Author: Alexandra Roe (Alexandra Roe)

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...

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30th Anniversary Celebration of President Bush’s Education Summit

BIDDEFORD, Maine On September 27, more than a thousand people assembled in UNE’s Harold Alfond Forum on the Biddeford Campus to witness President Bill Clinton and former Governor Jeb Bush participate in a moderated discussion in commemoration of the 30th anniversary of President George H.W. Bush’s Education Summit

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95th Birthday Celebration in Honor of President George H.W. Bush

Grandkids, a skydiving demonstration and country star Lyle Lovett headlined the George & Barbara Bush Foundation’s all-day birthday celebration at the George H. W. Bush Presidential Center honoring the foundation’s namesakes 95th and 94th birthdays. The occasion marked the largest gathering of Bush family at the Bush Center since President Bush’s interment on December 6, 2018. Twelve...

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“Grateful American” by Gary Sinise

Acclaimed actor and humanitarian Gary Sinise came to the Annenberg Conference Center where he discussed his New York Times bestseller, “Grateful American: A Journey from Self to Service”, and the inspiring work of the Gary Sinise Foundation.

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ConocoPhillips White House Lecture Series: An Inside look at the American Vice Presidency

On April 5th, Vice President Mike Pence and former Vice Presidents Dick Cheney and Dan Quayle discussed the modern vice presidency and shared memories of the 41st President during the 2019 CononcoPhillips White House Lecture at the George H.W. Bush Presidential Center. The historic, invitation-only event — titled “An Inside Look at the American Vice...

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Presidents’ Day Honoring the 41st President of the United States

Adapted from a Feb. 12, 2019 article by Kenny Wiley in The Bryan Eagle. Two of George Bush’s closest colleagues took to the Frymire Auditorium stage on Presidents’ Day 2019 to share intimate stories about and reflections on the late president. Andy Card, who served as deputy White House chief of staff from 1989 through...

Remembering Barbara Pierce Bush June 8, 1925 – April 17, 2018
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Remembering Barbara Pierce Bush June 8, 1925 – April 17, 2018

Friends of the George & Barbara Bush Foundation, Today we pause to remember and celebrate our widely admired and inspiring friend Barbara Pierce Bush, who passed away two years ago. It speaks to the lasting impact she had on all of us that Mrs. Bush remains such a driving, guiding force in all our lives....