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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.


November 24, 2015

Right now, in a small corner of Texas A&M University, people are preparing for one of the greatest catastrophes ever to face human civilization. No, there’s not a den of superheroes on campus. The Global Pandemic Policy Program, which goes by the catchy, James-Bond-like acronym GP3, is gearing up for preventing disease outbreak on a global scale.


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.


November 11, 2015

Sustainability is defined as the ability to continue a defined behavior indefinitely. It is most often applied to environmental issues and in ecosystem sciences, but the word also has been connected to everything from a certain kind of economic development to corporate promises about improved supply sourcing.


November 06, 2015

Many regulatory policies—especially health, safety, and environmental regulations—apply to government agencies as well as private companies, but regulatory implementation and enforcement is often uneven between public and private sectors.


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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.


November 24, 2015

Right now, in a small corner of Texas A&M University, people are preparing for one of the greatest catastrophes ever to face human civilization. No, there’s not a den of superheroes on campus. The Global Pandemic Policy Program, which goes by the catchy, James-Bond-like acronym GP3, is gearing up for preventing disease outbreak on a global scale.


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.


November 11, 2015

Sustainability is defined as the ability to continue a defined behavior indefinitely. It is most often applied to environmental issues and in ecosystem sciences, but the word also has been connected to everything from a certain kind of economic development to corporate promises about improved supply sourcing.


November 06, 2015

Many regulatory policies—especially health, safety, and environmental regulations—apply to government agencies as well as private companies, but regulatory implementation and enforcement is often uneven between public and private sectors.


November 02, 2015

Dr. ArnieVedlitz, executive associate dean of the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University, was one of four faculty members honored for the impact their research has had in the field of energy, which has been identified as one of the University’s “grand challenges.” They were recognized during a timeout of the Texas A&M–University of South Carolina football game on October 31 at Kyle Field.


September 30, 2015

Over the years, scholars at the Bush School’s Institute for Science, Technology, and Public Policy (ISTPP) have seen their research results affect key public policy issues. The Institute has become known for providing decision makers with balanced and credible information on complex and sometimes controversial issues.


August 21, 2015

An article by ISTPP Associate Research Scientist Xinsheng Liu and Director Arnold Vedlitz, along with Institute Senior Fellows James Stoutenborough and Scott Robinson, in the peer-reviewed journal Climatic Change has been ranked one of the most widely read articles online by Altmetric, an organization that measures scholarly articles’ digital impact and reach.


June 24, 2015

Is the poor treatment of women around the world a threat to the security of the United States? According to a new book co-authored by a Texas A&M University professor, it is.

Valerie Hudson, a professor at the Bush School of Government & Public Service, co-authored “The Hillary Doctrine: Sex and American Foreign Policy” which argues that far from being a “soft” foreign policy issue, the subjugation of women worldwide poses a threat to global prospects for peace and is therefore a direct threat to U.S. national security.


June 05, 2015

Dr. Laura Dague, assistant professor at the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University, has been recognized with an award from the National Institute for Health Care Management (NIHCM) for her study on the effect of premiums on Medicaid enrollment.  The NIHCM awards program recognizes researchers and journalists who serve as catalysts for positive change by advancing and informing public and private policy making.


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