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April 13, 2018

In the Mosbacher Institute’s latest issue of The Takeaway, Dr. James Griffin identifies three common misconceptions about groundwater and references science and economics to refute them. In the article, Dr. Griffin argues that a loss in artesian pressure is not indicative of a similar loss in water storage; that pumping limits should consider the size of an aquifer’s total storage, not just its recharge rate; and that the same basic economic laws of supply and demand apply to water as they do to other resources.


April 09, 2018

There are many challenges associated with beginning a business in a conflict region, and Dr. Leslie Ruyle is well aware of those challenges. People living in regions of conflict still need to make a living, and young people especially need to see opportunities for their future that don’t include fighting. Ruyle is interested in supporting communities in areas usually neglected for entrepreneurship, especially those in conflict regions with limited roads and electricity options next to areas of conservation concern through her work at Texas A&M University.


March 26, 2018

In the wake of heighted concerns over US tariff policy comes a new study at the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University suggesting that Chinese monetary policy may be contributing to the US trade deficit.


March 20, 2018

Dr. Kent E. Portney and Dr. Ann Bowman have been awarded one of the first “Texas A&M Triads for Transformation,” or T3 grants, along with Dr. Sierra Woodruff in the Department of Landscape Architecture and Urban Planning.


March 08, 2018

As women around the world celebrate International Women’s Day on March 8, 2018, there are data demonstrating that true gender parity will not be a reality for many years. The good news is there is now global activism for women’s equality fueled by movements like #MeToo, #TimesUp, and more. Women are making positive gains, and there is a strong and growing movement of advocacy, activism, and support.


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April 13, 2018

In the Mosbacher Institute’s latest issue of The Takeaway, Dr. James Griffin identifies three common misconceptions about groundwater and references science and economics to refute them. In the article, Dr. Griffin argues that a loss in artesian pressure is not indicative of a similar loss in water storage; that pumping limits should consider the size of an aquifer’s total storage, not just its recharge rate; and that the same basic economic laws of supply and demand apply to water as they do to other resources.


April 09, 2018

There are many challenges associated with beginning a business in a conflict region, and Dr. Leslie Ruyle is well aware of those challenges. People living in regions of conflict still need to make a living, and young people especially need to see opportunities for their future that don’t include fighting. Ruyle is interested in supporting communities in areas usually neglected for entrepreneurship, especially those in conflict regions with limited roads and electricity options next to areas of conservation concern through her work at Texas A&M University.


March 26, 2018

In the wake of heighted concerns over US tariff policy comes a new study at the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University suggesting that Chinese monetary policy may be contributing to the US trade deficit.


March 20, 2018

Dr. Kent E. Portney and Dr. Ann Bowman have been awarded one of the first “Texas A&M Triads for Transformation,” or T3 grants, along with Dr. Sierra Woodruff in the Department of Landscape Architecture and Urban Planning.


March 08, 2018

As women around the world celebrate International Women’s Day on March 8, 2018, there are data demonstrating that true gender parity will not be a reality for many years. The good news is there is now global activism for women’s equality fueled by movements like #MeToo, #TimesUp, and more. Women are making positive gains, and there is a strong and growing movement of advocacy, activism, and support.


January 29, 2018

Dr. Kenneth Taylor has been appointed director of Outreach and Professional Development in the new Center for Nonprofits and Philanthropy at the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University. Taylor joined the Bush School faculty as an assistant professor of the practice.


January 22, 2018

In August 2017, Houston suffered catastrophic flooding from Hurricane Harvey. The National Science Foundation has funded a study by an interdisciplinary team of Texas A&M University researchers led by Dr. Ali Mostafavidarani in the Department of Civil Engineering.


December 19, 2017

The first-year Foundations of Nonprofit Sector students presented their group research at the second annual Nonprofit Poster presentation in the atrium of the Allen Building at the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University.


November 20, 2017

The Bush School of Government and Public Service has recently partnered with the Texas A&M University College of Engineering and the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES) on a new National Science Foundation funded Engineering Research Center (ERC) on Texas A&M’s campus.


November 14, 2017

Among the issues facing President Trump on his current Asian trip is how to garner Chinese support to defuse the nuclear standoff with North Korea. A recent policy paper from the Scowcroft Institute for International Affairs at the Texas A&M Bush School of Government and Public Service analyzes why the Chinese are reluctant to apply measures that could halt the North Korean nuclear program.


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