Author: Alexandra Roe (Alexandra Roe)

Statue Dedication in Hungary to Honor President George H. W. Bush
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Statue Dedication in Hungary to Honor President George H. W. Bush

Gesture of Appreciation by the Hungarian Government Salutes “The Statesman who helped shape the future of Europe and Hungary” October 27th, 2020 | 6am EST, 5am CST, 3am PST Budapest, Hungary The George & Barbara Bush Foundation is very pleased to announce that the Government of Hungary will be dedicating a statue in honor of...

Statement by Andrew H. Card, Jr., Bush Foundation Interim CEO, on the Passing of Philanthropist and Energy Executive Lod Cook
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Statement by Andrew H. Card, Jr., Bush Foundation Interim CEO, on the Passing of Philanthropist and Energy Executive Lod Cook

“The George & Barbara Bush Foundation joins in mourning the loss of the Bushes’ wonderful friend — and our former board member — Lod Cook. Lod and President Bush were kindred spirits, both hailing from a business background in energy exploration. But there are two other important reasons why they were so close: they loved...

LOOKING FORWARD: Avoiding a Vaccine Cold War
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LOOKING FORWARD: Avoiding a Vaccine Cold War

Event Details Thursday, September 17th | 12:30pm CST / 1:30pm EST Preview the event with CEO Andy Card Are we destined for a New Cold War? Watch CEO Andy Card and moderator Dr. Martin J. Murphy explain “Looking Forward: Avoiding a Vaccine Cold War” with three of the top minds grappling with the pandemic and...

2020 Vintner Dinner
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2020 Vintner Dinner

We’re going virtual! This year’s “At Home Edition” will entail an exclusive package of wines to perfectly pair with Texas gourmet chef-inspired recipes. An online silent auction will complete the experience by featuring unique Bush family memorabilia, specialty items and world-class wines. This event will be presented online via YouTube and hosted by Emmy award-winning...

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The ADA at 30: “Let the Shameful Wall of Exclusion Come Down”

On Tuesday July 21st, the George & Barbara Bush Foundation convened key activists, advocates and policymakers who helped make the Americans with Disabilities Act a reality for a bipartisan celebration of that landmark civil rights legislation – and, equally important, focus on the challenges that will shape the future of the disability movement. The 90-minute...

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Secretary Robert M. Gates and the “Exercise of Power”

On June 30, 2020, the George & Barbara Bush Foundation and the Scowcroft Institute of International Affairs at The Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University co-hosted a very special online event featuring Robert M. Gates — former Secretary of Defense and Director of Central Intelligence, President of Texas A&M University, and Dean of...

Spring 2020 Newsletter: Former White House Chief of Staff, Bush School Dean, and Longtime Bush Family Confidant, Andy Card, Now Serving as Interim Foundation CEO
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Spring 2020 Newsletter: Former White House Chief of Staff, Bush School Dean, and Longtime Bush Family Confidant, Andy Card, Now Serving as Interim Foundation CEO

Our Spring 2020 edition of Fidelity we introduce the Foundation’s Interim CEO, Andy Card; preview an exciting announcement about the Bush School’s Washington, D.C. teaching site; recap several inspiring events that featured esteemed guests like Condoleezza Rice, Dr. Philip Zelikow, Ambassador Richard Grenell, author Jean Becker, and Bush family members; and much more!

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A Luncheon Conversation on U.S. Policy and Diplomacy in Europe with Ambassador Richard Grenell

On January 31st, the George & Barbara Bush Foundation partnered with The World Affairs Council of Greater Houston to host the United States Ambassador to Germany, Richard Grenell, for a discussion focusing on U.S. policy and diplomacy in Europe at The Houstonian Hotel in Houston, Texas. F. Gregory Gause III, Professor and Head of the International Affairs Department of the Bush School...

Former Defense Secretary, CIA Director Leon Panetta Inspires Bush School Faculty, Students as Inaugural Cameron Fellow
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Former Defense Secretary, CIA Director Leon Panetta Inspires Bush School Faculty, Students as Inaugural Cameron Fellow

Secretary Panetta delivers the inaugural Cameron Fellows Lecture on October 10, 2019. Photo credit: Butch Ireland Former U.S. Secretary of Defense and Director of Central Intelligence Leon Panetta packed his two-day visit in October to the Bush School as the first Cameron Fellow by engaging with faculty and students and delivering the Bush School’s inaugural...

Mosbacher Institute’s “Conversations in Public Policy”: OPIC’s David Bohigian
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Mosbacher Institute’s “Conversations in Public Policy”: OPIC’s David Bohigian

From left to right, Dr. Frank Ashley, the Bush School’s Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs; Rob Mosbacher; David Bohigian; and Dr. Raymond Robertson, Director of the Mosbacher Institute for Trade, Economics, and Public Policy. On October 30th, David Bohigian, the Executive Vice President and head of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), and Robert...