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Bush School Hosts Association of Professional Schools of International Affairs Diversity Forum

May 03, 2018

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The Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University continued to show its commitment to diversity by hosting the Association of Professional Schools of International Affairs’ (APSIA) second annual diversity forum.

Representatives from various organizations across Texas gathered at the Bush School to learn about how students can best become engaged in the field of international affairs. Bush School Dean Welsh welcomed all the participants to the forum and stressed the importance of including diverse voices in foreign policy decisions. The Bush School is home to a vast amount of resources that Dean Welsh offered to attendees to help them as they continue to advocate for an increase in diverse voices across the field.

Bush School associate dean for academic affairs, Dr. Frank Ashley, and Bush School professor Dr. Silva Hamie also engaged with forum attendees. Dr. Hamie spoke about assets that students well suited for this field will possess. Such students generally have a desire to tackle the world’s big challenges and are curious about why things happen. She added that, to be successful in this field, students must understand the context of issues and how that context shapes the world in which these issues play out. Kathryn Meyer, director of admissions at the Bush School, additionally gave advice to participants to share with students about what to expect when entering graduate school.

APSIA is an organization that brings together leading graduate schools around the world that specialize in international affairs. The organization seeks to advance international understanding, prosperity, peace, and security through the people and ideas shaped by the schools in the organization.

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