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April 13, 2018

In the Mosbacher Institute’s latest issue of The Takeaway, Dr. James Griffin identifies three common misconceptions about groundwater and references science and economics to refute them. In the article, Dr. Griffin argues that a loss in artesian pressure is not indicative of a similar loss in water storage; that pumping limits should consider the size of an aquifer’s total storage, not just its recharge rate; and that the same basic economic laws of supply and demand apply to water as they do to other resources.


April 11, 2018

Bush School Dean Mark Welsh has announced that Dr. Andrew Morriss, Dean of the University’s School of Innovation, or I-School, and Vice President for Entrepreneurship and Economic Development, has joined the faculty of the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University.


April 10, 2018

Students from the Bush School worked at seven different job sites during this year’s annual Texas A&M University Big Event. The teams worked on a variety of projects, including spreading mulch, helping clean out a garage, and building a fire pit.


April 09, 2018

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.


April 09, 2018

She represents a country with no borders, a people with no country. This is the current state of Kurdistan. Representative Bayan Sami Abdul Rahman holds her post in a time of seismic shifts in the Middle East, on the heels of a Kurdish independence referendum, and as millions of refugees flow into Kurdistan from war-torn regions. It’s not an easy position to hold, but she does it with determination and passion.


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April 13, 2018

In the Mosbacher Institute’s latest issue of The Takeaway, Dr. James Griffin identifies three common misconceptions about groundwater and references science and economics to refute them. In the article, Dr. Griffin argues that a loss in artesian pressure is not indicative of a similar loss in water storage; that pumping limits should consider the size of an aquifer’s total storage, not just its recharge rate; and that the same basic economic laws of supply and demand apply to water as they do to other resources.


April 11, 2018

Bush School Dean Mark Welsh has announced that Dr. Andrew Morriss, Dean of the University’s School of Innovation, or I-School, and Vice President for Entrepreneurship and Economic Development, has joined the faculty of the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University.


April 10, 2018

Students from the Bush School worked at seven different job sites during this year’s annual Texas A&M University Big Event. The teams worked on a variety of projects, including spreading mulch, helping clean out a garage, and building a fire pit.


April 09, 2018

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.


April 09, 2018

She represents a country with no borders, a people with no country. This is the current state of Kurdistan. Representative Bayan Sami Abdul Rahman holds her post in a time of seismic shifts in the Middle East, on the heels of a Kurdish independence referendum, and as millions of refugees flow into Kurdistan from war-torn regions. It’s not an easy position to hold, but she does it with determination and passion.

Events / News /

April 09, 2018

There are many challenges associated with beginning a business in a conflict region, and Dr. Leslie Ruyle is well aware of those challenges. People living in regions of conflict still need to make a living, and young people especially need to see opportunities for their future that don’t include fighting. Ruyle is interested in supporting communities in areas usually neglected for entrepreneurship, especially those in conflict regions with limited roads and electricity options next to areas of conservation concern through her work at Texas A&M University.


April 05, 2018

Dean Mark Welsh recently received the National Public Service Award from the American Society for Public Administration (ASPA). The award is given each year to honor individuals who make outstanding contributions and whose accomplishments are models of public service inside and outside the work environment. Dean Welsh was honored alongside two other recipients.

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April 03, 2018

Ryan Garrett, ’06, always admired NASA growing up. Walking into the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University for his first day of class in 2004, he never imagined that his education at the School and perfect timing would allow him to play a role in the organization he had always respected.

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March 26, 2018

In the wake of heighted concerns over US tariff policy comes a new study at the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University suggesting that Chinese monetary policy may be contributing to the US trade deficit.


March 20, 2018

The Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University has moved higher in the national rankings of schools of public affairs, according to a report published by U.S. News & World Report.  The Bush School ranks 16th among public schools listed in the survey, 28th overall. 


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