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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 […]


April 7, 2015 – The Dole Institute will provide a live stream for the Study Group session featuring Fellow Jimmy LaSalvia and his guest Greg Orman. To view the live stream of the event, visit the Dole Institute’s website,, and click on the Live Streaming button at the top of the page shortly before […]

Former U.S. Senate candidate Greg Orman to visit for Dole event

April 3, 2015 – Jimmy LaSalvia, Dole Institute of Politics spring 2015 Fellow at the University of Kansas and political strategist, commentator and author, will host Greg Orman, recent independent candidate for Senate, for the final Study Group session of his fellowship. Former U.S. Rep. Jim Slattery offers insight into relationship between U.S., Iran

March 30, 2015 – Former U.S. Rep. Jim Slattery, D-Kansas, spoke Monday afternoon at Kansas University’s Dole Institute of Politics about the United States’ relations with Iran, the countries’ histories and current nuclear negotiations.

Former congressman to discuss US-Iran foreign relations

March 24, 2015 – The Dole Institute of Politics at the University of Kansas will host former U.S. Rep. Jim Slattery, D-Kan., to give a talk on his recent trip to Iran, hope for successful nuclear talks and a crucial people-to-people aspect of U.S.-Iran relations.

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