How to achieve happiness

By Anonymous Happiness: That elusive state of mind that likes to wave at you from afar, and run from you when up close. So many people claim that they have found happiness when they find a new love, or make a change in career paths, but what exactly have they found? I find that most […]

The Weekly Substandard: Last Standard Standing

Jill: As this trimester comes to a close, I think it is only appropriate that we take a look back at some of our favorite columns of the year, and reminisce. First of all, I would like to thank Jack for being a gracious and charming partner in crime, and thank you for putting up […]

Tennis pro starts new path with Thunderbird MBA

By Daryl James Pressure-packed business trips took Story Tweedie-Yates ’13 to five continents in six years, yet she came to Thunderbird with no corporate experience in 2011. As a touring professional in the Women’s Tennis Association, the U.S. player gained a different type of experience. “Tennis allowed me to develop the ability to cope with stress,” said […]

School Year 2012-13 In Review

For those who started school last Fall, congratulations on completing your first b-school year. Time flies, and wow! It’s been a whirlwind of a ride, full of ups and downs, happiness, frustrations and a whole lot of other emotions. And that’s the way it should be. You were a hungry dog, straining on your leash […]

Thunderbird Takes the HR Title!

By Arun Thomas The HR Games, part of the SHRM Student Conference was held in Austin,TX on April 19th and 20th. The Thunderbird team consisted of Brittany Baria, Landon Petersen and Arun Thomas. We competed among a pool of 5 graduate level teams from Texas A&M, University of Utah, Texas Women’s University and University of […]

Update 4/26/13

Thunderbird Students:   Just announcements this week.  Good luck with your exams and final projects!   The IBIC will be open until midnight on Friday, April 26th and Saturday, April 27th. Concerns about Technology during Finals? Internship Registration for Summer 2013 – Improved and Streamlined! Chartwells Meal Card Donation Forms in Commons (for graduating students only)   […]

Got Solar? T-Bird goes to Greentech Media Solar Summit

By Gary Napadov This past week I had the honor and privilege of being the guest of Greentech Media, by way of Impress Labs, at the Greentech Media Solar Summit 2013 (#GTMSS13). How, you may ask did I score an all-access pass to the sixth annual event that brings together the world’s leading solar companies, […]

Studies, Stress & Snacks

And we’re back to finals week. Good luck everybody! Make sure you keep  your mind and belly full. Study and thy mind shall be full of knowledge. But you need to keep your tummy full enough too to run the finals marathon and allay the stress that comes with it! The golden word here is […]

The Company Visit

One of the perks of being in school is that you get exposed to a barrage of company visits. You may not definitely get the same in-depth experience that you would get in a school-arranged company tour if you went by yourself, and you most certainly will not get to visit a lot of organizations, because […]

Concerns about Technology during Finals?

By Peter Zabawa We understand that during school work, especially during finals, any laptop-related problems are very frustrating. Therefore, we have established a limited student laptop loaner pool. These laptops are available to students with major laptop difficulties, such as a hard drive crash. The loaner laptops are configured with standard software, including Windows 7, […]