more shocking outcomes in modern U.S. election history…

‘Authentic’ Trump prevailed Nov. 8, campaign insiders say in post-election conference (KC Star)

The now-familiar sights and sounds of the 2016 presidential election were on full display Friday at the Dole Institute of Politics in the second day of a conference reviewing the results of the contest between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton…

Campaign staffers and reporters share thoughts on 2016 election at Dole Institute event (LJ World)

At a post-election conference held at the Dole Institute of Politics on the University of Kansas campus, people from Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton’s campaign said that in 2016, fundraising and campaign advertising did not have the same effect that they’ve had in the past, and even the public’s reaction to controversies that arose during the campaign were not what they had expected…

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