From the time President Bush decided to locate his presidential library at Texas A&M University and establish a school of government, his vision varied substantially from that of other public affairs graduate programs.
Students at the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University interned or studied languages in twenty-three countries outside the United States.
A team of students at the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University began research in January on food fortification to address this problem following a directive from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). The team was comprised of first- and second-year students from the international affairs and public service and administration programs.
Last Independence Day, Kyle Clahane, ’18, sat picnicking with fellow interns on the National Mall, discussing foreign affairs and public policy, and sharing anecdotes from different chapters of their lives. The conversation was light and the laughter flowed. Fireworks began to go off all around them as the sun sank into the reflecting pool of the Washington Monument.
When the alarms sounded at the US embassy in Abu Dhabi, Wiam Ayachi, ’18, fake gun in hand, sprinted down the halls as the US Marines followed her through the compound in pursuit. This wasn’t quite what she had imagined for her summer internship.
The first online Executive Master of Public Service and Administration (EMPSA) class graduated from the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M in December 2017.