Clash of the Consultants

Save the date for “Clash of the Consultants”! On Friday (Nov. 4), Thunderbird Management and Consulting Association will hold a case competition “Clash of the Consultant” at AT&T from 9am – 1pm. Clash of the Consultants (CoC) is a case competition that requires participating teams to analyze a business case as a professional consultant. Students […]

Welcome to the New Das Tor!

Hello fellow T-birds, This is Sophia Gao ’11, Editor-in-Chief of Das Tor. My team and I are very excited to welcome all of you to our new Das Tor site. After reorganizing, changing the format and rebuilding the team, Das Tor is back and better than ever. First allow me to proudly introduce the new […]

Thunderbird Rugby Sweeps ASU, UA

The Thunderbird Rugby Club dominated teams from Arizona State University and the University of Arizona during a tournament Oct. 29, 2011, at the campus pitch in Glendale, Arizona. Thunderbird beat the ASU team 22-10 in the morning and then shut out Arizona 35-0 in the afternoon. The 23-and-under group from Tempe Rugby Club beat Thunderbird […]

Open forum: Clearinghouse of ideas

From its inception in 1969, Das Tor has represented “a clearinghouse of ideas” for Thunderbird students. This is your space to vent, pontificate or champion a cause. The rules are simple: No name calling, personal attacks, hate speech, profanity, obscenity or libel. When you disagree with your classmates, please do so respectfully. Otherwise, the podium […]

Revising History

One student contemplates the merits of altering a historic campus structure.

SAVE THE DATE message from ThunderCares

The Fall 2011 THUNDERCARES will take place on Saturday, November 19th. ThunderCares is an event put on every trimester in which Thunderbird students, staff and faculty take time to volunteer in the local community. This year we have several great projects lined up and are excited to continue the tradition of coming together with the […]

Marketing Lessons from An Experienced Beginner

Marketing professional and entrepreneur Carol Schuster ’83 has worked with major clients such as Coca-Cola, Dupont and DHL in a global career that has spanned more than 25 years. But she still describes herself as a beginner. “I try to look at everything I do as a beginner,” Schuster said Oct. 7, 2011, at Thunderbird […]

Unpaid internships: Worth considering

By Heather Kipnis ’11 This summer I worked in Managua, Nicaragua with Agora Partnerships, a nonprofit whose mission is to unleash the potential of high impact social entrepreneurs to fight poverty in Central America by providing small and midsized enterprises (SMEs) with strategy consulting, leadership development, networking, and access to growth capital. I decided early […]

Graduation Fair

Dear Graduates, The Graduation Booklet will be released soon, however, we want you to be aware of the upcoming Graduation Fair! WHEN: Monday, October 31 AND Tuesday, November 1, 2011 WHERE: THE COMMONS TIME: 11:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. each day If you intend to walk in the Graduation ceremony, you must have a cap, […]

Campaign strives to end abuses in the Congo

By Divya Gajria ’11 This summer I interned with As You Sow, a nonprofit based in San Francisco. Their project “Responsible Sourcing Network” is headed by Thunderbird alumna Patricia Jurewicz ’99. RSN is As You Sow’s first attempt to address human rights issues. At the moment they are working on two campaigns, one on cotton […]