On March 4, 2021, the Mosbacher Institute hosted an Education Policy Workshop featuring Dr. Matthew Chingos discussing the policy implications of student loan debt.
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The Center for Nonprofits & Philanthropy (CNP) and the Bush School of Government & Public Service at Texas A&M University are hosting the 19th Annual Program on Volunteerism, “The Role Nonprofits and Philanthropy Have in Fostering Equity for All,” on March 30, 2021, at 4:30 p.m. (CST). Panelists Dr. Ruth Simmons, President of Prairie View […]
On February 22, 2021, the Mosbacher Institute’s Borders and Migration Lab hosted Alan Bersin, a former commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection and a former Assistant Secretary for the Department of Homeland Security. Bersin’s talk, entitled “Biden and the U.S.-Mexico Border,” was the inaugural event in a new speaker series called The Other Side […]
Dr. Kent Portney, ISTPP Director in memoriam, and Dr. Jeryl Mumpower, Bush School Professor Emeritus and ISTPP Research Fellow, have coauthored a study recently published in Environmental Systems and Decisions. For this study, supported by funding from the National Science Foundation, the research team conducted a large, representative US public survey to examine people’s reactions […]
COLLEGE STATION, TX – Achieving an education in the poorest countries is difficult, and girls may face traditional social norms that further limit their chances for education and the range of occupations to which they can aspire. In Somalia, literacy rates and women’s participation in the labor force are among the lowest in the world. […]
The 87th session of the Texas Legislature is now in session, and seven current second-year MPSA Bush School students are working in the Texas State Capitol during the spring semester of 2021. This is part of a capstone project in the Department of Public Service and Administration at the Bush School and is directed by Bush School Professor Ann Bowman.
Chris Court, Director of IT for the Bush School of Government & Public Service, and Dr. Joshua Kissee, Director of Research, Academic & Health IT Services, have been named Assistant Chief Information Officers (ACIOs) for Texas A&M University. Court joined the Bush School in 2019, tackling a major renovation to the Allen Building on campus […]
On Tuesday, February 22, the Mosbacher Institute for Trade, Economics, and Public Policy and the Scowcroft Institute of International Affairs at the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University hosted Sir Paul Collier for a virtual discussion. Collier is a Professor of Economics and Public Policy at the Blavatnik School of […]
Dr. Ki Eun Kang, ISTPP Postdoctoral Research Associate, recently published her research article “Local-Level Economic Development Conflicts: Factors That Influence Interactions with Private Land Developers” in Urban Affairs Review. Using survey data from across the US, Dr. Kang investigates the kinds of threats developers make in an attempt to push local governments to compete against […]
On February 9, 2021, the Mosbacher Institute for Trade, Economics, and Public Policy at Texas A&M University hosted the 2021 ConocoPhillips White House Lecture online, featuring the Mosbacher commerce department team. Wayne Berman, former Senior Counselor and Assistant Secretary, moderated the evening and was joined by Thomas J. Collamore, former Chief of Staff and Assistant […]