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May 25, 2016

Dr. Christopher Layne, University Distinguished Professor of International Affairs and Robert M. Gates Chair in National Security, has been awarded a $155,000 research grant from the Charles Koch Foundation.  The grant will enable him to go on leave during the 2016-2017 academic year, when he will work to complete his book manuscript, After the Fall:  International Politics, U.S. Grand Strategy, and the End of the Pax Americana, which is under contract with Yale University Press.


May 25, 2016

A new student award for excellence in science and technology policy studies has been established by Dr. Arnold Vedlitz, executive associate dean of the Bush School and director of the Institute for Science, Technology, and Public Policy (ISTPP).


May 24, 2016

Two capstone research teams from the Bush School of Government and Public Service, Texas A&M University, have been recognized with the James W. McGrew Research Award for outstanding research from the Central Texas Chapter of the American Society for Public Administration. The award recognizes two capstone research projects—team-based, applied research projects led by a faculty member and conducted on behalf of a client organization.


May 24, 2016

On Friday, May 13, the Bush School of Government and Public Service, Texas A&M University, graduated more than 150 students from the Public Service and Administration Department and the International Affairs Department—the largest graduating class in the School’s history. This marks the first year the School held two separate graduation celebrations with 71 public service and administration students receiving their certificate of completion in the morning and 85 international affairs students in the afternoon.


May 23, 2016

Ten years ago the Texas Legislature expanded the state’s franchise tax in an attempt to contribute more state funding to K-12 public education while simultaneously offering property tax relief. In a new issue of The Takeaway, “Giving an ‘F’ to the Franchise Tax: The Texas Franchise Tax Fails to Fund,” Dr. Lori Taylor, an economist and director of the Mosbacher Institute, along with Erica Cottingham and Allison Shea, graduate research assistants and recent graduates of the Bush School of Government and Public Service, Texas A&M University, explain how the Texas franchise tax has failed.


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May 25, 2016

Dr. Christopher Layne, University Distinguished Professor of International Affairs and Robert M. Gates Chair in National Security, has been awarded a $155,000 research grant from the Charles Koch Foundation.  The grant will enable him to go on leave during the 2016-2017 academic year, when he will work to complete his book manuscript, After the Fall:  International Politics, U.S. Grand Strategy, and the End of the Pax Americana, which is under contract with Yale University Press.


May 25, 2016

A new student award for excellence in science and technology policy studies has been established by Dr. Arnold Vedlitz, executive associate dean of the Bush School and director of the Institute for Science, Technology, and Public Policy (ISTPP).


May 24, 2016

Two capstone research teams from the Bush School of Government and Public Service, Texas A&M University, have been recognized with the James W. McGrew Research Award for outstanding research from the Central Texas Chapter of the American Society for Public Administration. The award recognizes two capstone research projects—team-based, applied research projects led by a faculty member and conducted on behalf of a client organization.


May 24, 2016

On Friday, May 13, the Bush School of Government and Public Service, Texas A&M University, graduated more than 150 students from the Public Service and Administration Department and the International Affairs Department—the largest graduating class in the School’s history. This marks the first year the School held two separate graduation celebrations with 71 public service and administration students receiving their certificate of completion in the morning and 85 international affairs students in the afternoon.


May 23, 2016

Ten years ago the Texas Legislature expanded the state’s franchise tax in an attempt to contribute more state funding to K-12 public education while simultaneously offering property tax relief. In a new issue of The Takeaway, “Giving an ‘F’ to the Franchise Tax: The Texas Franchise Tax Fails to Fund,” Dr. Lori Taylor, an economist and director of the Mosbacher Institute, along with Erica Cottingham and Allison Shea, graduate research assistants and recent graduates of the Bush School of Government and Public Service, Texas A&M University, explain how the Texas franchise tax has failed.


May 20, 2016

During Spring Break, when many students may have been enjoying their free time relaxing, a group of students from the Bush School of Government and Public Service, Texas A&M University, traveled to Nepal in order to research the impacts of natural disasters and conflict in Nepal.


May 16, 2016

The Bush School Student Government Association (SGA), Texas A&M University, held a reception for Ryan Crocker, dean of the Bush School, and Dr. Arnold Vedlitz, executive associate dean, to honor the two men for their service to the Bush School.


May 16, 2016

Since its founding, students, faculty, staff, and alumni from the Bush School of Government and Public Service, Texas A&M University, have had an international impact through internships, study abroad and language immersion programs, capstone projects, conferences, and other endeavors


May 06, 2016

Two faculty members in the International Affairs Department at the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University have published articles this month in the leading academic journal in the field of international security studies.


May 06, 2016

The Office of Communications and External Relations, Bush School of Government and Public Service, Texas A&M University, received a Gold Award from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) Southwest District IV—the highest honor—in the institutional relations program category. The award was given for the communication office’s role in promoting and disseminating the Mosbacher Institute’s Takeaway policy brief

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