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News Releases

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

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From Great-grandson accepts Dole Leadership Prize on Nelson Mandela’s behalf

October 28, 2013 – Around 100 people came to see Luvuyo Mandela, great-grandson of Nelson Mandela, accept the Dole Leadership Prize, and to speak about the former South African president.

From Nelson Mandela to receive 2013 Dole Leadership Prize

October 3, 2013 – Former president of South Africa and anti-apartheid leader Nelson Mandela will receive the 2013 Dole Leadership Prize. Mandela’s great-grandson Luvuyo Mandela will accept the award Oct. 27.

From Dole Institute exercise reveals trade-offs in federal budget cutting

September 24, 2013 – Monday’s federal budget deficit exercise did the seemingly impossible: It made people feel compassion for Congress.

From Dole Institute Tries To Instill Knowledge About Former Senator Early

July 22, 2013 – The Lawrence Journal World recently featured the work our archive is doing to help educate Kansas students early about Senator Dole’s legacy. “The Dole Institute Tries To Instill Knowledge About Former Senator Early.”

Kansas City Star: KU hosts 90th birthday bash in honor of Bob Dole

July 22, 2013 – A steady stream of visitors filed into the Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics in Lawrence on Monday to wish the former U.S. senator a happy 90th birthday, recalling him as a man of leadership on compromise.

From Dole Institute To Celebrate Bob Dole’s 90th Birthday

July 18, 2013 – The Lawrence Journal World covered our birthday celebrations for Senator Dole in a recent article. Read it here.  

Dole Institute Commemorates Battle of Gettsyburg’s 150th Anniversary

July will mark 150 years since the Battle of Gettysburg, and the Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics at the University of Kansas will honor the event with a full day of programming on Thursday, June 20.

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