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Recent Posts

Visitor Advisory/ ADA Accessibility – Construction Anticipated to Begin April 25

April 18, 2022 - Features

Parking Lot & Sidewalk Closures:

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Dole Institute Announces Dole Lecture, Additional Spring Programming

April 4, 2022 - News

LAWRENCE — The Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics at the University of Kansas has announced new upcoming programming in addition to its early spring…

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Remembering Secretary Albright

March 24, 2022 - Features

In September of 2006, the Dole Institute welcomed Madeleine Albright, former U.S. Secretary of State. She spoke at the Lied Center, "An Evening with Madeleine Albright" in a program moderated by Dole Fellow Stephen Jacques, and appeared at a book…

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Dole Institute announces initial spring 2022 programming

January 25, 2022 - News

The Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics at the University of Kansas is pleased to announce its early spring 2022 programming lineup, featuring a variety of incredible speakers. This semester’s guests include a former U.S. Senator from Kansas, a…

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Memorial webpage shares Senator Bob Dole’s life & legacy

December 20, 2021 - News

To learn more about the life and legacy of Senator Robert J. Dole, visit The memorial site offers a glimpse into Senator Dole's legacy of leadership, photographs from his career and memorial…

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Dole Institute to host virtual viewing of Senator Dole’s remembrance events

December 8, 2021 - News

While we continue to process the profound loss of Senator Robert J. Dole, we are heartened by the outpouring of kindness and compassion by his supporters across Kansas, the nation, and the world. …

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A Statement on the passing of Senator Bob Dole from Director Audrey Coleman and Director Emeritus Bill Lacy

December 5, 2021 - News

Senator Bob Dole has left a tremendous legacy of service and leadership as a soldier, legislator, and statesman. …

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Dole Institute of Politics presents The Counselors

October 27, 2021 - News

On Nov. 17, the Dole Institute of Politics will debut The Counselors, an engaging series featuring two advocates arguing either side of an important national issue. In a cross between a courtroom trial and a debate, the two counselors will present…

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