THE ONLINE CHRONICLE OF NEWS AT THE BUSH SCHOOL



April 13, 2015

A three-day program professional development program for young leaders in public service will be held at the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University on May 19-21, 2015.


April 10, 2015

New York Times columnist Ross Douthat’s March 29 article, “The Method to Obama’s Middle East Mess,” focuses on offshore balancing as a grand strategic alternative to the Pax Americana (a strategy that security studies scholars also refer to as primacy).


April 10, 2015

To address the deteriorating condition of America’s roads, researchers at Texas A&M University say that instead of a series of one-time fixes, a more permanent solution is needed to provide the Highway Trust Fund (HTF) with sufficient revenues to keep up with increasing needs: a vehicle mileage tax (VMT) on commercial vehicles and a higher gas tax on private vehicles.


April 08, 2015

Jessica Gottlieb, assistant professor in the Bush School’s Department of International Affairs (INTA), joined the faculty in the fall of 2013 after earning her PhD from Stanford University. Gottlieb also earned her master’s degree in economics from Stanford and previously studied at Yale University, where she received a dual BA degree cum laude in political science and international studies. At the Bush School, Gottlieb teaches courses in the political economy of development in Africa, field research methods, and political and economic institutions.


April 07, 2015

On March 6, 2015, members of the May graduation class from the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University gathered in the Annenberg Presidential Conference for their “official” graduation photograph with President George H. W. Bush.  Some 143 Bush School students will be graduating—63 from the Public Service and Administration (PSAA) program, and 80 from the International Affairs (INTA) program.


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April 13, 2015

A three-day program professional development program for young leaders in public service will be held at the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University on May 19-21, 2015.

Events / News /

April 10, 2015

New York Times columnist Ross Douthat’s March 29 article, “The Method to Obama’s Middle East Mess,” focuses on offshore balancing as a grand strategic alternative to the Pax Americana (a strategy that security studies scholars also refer to as primacy).


April 10, 2015

To address the deteriorating condition of America’s roads, researchers at Texas A&M University say that instead of a series of one-time fixes, a more permanent solution is needed to provide the Highway Trust Fund (HTF) with sufficient revenues to keep up with increasing needs: a vehicle mileage tax (VMT) on commercial vehicles and a higher gas tax on private vehicles.


April 08, 2015

Jessica Gottlieb, assistant professor in the Bush School’s Department of International Affairs (INTA), joined the faculty in the fall of 2013 after earning her PhD from Stanford University. Gottlieb also earned her master’s degree in economics from Stanford and previously studied at Yale University, where she received a dual BA degree cum laude in political science and international studies. At the Bush School, Gottlieb teaches courses in the political economy of development in Africa, field research methods, and political and economic institutions.


April 07, 2015

On March 6, 2015, members of the May graduation class from the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University gathered in the Annenberg Presidential Conference for their “official” graduation photograph with President George H. W. Bush.  Some 143 Bush School students will be graduating—63 from the Public Service and Administration (PSAA) program, and 80 from the International Affairs (INTA) program.


April 01, 2015

On Wednesday, March 26, the Mosbacher Institute for Trade, Economics, and Public Policy at the Bush School of Government and Public Service had the privilege of hosting Mr. Ray LaHood, former US secretary of transportation, at the Institute’s 2015 ConocoPhillips White House Lecture Series.

Events / News /

March 30, 2015

Levi Brewer and Nathaniel Haight, both students in the Master of International Affairs program at the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University, recently traveled to Portugal as part of the Young Ag-education Innovation Cooperation (YAIC) team to attend the Thought for Food Global Summit. The team was led by Juan Whiting, an international agricultural development graduate of Texas A&M, and included Andrew McCardle, from Texas A&M-Corpus Christi, and Shiva Thompson and Taya Brown, from Texas A&M.


March 13, 2015

Mary Hein, Assistant to Dean Ryan Crocker at the George H.W. Bush School of Government and Public Service, was selected as a recipient of the 2014-15 President’s Meritorious Service Awards at Texas A&M University. Hein was honored at the 28th annual campus award presentation ceremony on February 25, 2015. Interim University President Dr. Mark Hussey presented the awards and noted the importance of staff to the University.

News / Staff /

March 10, 2015

Ray LaHood, former United States Secretary of Transportation, will be at Texas A&M University Bush School to give the 2015 ConocoPhillips White House Lecture on March 25. Known as a bipartisan leader and skilled conciliator, LaHood will speak on the challenges to governing in a highly partisan political environment.

Events / News /

February 27, 2015

Kent Portney, professor in the Bush School’s Department of Public Service and Administration (MPSA) and Senior Fellow in the School’s Institute for Science, Technology and Public Policy, earned his PhD in political science from Florida State University and his master’s from the University of Connecticut. Portney joined the Bush School faculty last fall and taught a course on environmental policy and a course in urban sustainability in the spring.


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