Press Releases

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

The George W. Bush Institute at the George W. Bush Presidential Center today announced the selection of three school districts to receive intensive, district-wide support from nationally recognized educational researchers during the 2015-2016 school year through the Middle School Matters (MSM) initiative.

Monday, May 18, 2015

Today, Mrs. Laura Bush visited Blackshear Elementary Fine Arts Academy in Austin, Texas, to announce the 2015 library grants from The Laura Bush Foundation for America’s Libraries. More than $875,000 is being distributed to 131 school libraries across the country.

Saturday, May 16, 2015

Thank you.  Thank you very much.  President Turner, thanks.  Members of the Board of Trustees, Provost Ludden, faculty, staff, distinguished guests, parents, and—most importantly—the Class of 2015.

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

On May 18, 2015, Mrs. Laura Bush will visit Blackshear Elementary Fine Arts Academy in Austin, Texas, to announce the 2015 grants from the Laura Bush Foundation for America’s Libraries.

Thursday, May 7, 2015

His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama, renowned spiritual leader of Tibet and Nobel laureate, will participate in a moderated discussion July 1 at SMU’s Moody Coliseum. The event, which is open to the public, is hosted by the George W. Bush Presidential Center and SMU in conjunction with the World Affairs Council of Dallas/Fort Worth.

Thursday, April 9, 2015

From April 30-May 2, President George W. Bush will host the 5th annual Warrior 100K (W100K), a 100-kilometer mountain bike ride for United States military personnel seriously wounded or injured since September 11, 2001.

Thursday, March 26, 2015

The United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC) and The George W. Bush Institute have partnered to release "America’s Advantage: A Handbook on Immigration and Economic Growth.”

Thursday, March 26, 2015

The Bush Institute at the George W. Bush Presidential Center today launched Freedom Matters!, a supplemental curriculum developed to help high school students connect the foundations of freedom to today’s global struggles for liberty.

Sunday, March 22, 2015

“Laura and I are saddened by the death of Lee Kuan Yew. The father of today's Singapore transformed his country and helped usher the ASEAN region into the modern era. The Singapore he leaves behind is an influential force for stability and prosperity and a friend to the United States.

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

“Our thoughts and prayers go out to those around the world whose loved ones were lost in the terror attack today in Tunis.

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