Welcome One and All… to Das Tor

Ladies and Gentlemen, boys and girls. I cannot express how delighted I am to be writing to you again as we begin another trimester here at Thunderbird School of Global Management. We are so happy to be back and I am here once again to (attempt) to bring you the breaking news and opinions from […]

Fall Foundations 2013 – A love story

By Sneha Gayatri and Michael Reardon “It was a million tiny little things that, when you added them all up, they meant we were supposed to be together … and I knew it” – Tom Hanks, Sleepless in Seattle 14 names. 14 people. 14 lives. Trust the power of match.com to bring together the most amazing […]

Yet another Phoenix in Thunderbird

The memory of my first day in the land of dreams is still fresh as dew. Skyscrapers, shallow people, handshakes, grumpy looks, hip girls, drunk and flirtatious men – the image I had about the country from movies and other friends before coming here. Tired and worn out, we, a group of four T-birds, got […]

Rethinking Design, Thunderbird Style

Walking into the storage area for ReDesign, fellow T-birds Howard Chao and Richard Dennis animatedly launch into the furniture and storage prototypes they’ve been working on for the past few weeks. It is easy to see their passion for what they’ve created and very easy to get swept into helping them! So what exactly is […]

Foundations Week(s) A Great Success

I arrived at Foundations, a little jetlagged from the return flight from Lima.  Bags still packed, I checked in at the TEC not knowing what to expect from Foundations.  Would it be challenging? A bore? Fun?  From experiencing it myself and subsequently interviewing many of my new friends, it was all of the above. First, […]

Update 9/6/13

Hello ThunderFamily! I hope your term is off to a magnificent start! It’s so nice to have all of you here on campus. T-birds are the best! This is another information packed update, so please be sure to read it carefully. Course packets are available at the IBIC: Course packets are now available at the IBIC, so […]

The Thunder Wives’ Tale

There are so many things that we, as students, are unaware of; in particular, about Thunderbird in the days of yore. The Arizona Republic ran an article about Thunderbird in 1972 about how the school was making efforts to recruit and include women in its post-graduate courses. Those were the days when females were in extreme minority […]

Foundations – Fall 2013

Without a doubt, foundations for fall 2013 was a huge success. It had many interesting things- just as it had a few slips. The guest speakers, Mark Anderson, Strategic News Service CEO and Gerald Hsu, highest paid CEO in Silicon Valley were a great source of inspiration to the students. Fun events like Thunder Olympics, […]

TSG President’s Address

Hello fellow T-Birds! I hope that all of you had a great summer! I also want to extend a very warm welcome to the new T-birds who have joined the family! I would like to take this opportunity to formally introduce you to the TSG Team for Fall ’13. President Abhishek Nagaraju Vice-President Nikhil Purwaha Treasurer […]

Back as an Excited Student

By Chakravarthy Josyam In the movie Rocky VI, Sylvester Stallone, who was in retirement after a successful boxing career, lacks something in life and still thinks he has some bit of boxing left in him. So he goes for a final fight when his junior challenged him. I was in a similar situation after five years into […]