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February 04, 2016

On Thursday, February 18, 2016, the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University will host the “Symposium on the Gulf War and the Liberation of Kuwait: Reflections after a Quarter Century” from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Annenberg Presidential Conference Center. The evening event will bring together leading scholars, journalists, diplomats, and students of international affairs to discuss the events surrounding the Iraqi invasion of Kuwait in August 1990, the country’s liberation in February 1991, and lessons learned in the twenty-five years since the conflict.


February 01, 2016

While moving from a small private liberal arts school solely focused on undergraduate education to a graduate program within a large public research university may seem like a big transition, for Dr. Raymond Robertson, it is a perfect fit. As professor and holder of the Helen and Roy Ryu Chair in Economics and Government at the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University, Robertson gets to do what he loves—impact public policy through the study of economics and train future leaders entering public service.


January 29, 2016

Not having a professional suit is often a barrier for many students as they head out for job interviews and networking functions, but a new suit-rental service at Texas A&M University is helping to alleviate this problem. A team of Bush School students were part of the effort to bring this “Career Closet” to fruition.


January 29, 2016

The Department of International Affairs at the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University has received a prestigious grant of $50,000 from the Compton Foundation. The grant will help support the department’s new Women, Peace, and Security program, led by Dr. Valerie Hudson, professor and George H. W. Bush Chair at the Bush School.


January 25, 2016

On Monday, February 1, 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 kick off its Education Policy Workshop series with a talk by Dr. Douglas Harris, professor of economics at Tulane University.


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February 04, 2016

On Thursday, February 18, 2016, the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University will host the “Symposium on the Gulf War and the Liberation of Kuwait: Reflections after a Quarter Century” from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Annenberg Presidential Conference Center. The evening event will bring together leading scholars, journalists, diplomats, and students of international affairs to discuss the events surrounding the Iraqi invasion of Kuwait in August 1990, the country’s liberation in February 1991, and lessons learned in the twenty-five years since the conflict.

Events / News /

February 01, 2016

While moving from a small private liberal arts school solely focused on undergraduate education to a graduate program within a large public research university may seem like a big transition, for Dr. Raymond Robertson, it is a perfect fit. As professor and holder of the Helen and Roy Ryu Chair in Economics and Government at the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University, Robertson gets to do what he loves—impact public policy through the study of economics and train future leaders entering public service.


January 29, 2016

Not having a professional suit is often a barrier for many students as they head out for job interviews and networking functions, but a new suit-rental service at Texas A&M University is helping to alleviate this problem. A team of Bush School students were part of the effort to bring this “Career Closet” to fruition.


January 29, 2016

The Department of International Affairs at the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University has received a prestigious grant of $50,000 from the Compton Foundation. The grant will help support the department’s new Women, Peace, and Security program, led by Dr. Valerie Hudson, professor and George H. W. Bush Chair at the Bush School.


January 25, 2016

On Monday, February 1, 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 kick off its Education Policy Workshop series with a talk by Dr. Douglas Harris, professor of economics at Tulane University.

Events / News /

January 22, 2016

Ryan Crocker, dean of the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University, was one of several participants in a recent panel discussion on the national security challenges that will be faced by the incoming US administration.  The panel was held on January 8 in Seattle and was sponsored by the Association of Professional Schools of International Affairs (APSIA), of which the Bush School is a member; the Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies at the University of Washington; and the World Affairs Council.


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.


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