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April 15, 2016

The Bush School of Government and Public Service, Texas A&M University, recently awarded the first Medal of Excellence during an awards ceremony in April. The award is given to Bush School students who have completed requirements for both the writing ePortfolio and the Public Service Leadership Program.


April 14, 2016

A group of students from the Bush School of Government and Public Service, Texas A&M University, have made improving civic engagement among college students the focus of a proposed program for the City of College Station. The group’s proposal, Lead CStAT (City and Students Advancing Together), seeks to promote civic engagement among off-campus Texas A&M students in College Station through community programming, voter education training, and cross-collaboration efforts among the governing body of College Station, students, and community leaders.


March 28, 2016

Several students from the Bush School of Government and Public Service, Texas A&M University, recently returned from a research trip to Kuwait City that included meetings with several prominent Kuwaiti officials and an appearance on a national Kuwaiti television show. The trip was part of a semester-long capstone research project guided by Dr. Robert Holzweiss, deputy director of the George Bush Library.


March 08, 2016

Bush School students Miguel Eusse, Chloe Verschuren, and Danelle Hopkins were among the select number of students invited to participate in the 2016 European Student Conference (ESC) at Yale University February 5-6, 2016. The students were chosen from a pool of qualified candidates worldwide and represented the Bush School in three policy workshops: “Economy and Innovation,” “Transatlantic Relations,” and “Immigration and Integration.”


March 04, 2016

While others might have used their winter break to relax and take time off, students and faculty from the Bush School of Government and Public Service, Texas A&M University, were busy engaging with scholars, activists, and diplomats in Cairo, Egypt. The trip was a part of a study abroad course, Issues in Modern Egyptian Politics, which focused on the politics and history of modern Egypt and was taught by Dr. Erin Snider, assistant professor in the Department of International Affairs at the Bush School.


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April 15, 2016

The Bush School of Government and Public Service, Texas A&M University, recently awarded the first Medal of Excellence during an awards ceremony in April. The award is given to Bush School students who have completed requirements for both the writing ePortfolio and the Public Service Leadership Program.


April 14, 2016

A group of students from the Bush School of Government and Public Service, Texas A&M University, have made improving civic engagement among college students the focus of a proposed program for the City of College Station. The group’s proposal, Lead CStAT (City and Students Advancing Together), seeks to promote civic engagement among off-campus Texas A&M students in College Station through community programming, voter education training, and cross-collaboration efforts among the governing body of College Station, students, and community leaders.


March 28, 2016

Several students from the Bush School of Government and Public Service, Texas A&M University, recently returned from a research trip to Kuwait City that included meetings with several prominent Kuwaiti officials and an appearance on a national Kuwaiti television show. The trip was part of a semester-long capstone research project guided by Dr. Robert Holzweiss, deputy director of the George Bush Library.


March 08, 2016

Bush School students Miguel Eusse, Chloe Verschuren, and Danelle Hopkins were among the select number of students invited to participate in the 2016 European Student Conference (ESC) at Yale University February 5-6, 2016. The students were chosen from a pool of qualified candidates worldwide and represented the Bush School in three policy workshops: “Economy and Innovation,” “Transatlantic Relations,” and “Immigration and Integration.”


March 04, 2016

While others might have used their winter break to relax and take time off, students and faculty from the Bush School of Government and Public Service, Texas A&M University, were busy engaging with scholars, activists, and diplomats in Cairo, Egypt. The trip was a part of a study abroad course, Issues in Modern Egyptian Politics, which focused on the politics and history of modern Egypt and was taught by Dr. Erin Snider, assistant professor in the Department of International Affairs at the Bush School.


February 25, 2016

In early February, students from the Bush School of Government and Public Service and the Texas A&M Law School travelled to San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, as a part of a year-long capstone research project studying trade barriers in North America and the effects of “Buy America” legislation.


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 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.


December 21, 2015

In the midst of the busy last weeks of the fall semester, students, faculty, and staff at the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University are getting into the holiday spirit with special events and service projects.


December 17, 2015

While many students at the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University seek to balance their academic studies with outside responsibilities, Daniel Broeckelmann, a full-time police officer with the City of Bryan, is balancing his time on the police force with his time in graduate school.


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