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Class Acts


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.


March 20, 2018

Seven students from the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University saw first-hand the impact of international trade during a recent visit to the Texas-Mexico border.


February 20, 2018

Ben Fain and Andy Hall, both graduates of the Texas A&M Bush School of Government and Public Service Class of 2017, are now working side by side in the nation’s capital. Graduating with the Master of International Affairs in the International Development and Economic Policy track, both sought work in similar fields and ended up finding work at Macfadden and Associates, a contractor for the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).


February 14, 2018

When the alarms sounded at the US embassy in Abu Dhabi, Wiam Ayachi, ’18, fake gun in hand, sprinted down the halls as the US Marines followed her through the compound in pursuit. This wasn’t quite what she had imagined for her summer internship.


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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.


March 20, 2018

Seven students from the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University saw first-hand the impact of international trade during a recent visit to the Texas-Mexico border.


February 20, 2018

Ben Fain and Andy Hall, both graduates of the Texas A&M Bush School of Government and Public Service Class of 2017, are now working side by side in the nation’s capital. Graduating with the Master of International Affairs in the International Development and Economic Policy track, both sought work in similar fields and ended up finding work at Macfadden and Associates, a contractor for the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).


February 14, 2018

When the alarms sounded at the US embassy in Abu Dhabi, Wiam Ayachi, ’18, fake gun in hand, sprinted down the halls as the US Marines followed her through the compound in pursuit. This wasn’t quite what she had imagined for her summer internship.


January 31, 2018

Nine students from the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University are assisting Ruta Cívica, a nonprofit in Mexico City that works to strengthen citizen participation and transparency in urban planning in the city.


January 29, 2018

The Mosbacher Institute for Trade, Economics and Public Policy is pleased to announce the selection of Ashley Thomas, Bush School Master of Public Service and Administration degree candidate, as the inaugural Texas Lyceum Fellow for 2018.


January 17, 2018

On Lela Akiashvili’s desk, sat a miniature United Nations Headquarters building that she often looked at fondly while studying during her years at her undergraduate institution and thought, “One day, I’m going to this building as an employee of this building.” Through a lot of hard work, devotion to excellence, and her education at the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University, this dream became a reality.


December 18, 2017

This year’s Scowcroft Army Fellows, Colonel Neil T. Chafee and Lt. Col. Kevin Boates, recently spoke to Bush School students on leadership and their careers in the military. Bush School Dean Mark Welsh, a former Chief of Staff of the Air Force, introduced the speakers, noting that while there are no new lessons in leadership, lessons learned are passed on during a military career.


December 15, 2017

The first online Executive Master of Public Service and Administration (EMPSA) class graduated from the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M in December 2017. This cohort of students demonstrates high energy, positive attitudes, and a drive to do their best.


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