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Deadlines for scholarships, contests, extended

Four of the Dole Institute’s opportunities for students have had their deadlines extended due to the coronavirus crisis. Please visit the pages listed below for further details. Civic Engagement Essay Contest Dole Internship Assistance Program Robert Hemenway Public Service Award Robert J. Dole Service to Country Award

Dole Institute museum galleries are closed

Following recommendations by local health officials, the Dole Institute of Politics museum galleries are closed to the public until further notice.

Announcement regarding upcoming events at the Dole Institute of Politics

In light of the latest developments concerning COVID-19, the Dole Institute of Politics will be suspending its Spring 2020 programming effective immediately and until further notice. We will continue to evaluate the coronavirus crisis. When health experts indicate it is safe, we will explore the possibility of resuming our programs. The safety and well-being of […]

Dole Institute hosts Ron Marks as Spring 2020 Discussion Group Fellow

Ron Marks, a former Central Intelligence Agency spy and Cyber Industry executive, will be the Spring 2020 Discussion Group Fellow

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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