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February 09, 2015

Ten students from the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University, along with five students from the University’s Mays Business School and Department of Economics, were guests of the American Bar Association (ABA) at the ABA Section of Taxation Midyear Meetings held January 29-31 in Houston.


January 16, 2015

In the fall of 2014, nine students from the Bush School of Government and Public Service, Texas A&M University, traveled to Germany to present research findings to their capstone client, Bosch Shifting. The capstone, entitled “Looking Eastward: Enhancing Trilateral Relations: Germany, the US, and China,” was coordinated by faculty member Dr. Gabriela Marin Thornton.  Thornton received a grant of 13,100 euros from the Bosch Stiftung to fund the capstone work.  This capstone project was the first Bush School capstone with an international client.


December 18, 2014

A new economic and policy analysis concludes that the hydraulic fracturing (HF) or “fracking” being done in Texas is adding to the state’s overuse of its water resources, but is only part of the state’s “Texas-sized” water problem.  A recent study conducted by students at the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University has been summarized in “The Takeaway,” published by the School’s Mosbacher Institute for Trade, Economics, and Public Policy.


December 12, 2014

Students and one alum from the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University are launching a youth empowerment program in Rwanda called the Youth Ag-education Innovation Cooperative (YAIC).  They have partnered with WeFeedUs and Building Bridges with Rwanda (BBR) to implement the program, which will begin in September 2015.


December 03, 2014

Students at the Bush School of Government and Public Service, Texas A&M University, recently participated in a video teleconference with their counterparts from the Russian Diplomatic Academy – the institution charged with training the Russian Federation’s diplomatic service. During the conference, Bush School and Russian students discussed a wide range of issues, including Ukraine, NATO, P5+1 negotiations, China and Middle East stability.


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February 09, 2015

Ten students from the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University, along with five students from the University’s Mays Business School and Department of Economics, were guests of the American Bar Association (ABA) at the ABA Section of Taxation Midyear Meetings held January 29-31 in Houston.


January 16, 2015

In the fall of 2014, nine students from the Bush School of Government and Public Service, Texas A&M University, traveled to Germany to present research findings to their capstone client, Bosch Shifting. The capstone, entitled “Looking Eastward: Enhancing Trilateral Relations: Germany, the US, and China,” was coordinated by faculty member Dr. Gabriela Marin Thornton.  Thornton received a grant of 13,100 euros from the Bosch Stiftung to fund the capstone work.  This capstone project was the first Bush School capstone with an international client.


December 18, 2014

A new economic and policy analysis concludes that the hydraulic fracturing (HF) or “fracking” being done in Texas is adding to the state’s overuse of its water resources, but is only part of the state’s “Texas-sized” water problem.  A recent study conducted by students at the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University has been summarized in “The Takeaway,” published by the School’s Mosbacher Institute for Trade, Economics, and Public Policy.


December 12, 2014

Students and one alum from the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University are launching a youth empowerment program in Rwanda called the Youth Ag-education Innovation Cooperative (YAIC).  They have partnered with WeFeedUs and Building Bridges with Rwanda (BBR) to implement the program, which will begin in September 2015.


December 03, 2014

Students at the Bush School of Government and Public Service, Texas A&M University, recently participated in a video teleconference with their counterparts from the Russian Diplomatic Academy – the institution charged with training the Russian Federation’s diplomatic service. During the conference, Bush School and Russian students discussed a wide range of issues, including Ukraine, NATO, P5+1 negotiations, China and Middle East stability.


November 13, 2014

On November 11, 2014, Bush School students and Texas A&M University student veterans were treated to a special session with George W. Bush, 43rd President of the United States, for the launch of his new book, 41: A Portrait of My Father.  The invitation-only event was held at the George Bush Presidential Library Center in College Station, Texas.


November 05, 2014

One of the nation’s leading foundations that encourages graduate students to pursue careers with the federal government in foreign policy and international affairs today announced that 14 students attending five of the nation’s top international studies graduate schools will comprise its 2016 class of fellows.


October 30, 2014

Jerica Ward, Master of International Affairs, 2015, is one of twenty students from around the nation chosen as a Thomas R. Pickering Fellow for 2014-15.  Ward is the first Bush School student at Texas A&M University to be selected for the program, which is designed to attract outstanding individuals interested in a Foreign Service career with the US Department of State.


October 09, 2014

The Bush School chapter of the Alexander Hamilton Society (AHS), a university study organization, has begun its second year as an active campus organization. Based in Washington DC, the AHS is a nonpartisan organization dedicated to promoting constructive debate on contemporary issues in foreign, economic, and national security policy. Membership in the Bush School chapter of AHS is open to anyone who shares the principles of the organization or would like to participate in the organization’s events.


August 22, 2014

From its inception, the Bush School of Government and Public Service has been committed to ensuring a diverse student body, faculty, and staff.  Assistant dean for Career and Student Services, Dr. Matthew Upton, says that a newly formed student group of diversity advocates will play a significant role in ensuring that this commitment is fully met.


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