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News Releases

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

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Dole Institute Accepting Submissions for Newly Announced Kansas Veterans Virtual Memory Wall

Wed, 07/28/2021 LAWRENCE – The Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics at the University of Kansas is calling on veterans and their families to submit personal stories and photos of service men and women who have ties to Kansas. This comes as part of a larger announcement that the Dole Institute will permanently install a […]

NEH Awards Dole Institute and Partners Funds to Build Online Portal for Congressional Archives

LAWRENCE – The Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics at the University of Kansas, in partnership with West Virginia University Libraries and the Robert C. Byrd Center for Congressional History and Education, will develop an online portal through which researchers can access a vast collection of Congressional documents. The three organizations are members of the […]

The Dole Institute welcomes Senator Pat Roberts for special program

LAWRENCE- The Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics at the University of Kansas has announced that it will live-stream the fourth and final installment of its afternoon series inspired by the Voices from the Big First, 1961-1968 exhibit on Tuesday, May 11 at 3 p.m. on the institute’s YouTube channel. This event will feature former U.S. Senator Pat Roberts and will […]

Statement regarding Senator Dole’s health challenges

In light of Senator Bob Dole’s announcement today that he has been diagnosed with lung cancer, Dole Institute Director Bill Lacy has shared the following statement.   “I spoke with Sen. Bob Dole yesterday about his diagnosis. Sen. Dole has faced much adversity in his life and is the toughest and most optimistic person I have […]

Dole Institute to debut exhibit about Bob Dole’s early years in Congress

The Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics at the University of Kansas is pleased to announce a new exhibit, Voices from the Big First, 1961-1968, which will debut in the Elizabeth Dole Gallery and Reading Room on February 11, 2021, and will remain open through fall of 2021. In conjunction with the exhibit, a series of afternoon programs […]

2020 Post-Election Conference to Debut as Video Series

LAWRENCE- The Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics at the University of Kansas has announced that the biennial Post-Election Conference will debut as an eleven-part video series on the institute’s YouTube Channel. “Our Post-Election Conference is one of the most anticipated events we have at the institute,” said Director Bill Lacy. “However, COVID-19 made it […]

Dole Institute to host filmmakers, scholars, and leaders this spring

LAWRENCE – The Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics at the University of Kansas has announced its virtual programming lineup for the Spring 2021 semester. With the inauguration of a new President, the focus of the early schedule will be on the presidency. Spring will also feature a new exhibit Voices from the Big First, 1961-1968 and […]

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