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September 21, 2016

Financial exploitation of the elderly results in a loss nationwide of $2.9 billion each year, with Alzheimer’s patients especially exposed to the threat of financial abuse.  A group of students at the Bush School of Government and Public Service, Texas A&M University, are currently studying the problem in Texas and will identify options for policy change.


September 14, 2016

Students in the Master of International Affairs program at the Bush School of Government and Public Service, Texas A&M University,  recently had a unique opportunity to visit Germany and meet with high-ranking German foreign policy makers and academics. The fourteen-day program was led by Dr. Gabriela Marin Thornton and included stops in Berlin and Dresden.


September 06, 2016

Twenty-five years after President George H.W. Bush signed the National Literacy Act, students at the Bush School of Government and Public Service, Texas A&M University, continue his commitment to improving national literacy and encouraging lifelong learning.


July 22, 2016

With financial support from the dean’s office, the Department of International Affairs, the Department of Public Service and Administration, and the Mosbacher and Scowcroft Institutes, Bush School students are expanding their classroom experience by serving as interns and immersing themselves in foreign languages this summer.


July 18, 2016

The first class of students enrolled in the Bush School’s newly launched Executive Master of Public Service and Administration program (EMPSA) recently began classes.


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September 21, 2016

Financial exploitation of the elderly results in a loss nationwide of $2.9 billion each year, with Alzheimer’s patients especially exposed to the threat of financial abuse.  A group of students at the Bush School of Government and Public Service, Texas A&M University, are currently studying the problem in Texas and will identify options for policy change.


September 14, 2016

Students in the Master of International Affairs program at the Bush School of Government and Public Service, Texas A&M University,  recently had a unique opportunity to visit Germany and meet with high-ranking German foreign policy makers and academics. The fourteen-day program was led by Dr. Gabriela Marin Thornton and included stops in Berlin and Dresden.


September 06, 2016

Twenty-five years after President George H.W. Bush signed the National Literacy Act, students at the Bush School of Government and Public Service, Texas A&M University, continue his commitment to improving national literacy and encouraging lifelong learning.


July 22, 2016

With financial support from the dean’s office, the Department of International Affairs, the Department of Public Service and Administration, and the Mosbacher and Scowcroft Institutes, Bush School students are expanding their classroom experience by serving as interns and immersing themselves in foreign languages this summer.


July 18, 2016

The first class of students enrolled in the Bush School’s newly launched Executive Master of Public Service and Administration program (EMPSA) recently began classes.


July 07, 2016

Earlier this summer, the Bush School chapter of the Alexander Hamilton Society (AHS) received the award for “Most Improved Chapter” in the nation for the 2015-2016 school year. The award was given at the AHS national conference in Washington, DC.


June 21, 2016

Groundwater regulation has been a constant source of contention in Texas due to confusion between what landowners believe is their property and what they actually own. This confusion seriously diminishes the development of the groundwater market, according to a recent study conducted by students at the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University.


June 02, 2016

Morten Wendelbo, a student who graduated this past May from the Bush School of Government and Public Service, Texas A&M University, received the Aggie Spirit Award from the Texas A&M University Faculty Senate.


May 27, 2016

On Thursday, May 12, the Bush School of Government and Public Service, Texas A&M University, held a special ceremony for the more than 100 individuals who received graduate Certificates in Nonprofit Management, Homeland Security, or Advanced International Affairs. Twenty-five certificate awardees, from states as far away as Colorado, Illinois, Missouri, and Florida, were in attendance.


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).


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