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News Releases

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Senator Bob Dole on the Passing of Former KU Chancellor Robert Hemenway

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE AUGUST 3, 2015 “I was saddened to hear of the passing of my friend, Bob Hemenway. If it weren’t for Bob, the Dole Institute would not exist. He proposed the idea to me and convinced me to locate it on the campus of the University of Kansas. Bob was there at the […]

Read the latest issue of our newsletter, “The Leader”!

Learning is alive at the Dole Institute. In an effort to provide a variety of ways for people of all ages to get involved and benefit from enriching programs at the Institute, we have spent the last couple years building new opportunities. It has paid off! The Dole Institute newsletter is a great way to […]

Exhibition will mark 25th year of ADA

Jul 9, 2015 – The Dole Institute of Politics has announced two events to open “Celebrating Opportunity for People with Disabilities: 70 Years of Dole Leadership.” The exhibition is the kickoff event to the institute’s special series “commemorateADA,” recognizing the 25th anniversary of the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act and former U.S. Sen. […]

Dole Institute summer fellow hosts multi-session primer on government lobbying

May 14, 2015 – The Dole Institute of Politics at the University of Kansas will host Bob Steil, Dole summer fellow and government affairs expert, for this summer’s Study Group, “Government Relations & Lobbying: A Primer.”

Dole Institute awards history prize

May 5, 2015 – The Robert J. Dole Archive and Special Collections, part of the Dole Institute of Politics at the University of Kansas, has awarded its 2015 Robert J. Dole Congressional History Prize in conjunction with the Kansas History Day State Contest. The theme for the 2015 contest was Leadership and Legacy in History.

Program to address cybersecurity, privacy and national security

April 22, 2015 – The Dole Institute of Politics at the University of Kansas will present its 2015 Innovations Series program, “Privacy vs. Cyber Security for Nation, Corporation and Citizen.” For the program, a moderated panel of experts will include Chris Isaacson of BATS Global Market Inc., as well as KU faculty members Jonathan Peters […]

Dole Institute announces WWII letters online exhibition

April 14, 2015 – 2015 marks 70 years since Bob Dole’s injuries on a battlefield in Italy and the end of World War II as well as a decade since the release of the former senator’s 2005 memoir, “One Soldier’s Story.” The Robert J. Dole Archive & Special Collections, part of the Dole Institute of […]

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