NEW DATE: December 2 | 6:00pm – 7:00pm
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September 22, 2021 | Scowcroft Institute: Professor Andrew Natsios, Director of the Scowcroft Institute, and Dr. Gerarld Parker, Director of the Pandemic & Biosecurity Policy Program at the Scowcroft Institute, hosted a recent discussion on the current state of COVID-19 and its variants. The event addressed the effectiveness and relative risks/benefits of available vaccines, the impact of masking/not masking on public health, and was followed by a question and answer segment.
(The Bush School): President of the Dallas Fed to Speak about Economic Challenges in a Post-COVID World
September 13, 2021 | Mosbacher Institute: The Bush School’s Mosbacher Institute will host Rob Kaplan of the Dallas Fed in an online Conversation in Public Policy about the economic challenges created by the COVID-19 pandemic.
August 27, 2021 | Scowcroft Institute: Dr. Gerald Parker, Director of the Pandemic & Biosecurity Policy Program at the Scowcroft Institute of International Affairs, visited with TAMU Today on Friday about the dangers of using Ivermectin to treat COVID-19 and that vaccines remain a safe and effective way to protect against the virus.
(KBTX News): A&M expert: “We need to be using every tool in our toolkit” to fight recent spread of COVID-19
August 17, 2021 | Scowcroft Institute: “The best thing to do is follow our local public health guidance.” Dr. Gerald Parker, Director of the Pandemic & Biosecurity Policy Program at the Scowcroft Institute at the Bush School, visited with KBTX News on Monday about how to fight the recent spread of COVID-19 as teachers and student re-enter schools.
At 7 PM on a “normal” night in New York City, it’s easy to get lost in the “hustle and bustle” of America’s largest and most dense metropolitan area. People commute home from work after a long day or catch the subway to see a movie with friends. Esther Larson, a 2006 Master of Public Service and Administration graduate, would usually be among them.
For Kylie Jackson, reality set in on Wednesday, March 11th. On that day, the Houston Rodeo followed South by Southwest’s lead and cancelled its many events after fourteen cases of COVID-19 were found in the Greater Houston area. It was the first time in its eighty-eight-year history that the show wouldn’t go on.
2021 Fall Semester Details:
- Texas A&M University is scheduled to continue in-person classes at full capacity for the fall semester. Please take note of four requirements for everyone as we return to campus in the fall.
- TAMU Up-To-Date COVID-19 Guidance
- COVID vaccine availability for faculty, staff, students
- Last day of classes will be December 8.
- Final exams will be December 10-15.
This page suggests ways to care for your mental health during these experiences and provides resources for more help. It also describes feelings and thoughts you may have during and after physical distancing and/or self-isolation.
The coronavirus has brought a great deal of uncertainty to our lives, along with potential for misinformation that can be harmful or destructive to our campus and communities. A resource from the Texas A&M Office of Diversity website provides proactive strategies that reinforce “Hate is not an Aggie value.”
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To apply for the emergency aid offered by Texas A&M University, visit the Texas A&M emergency aid webpage, click on the box that best represents your situation, and follow the prompts/instructions. The university Financial Aid office has staff members reviewing every application that comes in and while they cannot guarantee “free” money to everyone, they are doing all they can to assist.
If you work with financial information, student records or other confidential information, please encrypt all data, files and email messages you use from home. Visit Encryption for more information.
Situations like these are prime opportunities for phishing. Please forward suspicious emails to firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you use Windows, you may be able to use Remote Desktop to access your work computer. Contact your department’s IT technician for more information about accessing your files and computer resources from home.
Update your contact information in Workday in case you need to be contacted at home.
Bush School IT Support
- Phone: (979) 458-3310
- Phone hours 8-7:30pm
- Email Bush School IT