Executive MBA 20th Anniversary Reunion

This is the 20th anniversary of Thunderbird’s Executive MBA program, which was last year was ranked No. 3 in the world for “Best Executive MBA Programs” by The Wall Street Journal. It’s time for the Executive MIM/MBA alumni to reconnect at 11-12-11, the day after our tower celebration!  They will back to campus for a […]

A Three-Generation T-bird Family

Thunderbird has a rich history full of stories that date to the school’s beginnings as an airfield. Tied into that history is one family that has left its mark on campus over three generations. In the middle of that story is Thunderbird Professor Mary Teagarden, Ph.D., who got a surprise when she first came to […]

IBIC Librarian Teaches You Google Tricks!

By Wes Edens, IBIC Electronic Resources Librarian Google has become an indispensable part of our lives, but few people know how to leverage it for optimal results. In this article, we’ll take a look at three ways to tweak Google to save time and improve the quality of information. You’ll be amazed at the difference […]

Thunderbird Stories Project: These Are Your Travel Tales

Das Tor: First of all, let’s get the basics out of the way: what is the Thunderbird Stories Project? Joe Fuyuno ’11: Well, let me give you the elevator pitch: What T-bird doesn’t have a good story from traveling abroad? T-birds tell fantastic stories waiting to board a plane, relaxing over a pint in the […]

China Diaries: Thoughts From an Internship Abroad

by: Kinjal Gandhi ’12 When I first arrived at Thunderbird in August 2010, I was excited and prepared to return to graduate school. As the year flew by, I found my interest in supply chain and operations rising and looked forward to doing an internship in this field. Thunderbird provides us with multiple opportunities to […]

Building inclusive leadership with Global Mindset

Beth Brooke knows what workplace exclusion looks like. When she accepted her first job at a major accounting firm in the 1980s, she learned within 48 hours that she would be expected — as a female employee — to provide inappropriate favors as a condition of career advancement. Instead of complying, she quit on the […]