Category: <span>Events</span>

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19th Amendment: PAST, PRESENT, and FUTURE

On August 6th the George & Barbara Bush Foundation joined a bipartisan celebration of the centennial anniversary of the 19th Amendment. This virtual town hall brought together incredible historians, celebrities, athletes and politicians to discuss women’s involvement in the civic process.

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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...

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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...

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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