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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.


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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.


December 14, 2017

The first online Executive Master of Public Service and Administration (EMPSA) class from the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M recently received their Aggie rings. Looking toward graduation, seven of the thirteen students attended Ring Day.


November 29, 2017

Bush School Students Finalists in World’s Largest Student Cyber Security Law and Policy Challenge


November 28, 2017

Metra Mehran, ’18, is redefining boundaries for women in Afghanistan and in public service.


November 16, 2017

Student organizations at the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University, led by the Diversity and Inclusion Committee, teamed up to put on the Friendsgiving event that provided an opportunity for students to learn about their peers outside the classroom.


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