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Dole Institute opens exhibit featuring career and service of Elizabeth Dole

The Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics at the University of Kansas is pleased to announce the opening of What Would a Woman Offer Her Country?: Elizabeth Dole’s Ground-breaking, Trail-blazing Life of Service, the inaugural exhibit of the newly opened Elizabeth Dole Gallery and Reading Room at the institute. The exhibit features over 100 items […]

Dole Institute to honor Dr. Temple Grandin with Dole Leadership Prize

LAWRENCE – The Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics at the University of Kansas has announced that it will honor advocate for autistic persons and Professor of Animal Science Temple Grandin with the 2019 Dole Leadership Prize. Grandin will accept the award at a public program at the institute on Wednesday, Dec. 11 at 7 […]

Dole Institute Receives Humanities Kansas Grant

TOPEKA – Humanities Kansas recently awarded $10,000 to the Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics at the University of Kansas in support of“Voices from Congressman Dole’s Kansas, 1960-1968,” exhibition and public programs. Audrey Coleman serves as project director. “We are excited to receive this support, and look forward to connecting our exhibit to the broader […]

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