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News Releases

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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 […]

Fall at the Dole Institute: Activism, current issues and history

The Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics at the University of Kansas has announced its programming lineup for the fall 2019 semester. Events include a mix of topics including effective activism, current U.S. and world events, the upcoming census and national history.

Dole Institute congressional history prizes awarded at Kansas History Day

The Robert and Elizabeth Dole Archive and Special Collections at KU’s Dole Institute of Politics awarded the 2019 Robert J. Dole Congressional History Prize to three projects at the 2019 Kansas History Day State Contest.

Fiorina tells Dole Institute audience American politics need return of Dole-like leadership (Lawrence Journal World)

Spring student award applications now open

Applications are now open for spring 2019 student awards from the Dole Institute of Politics! Read on to find eligibility criteria and application details. The Dole Internship Assistance Program provides financial assistance to KU students in the pursuit of their careers in public service, politics, museum/archival studies or related fields. This program provides awards of […]

Remembering Alison Carter

We are sad to share the passing of a longtime friend, volunteer and Dole Institute staffer. Alison Carter worked for Sen. Bob Dole and later served on our staff for 10 years. Originally hired by Director Bill Lacy, she also volunteered in the archives last year for Assistant Director and Senior Archivist Audrey Coleman. An […]

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