THE ONLINE CHRONICLE OF NEWS AT THE BUSH SCHOOL


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April 08, 2016

Texas A&M President Michael K. Young spoke Tuesday about religious freedom in U.S. foreign policy matters as part of a continuing lecture series hosted by the Bush School of Government and Public Service.


March 29, 2016

Drs. Kent Portney, Jeryl Mumpower, and Arnold Vedlitz received a National Science Foundation RAPID grant to study perceptions of risk among the American public regarding domestic terrorism, with a particular focus on so-called “lone-wolf” terrorist attacks—acts committed by individuals or a small number of people who are self-radicalized and without direct links to a larger group.


March 14, 2016

Many professors hope to put their unique stamp on their school, but few get to develop graduate programs in government and public policy from the ground up like Dr. Mary Hilderbrand, senior lecturer and distinguished practitioner in residence at the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University.


February 04, 2016

Many news outlets have reported on the “Pink Tax,” the higher prices charged for items targeted for women compared to similar items packaged for men.  Dr. Lori Taylor, an economist and Director of the Mosbacher Institute for Trade, Economics and Public Policy at the Bush School of Government at Texas A&M University, says that at least in part, it really is a tax.


February 01, 2016

While moving from a small private liberal arts school solely focused on undergraduate education to a graduate program within a large public research university may seem like a big transition, for Dr. Raymond Robertson, it is a perfect fit. As professor and holder of the Helen and Roy Ryu Chair in Economics and Government at the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University, Robertson gets to do what he loves—impact public policy through the study of economics and train future leaders entering public service.


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April 08, 2016

Texas A&M President Michael K. Young spoke Tuesday about religious freedom in U.S. foreign policy matters as part of a continuing lecture series hosted by the Bush School of Government and Public Service.


March 29, 2016

Drs. Kent Portney, Jeryl Mumpower, and Arnold Vedlitz received a National Science Foundation RAPID grant to study perceptions of risk among the American public regarding domestic terrorism, with a particular focus on so-called “lone-wolf” terrorist attacks—acts committed by individuals or a small number of people who are self-radicalized and without direct links to a larger group.


March 14, 2016

Many professors hope to put their unique stamp on their school, but few get to develop graduate programs in government and public policy from the ground up like Dr. Mary Hilderbrand, senior lecturer and distinguished practitioner in residence at the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University.


February 04, 2016

Many news outlets have reported on the “Pink Tax,” the higher prices charged for items targeted for women compared to similar items packaged for men.  Dr. Lori Taylor, an economist and Director of the Mosbacher Institute for Trade, Economics and Public Policy at the Bush School of Government at Texas A&M University, says that at least in part, it really is a tax.


February 01, 2016

While moving from a small private liberal arts school solely focused on undergraduate education to a graduate program within a large public research university may seem like a big transition, for Dr. Raymond Robertson, it is a perfect fit. As professor and holder of the Helen and Roy Ryu Chair in Economics and Government at the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University, Robertson gets to do what he loves—impact public policy through the study of economics and train future leaders entering public service.


January 29, 2016

The Department of International Affairs at the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University has received a prestigious grant of $50,000 from the Compton Foundation. The grant will help support the department’s new Women, Peace, and Security program, led by Dr. Valerie Hudson, professor and George H. W. Bush Chair at the Bush School.


January 22, 2016

Ryan Crocker, dean of the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University, was one of several participants in a recent panel discussion on the national security challenges that will be faced by the incoming US administration.  The panel was held on January 8 in Seattle and was sponsored by the Association of Professional Schools of International Affairs (APSIA), of which the Bush School is a member; the Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies at the University of Washington; and the World Affairs Council.


December 09, 2015

Threats to women’s security are felt at every level of government and in every nation. According to the UN, one in three women worldwide will experience some form of physical and/or sexual violence in their lifetime—in some countries the number is as high as seven in ten. More than 700 million women worldwide were married as children, 250 million of those before the age of fifteen.


December 03, 2015

Dr. William West, professor and Sara Lindsey Chair in the Department of Public Service and Administration, has been at the Bush School from the very beginning.  He has seen it grow from a small program with fewer than twenty students to a highly regarded academic college with two departments and a student population of more than 300.


November 20, 2015

Issues related to water, energy, and food (WEF) form a highly connected nexus; and combatting pressing issues related to any one of the resources requires a better understanding of these nexus relationships by policymakers and the public.


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