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December 20, 2018

A new study, conducted by Kalena E. Cortes, an associate professor of public policy at Texas A&M University’s Bush School of Government and Public Service, and Jane Arnold Lincove, an associate professor of public policy at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, found that low-income, highly qualified students are more likely to choose selective universities that match their academic profiles when they know state automatic admissions policies guarantee their admission.


December 19, 2018

It has been a bumpy year for trade policy. In addition to a number of new tariffs and counter-tariffs, the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) is being renegotiated. The resulting United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) has made it through its first set of challenges, but whether it will survive the year to come is anything but certain.


December 13, 2018

Bush School students recently participated in a day designed to celebrate philanthropic efforts in the local community.


December 12, 2018

Bush School Dean Mark Welsh announced that Christi Voelkel has joined the Bush School staff as Assistant Dean for Strategic and Developmental Planning. A graduate of Texas A&M University, Voelkel also holds a master’s degree from the University of Oklahoma and has more than eighteen years’ experience in marketing and communications, including advocacy, public and media relations, strategic planning, and community and development relations in both the public and nonprofit sectors.


December 11, 2018

ADM (Ret.) James Stavridis, NATO’s 16th Supreme Allied Commander Europe and 15th Commander of the U.S. European Command, warned students, faculty, and members of the community about a range of challenges facing the United States while advising that American grand strategy not neglect “soft” factors like gender or humanitarian aid to countries suffering from war or natural disasters


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December 20, 2018

A new study, conducted by Kalena E. Cortes, an associate professor of public policy at Texas A&M University’s Bush School of Government and Public Service, and Jane Arnold Lincove, an associate professor of public policy at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, found that low-income, highly qualified students are more likely to choose selective universities that match their academic profiles when they know state automatic admissions policies guarantee their admission.


December 19, 2018

It has been a bumpy year for trade policy. In addition to a number of new tariffs and counter-tariffs, the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) is being renegotiated. The resulting United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) has made it through its first set of challenges, but whether it will survive the year to come is anything but certain.


December 13, 2018

Bush School students recently participated in a day designed to celebrate philanthropic efforts in the local community.


December 12, 2018

Bush School Dean Mark Welsh announced that Christi Voelkel has joined the Bush School staff as Assistant Dean for Strategic and Developmental Planning. A graduate of Texas A&M University, Voelkel also holds a master’s degree from the University of Oklahoma and has more than eighteen years’ experience in marketing and communications, including advocacy, public and media relations, strategic planning, and community and development relations in both the public and nonprofit sectors.

News / Staff /

December 11, 2018

ADM (Ret.) James Stavridis, NATO’s 16th Supreme Allied Commander Europe and 15th Commander of the U.S. European Command, warned students, faculty, and members of the community about a range of challenges facing the United States while advising that American grand strategy not neglect “soft” factors like gender or humanitarian aid to countries suffering from war or natural disasters

Events / News /

December 10, 2018

Sly Mata wants to create a better environment for students in higher education, and he is using the Bush School of Government and Public Service’s community as an example to do just that.

Alumni / News /

December 01, 2018

On behalf of the entire Bush School Former Student Network we send our thoughts and heartfelt condolences to the entire Bush Family on the passing of President George H. W. Bush. We were blessed to have President Bush, an extraordinary public servant, as the patriarch and namesake of our Bush School family and we are grateful for the immeasurable impact that he had and continues to have on the Bush School and on the lives of all of the Former Students.

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December 01, 2018

I’m so sorry to announce that George H.W. Bush, the 41st President of the United States, passed away on 30 November at his home in Houston.  His unparalleled legacy of public service will continue to inspire all of us at the Bush School, as will his personal example as a husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather.

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November 28, 2018

Dr. Kenneth Anderson Taylor is relatively new to Texas A&M but is clear on what he hopes to accomplish at the Bush School. His focus is advancing the School’s mission of developing principled leaders for public service. In doing this, he attempts to inspire students with every interaction and does so by relying on his career as a nonprofit practitioner before entering academia.


November 28, 2018

On election day, November 6, 64th Secretary of State Madeleine Albright traveled to Texas A&M University to deliver a talk titled “Bipartisanship and Foreign Policy” to a full house. Albright spent the day engaging with Bush School students and had lunch in an informal conversation-style Q&A with TAMU students and faculty members, followed by a book signing featuring her latest volume, Fascism: A Warning.

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