My Experience at Startup Weekend Phoenix at Thunderbird

By Matt Smith Last weekend I attended an amazing event called Startup Weekend. What is Startup Weekend you may ask? It is a microcosm of entrepreneurship and starting a company in a weekend. On Friday night you hear business idea pitches. From there you join teams around the ideas and start building. This may sound […]

From the Archives

By Shannon Walker Presidential Transitions In the wake of current elections and our recent presidential transition, let’s take a look back at Thunderbird’s own Presidential history: Dr. William L. Schurz In July 1949, the American Institute of Foreign Trade faced its first major crisis: it’s beloved first President, retired General Barton Kyle Yount had suddenly […]

TSG Chair Applications

TSG CHAIR APPLICATIONS ARE AVAILABLE NOW! Applications for TSG Chair positions for the spring 2013 trimester are now available on the TSG MTB Page (under Elections), in the TSG Building, and attached to this weekly update. Please consider bringing your enthusiasm, knowledge, and talent to TSG. Applications are due Friday, November 30, 2012 at 1:00 […]

African Festival 2012

By Barry Nyauke The African diaspora and Afro-enthusiasts residing in the Phoenix Metropolitan area descended on North High School on November 10, 2012 for the annual “African Festival”. The event was organized by the African Association of Arizona (AFASA) whose chair is Prof. Femi Babarinde, a Thunderbird member of faculty. AFASA’s aim is to enhance […]

“Recruiter’s Mindset” Event

By: Michael Huang Last Tuesday, the Thunderbird SHRM Student Chapter held a “Recruiter’s Mindset” session and invited Andrew Stringer, VP for Human Resource at Thunderbird School of Global Management, to speak at the event. During the session, Andrew shared his career path as an HR professional who transferred from UK to US 14 years ago. […]

Ruben Romero and the Chocolate Factory

Thunderbird is slowly, but surely, being taken over by inconspicuous little chocolates. In classes, at the CMC, at the front office of Green Tree, at group meetings…Every week, it seems like more and more students are succumbing to that irresistible cocoa temptation, with little or no self-control. The perpetrator of this quiet chocolate conspiracy is […]

Week 9- TSG Bulletin

Dear T-birds, Americas Regional Night was a blast, with music, dancing, and fun performances. If you weren’t there, don’t miss the next one (info coming soon) and don’t miss out on helping TSG collect donations for Hurricane Sandy victims. The money raised will benefit the American Red Cross Hurricane Sandy relief fund, as the ARC […]

Global Investment Group: Mystery of the 7 a.m. Meetings

The idea of meeting at 7am every week on Wednesdays at the Tower does attract quizzical looks from students, reflecting a fusion of exasperation and wonderment. The Global Investment Group (GIG) in Thunderbird led by Dr. F. John Mathis, Professor of Global Economics & Finance is perhaps the only club on campus to come up […]