World awaits your innovation, keynote speaker tells graduates

The world awaits the innovation that will come from Thunderbird School of Global Management graduates in the coming decades, retired Target Chairman and CEO Bob Ulrich said during his keynote address Dec. 16, 2011, at winter commencement. “Your creative ideas are what the world is waiting for,” said Ulrich, who received an honorary Doctor of […]

Germany, Greece settle differences (at least at Thunderbird)

Thunderbird School of Global Management’s traditional Parade of Flags took a twist Dec. 16 2011, when students from Germany and Greece found themselves on stage together during fall commencement in Glendale, Arizona, while a debt crisis escalates in Europe. “While we were rehearsing this morning, we realized that Greece and Germany are so close together […]

CMC Weekly Update

Internship Reports Now Available in GlobalConnect In addition to a company’s interview questions being posted in GlobalConnect, you can now review the internship reports of every student who completed an internship (for credit) in the Spring, Summer or Fall of 2010, and the Spring or Summer of 2011 too! The satisfaction questionnaire results and weekly […]

Das Tor Poll: Thunderbird Experience

This Friday many students will graduate from Thunderbird and head off into the world to continue their careers. With your education here now completed, what aspect of the experience would you consider the most important in preparing you for the next step? Tell us what you think in the forum below and vote in our […]

Alumni Movers and Shakers

Simon Hakim ’75 recently moved to UBS Bank in Israel as an Executive Director in the Rep office. Prior to this, he worked 11 years at HSBC in Israel. Richard Gibson ’78 was recently appointed Senior Vice President of Global Sales and Support for Iveda Solutions. Gibson has 30 years’ experience in IT, networks and […]

Dispatch From East Dorms: My Room Is Haunted

By: Ben Neblock ’11 Christoph Graham ’12 suffered a unique stress in addition to the acquisition of school supplies, the perusal of syllabi, the conforming to a fresh schedule, and all of the usual rigors that accompany the onset of a new trimester, when he was forced to confront potential paranormal activity in his dorm […]

10,000 Women and Project Artemis graduates from Afghanistan and Pakistan come together

Written by: Shagufta Parveen, Owner of SUAYYA Enterprises – Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women, Project Artemis Pakistan graduate, 2011 Edited by: Wynona Heim, Program Manager, Thunderbird for Good Formal photo of Summit attendees I was recently invited to attend the Istanbul Forum for Economic Cooperation between Turkey, Afghanistan, and Pakistan in Turkey on November 1st.  Heads […]

Psychology of Business

By Dr. Eileen Borris, Thunderbird Adjunct Professor My work as a licensed psychologist ranges from marriage and relationship counseling to facilitation of peace dialogues in war-torn countries. Everywhere people interact and communicate, they must navigate the complexities of human psychology. This includes corporate boardrooms and business school classrooms. If managers do not understand the emotions […]

Staying Motivated During the Job Search

by: Porter Searcy ’11 “Graduation is a week away and I don’t have a job.” Sound familiar? You’re not alone. Through sharing my own story and the struggles that go along with it, I hope to shed some insight into the difficulties of the ever-impending job search process. To help frame the story, I’ll first […]

Das Tor Poll: Winterim Wonderlands

With the end of the trimester rapidly approaching, many students are planning global adventures in search of educational and business opportunities in diverse world markets. Which 2012 Winterim location would you most like to visit? Tell us why in the forum below and vote in our weekly Das Tor poll. Forum rules: No name calling, […]