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January 29, 2015

Christopher Layne, University Distinguished Professor of International Affairs and Robert M. Gates Chair in National Security, at the Bush School of Government and Public Service, Texas A&M University, has been elected to the Governing Council of the International Studies Association’s (ISA) International Security Studies Section.  Professor Layne begins his three-year term in February during the Association’s Annual Convention in New Orleans.


January 28, 2015

Dr. Kalena Cortes, an assistant professor in the Department of Public Service and Administration at the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University, has won the 2014 Richard A. Musgrave Prize for her paper “Ranking Up by Moving Out: The Effect of the Texas Top 10% Plan on Property Values.”


January 28, 2015

The Mosbacher Institute for Trade, Economics and Public Policy in the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University, will present the annual Bank of America Volunteerism program February 3, featuring Neal Keny-Guyer, CEO of Mercy Corps, a leading international humanitarian and development organization.  Bush School Dean Ryan Crocker is a member of the Mercy Corps board of directors.


January 16, 2015

In the fall of 2014, nine students from the Bush School of Government and Public Service, Texas A&M University, traveled to Germany to present research findings to their capstone client, Bosch Shifting. The capstone, entitled “Looking Eastward: Enhancing Trilateral Relations: Germany, the US, and China,” was coordinated by faculty member Dr. Gabriela Marin Thornton.  Thornton received a grant of 13,100 euros from the Bosch Stiftung to fund the capstone work.  This capstone project was the first Bush School capstone with an international client.


December 18, 2014

A new economic and policy analysis concludes that the hydraulic fracturing (HF) or “fracking” being done in Texas is adding to the state’s overuse of its water resources, but is only part of the state’s “Texas-sized” water problem.  A recent study conducted by students at the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University has been summarized in “The Takeaway,” published by the School’s Mosbacher Institute for Trade, Economics, and Public Policy.


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January 29, 2015

Christopher Layne, University Distinguished Professor of International Affairs and Robert M. Gates Chair in National Security, at the Bush School of Government and Public Service, Texas A&M University, has been elected to the Governing Council of the International Studies Association’s (ISA) International Security Studies Section.  Professor Layne begins his three-year term in February during the Association’s Annual Convention in New Orleans.


January 28, 2015

Dr. Kalena Cortes, an assistant professor in the Department of Public Service and Administration at the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University, has won the 2014 Richard A. Musgrave Prize for her paper “Ranking Up by Moving Out: The Effect of the Texas Top 10% Plan on Property Values.”


January 28, 2015

The Mosbacher Institute for Trade, Economics and Public Policy in the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University, will present the annual Bank of America Volunteerism program February 3, featuring Neal Keny-Guyer, CEO of Mercy Corps, a leading international humanitarian and development organization.  Bush School Dean Ryan Crocker is a member of the Mercy Corps board of directors.

Events / News /

January 16, 2015

In the fall of 2014, nine students from the Bush School of Government and Public Service, Texas A&M University, traveled to Germany to present research findings to their capstone client, Bosch Shifting. The capstone, entitled “Looking Eastward: Enhancing Trilateral Relations: Germany, the US, and China,” was coordinated by faculty member Dr. Gabriela Marin Thornton.  Thornton received a grant of 13,100 euros from the Bosch Stiftung to fund the capstone work.  This capstone project was the first Bush School capstone with an international client.


December 18, 2014

A new economic and policy analysis concludes that the hydraulic fracturing (HF) or “fracking” being done in Texas is adding to the state’s overuse of its water resources, but is only part of the state’s “Texas-sized” water problem.  A recent study conducted by students at the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University has been summarized in “The Takeaway,” published by the School’s Mosbacher Institute for Trade, Economics, and Public Policy.


December 12, 2014

Students and one alum from the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University are launching a youth empowerment program in Rwanda called the Youth Ag-education Innovation Cooperative (YAIC).  They have partnered with WeFeedUs and Building Bridges with Rwanda (BBR) to implement the program, which will begin in September 2015.


December 12, 2014

Not only should the United States lift its ban on exporting oil and natural gas in light of today’s economic and political climate, but it was wrong to ever ban such exports in the first place, contend two top scholars at the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University.


December 09, 2014

Government assistance programs like Medicaid, Food Stamps, and home heating aid all play an important role in the war against poverty; but that assistance is poorly targeted, say two scholars from The Mosbacher Institute for Trade, Economics, and Public Policy at the Bush School of Government and Public Service, located at Texas A&M University.


December 03, 2014

Students at the Bush School of Government and Public Service, Texas A&M University, recently participated in a video teleconference with their counterparts from the Russian Diplomatic Academy – the institution charged with training the Russian Federation’s diplomatic service. During the conference, Bush School and Russian students discussed a wide range of issues, including Ukraine, NATO, P5+1 negotiations, China and Middle East stability.


November 26, 2014

Justin Bullock, an assistant professor in the Department of Public Service and Administration (MPSA), earned his PhD in public administration and policy from the University of Georgia in 2014, where he also earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration and a master’s in public administration. He joined the Bush School faculty in August 2014 and began teaching last September.


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