Dole Institute Contacts for Media

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Melanie CoenMelanie Coen

Communications & Marketing Coordinator
(785) 864-1156


Dole Institute News in the Lawrence Journal-World

Dole Institute News Releases ARCHIVE


2014 Dole Institute News Releases

Dole Institute releases Oral History Project online - July 22, 2014




2013 News Releases

Dole Institute to commemorate
the Battle of Gettysburg’s 150th anniversary

June 10, 2013



2012 News Releases

Dole event, FOODSCAPES, to explore urban agriculture, sustainability
Environmental, industrial experts to discuss 'fracking'
Former Sen. George Mitchell to give annual Dole Lecture
Former GOP presidential candidate Tim Pawlenty to speak at Dole Institute


Dole Institute program on IKE in Manhattan & Topeka
Former Goldman Sachs chair, KU Alum Robert S. Kaplan, to speak on leadership 
Public invited to 'A Tribute to Veterans: USO Style'
Akbar Ahmed, expert on contemporary Islam to speak at the Dole Institute 10/20/11

Dole Institute sponsors 2011 Civic Engagement and KU Leadership


Former Ukrainian leader Yushchenko to receive 2011 Dole Leadership Prize


Dole Institute 2011 Fall programs; includes New Series: "Fall of the Soviet Union:20 Years Later"

Dole Institute, KU Libraries collaborate on series about African-American WWII vets 5/5/11
Exhibit and program at the Dole Institute focus on abolition and slavery 5/2/11

Dole Institute grants more than $5,000 in research awards

Author Alex Heard to discuss “The Eyes of Willie McGee: A Tragedy of Race, Sex and Secrets in the Jim Crow South” 4/15/11
Obama’s senior adviser, Jim Margolis, to discuss political advertising at Dole Institute event 4/8/11
Journalist Bob Woodward to give 2011 Dole Lecture 4/1/11
Director of Conflict Records Research Center to visit KU
David Palkki Chosen as 2011 Dole Institute of Politics
Visiting Archive Fellow
Presidential Lecture Series with Richard Norton Smith.
"20th Century Mt. Rushmore"