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January 22, 2016

This past fall, the Texas A&M Student Government Association (SGA) created a new position designed to improve communication between the student body at Texas A&M and the City of College Station. Wayne Beckerman, a current student at the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University, now holds that position, serving as the first Student Government Association (SGA) vice president of municipal affairs.


January 15, 2016

On Tuesday, February 9, 2016, the Mosbacher Institute for Trade, Economics, and Public Policy at the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University will host Bud Philbrook, co-founder and CEO of Global Volunteers, as a part of the Institute’s 2016 Bank of America Program on Volunteerism. Philbrook’s talk will be entitled “Short-term Volunteers: An Essential Resource for Long-Term Development.”


January 11, 2016

Tyson Voelkel, who assumes the presidency of the Texas A&M Foundation in January, holds a master’s degree in international affairs from the Bush School of Government and Public Service and is currently a member of the School’s advisory board. The US Army veteran and 1996 graduate of Texas A&M University will take office on January 20, 2016.


January 07, 2016

A donation of $1 million from The Starr Foundation is now providing a stable funding source for the Program in Integration of Global Markets (IGM) at the Mosbacher Institute for Trade, Economics, and Public Policy at the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University.


December 21, 2015

Labor provisions are among the most controversial dimensions of modern trade agreements. That’s been true in every major US free trade agreement since NAFTA; and the latest agreement, the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), includes expanded and more ambitious provisions, particularly in regard to forced labor and freedom of association in developing countries.


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January 22, 2016

This past fall, the Texas A&M Student Government Association (SGA) created a new position designed to improve communication between the student body at Texas A&M and the City of College Station. Wayne Beckerman, a current student at the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University, now holds that position, serving as the first Student Government Association (SGA) vice president of municipal affairs.


January 15, 2016

On Tuesday, February 9, 2016, the Mosbacher Institute for Trade, Economics, and Public Policy at the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University will host Bud Philbrook, co-founder and CEO of Global Volunteers, as a part of the Institute’s 2016 Bank of America Program on Volunteerism. Philbrook’s talk will be entitled “Short-term Volunteers: An Essential Resource for Long-Term Development.”

Events / News /

January 11, 2016

Tyson Voelkel, who assumes the presidency of the Texas A&M Foundation in January, holds a master’s degree in international affairs from the Bush School of Government and Public Service and is currently a member of the School’s advisory board. The US Army veteran and 1996 graduate of Texas A&M University will take office on January 20, 2016.

Alumni / News /

January 07, 2016

A donation of $1 million from The Starr Foundation is now providing a stable funding source for the Program in Integration of Global Markets (IGM) at the Mosbacher Institute for Trade, Economics, and Public Policy at the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University.


December 21, 2015

Labor provisions are among the most controversial dimensions of modern trade agreements. That’s been true in every major US free trade agreement since NAFTA; and the latest agreement, the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), includes expanded and more ambitious provisions, particularly in regard to forced labor and freedom of association in developing countries.


December 21, 2015

In the midst of the busy last weeks of the fall semester, students, faculty, and staff at the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University are getting into the holiday spirit with special events and service projects.


December 17, 2015

While many students at the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University seek to balance their academic studies with outside responsibilities, Daniel Broeckelmann, a full-time police officer with the City of Bryan, is balancing his time on the police force with his time in graduate school.


December 15, 2015

The issue of diversity in society—and in academia in particular—is an important issue for students, faculty, and staff throughout the University. As future leaders, the Bush School’s SGA Diversity Committee has addressed the topic by hosting events representing a range of diversity-related topics, enabling students, faculty, and staff to participate in lectures and social activities that highlight the importance of having a diverse and inclusive learning environment.


December 10, 2015

Morten Wendelbo, a student at the Bush School of Government of Public Service, Texas A&M University, has been appointed to lead a multi-agency project on natural disaster response and resilience through the European Institute for Asian Studies (EIAS) in Brussels, Belgium.


December 09, 2015

Threats to women’s security are felt at every level of government and in every nation. According to the UN, one in three women worldwide will experience some form of physical and/or sexual violence in their lifetime—in some countries the number is as high as seven in ten. More than 700 million women worldwide were married as children, 250 million of those before the age of fifteen.


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