Faculty Column: Does Your Project Have a Solid “Why”?

By Professor Karen Brown The ideas in this article are drawn from: Brown, Hyer, and Ettenson, “The Question Every Project Team Must Answer,” MIT Sloan Management Review, Fall 2013. Have you ever been involved in a project that didn’t have a compelling reason driving it into existence? A raison d’être? If you have worked on […]

Student Spotlight: Bhaskar Sharma

By Kelly Swanson In another fantastic student profile I present to all Bhaskar Sharma. Bhaskar is an ODXVI Thunderbird and another great friend to us all. Bhaskar is notably was the first Nepalese student in Thunderbird’s history.  While he not studying Global Econ and Marketing he works for Genworth Financial. He holds a QKA and […]

Module Abroad – Information session

Modules abroad are currently available for Madrid and Kuala Lumpur. Students can go to one or both of the modules abroad or a Winterim to meet their “TGE” requirement. During the module abroad, T-birds will be taken to 4 company visits and must attend at least 2 of them. Selected students must take care that […]

NSHMBA Career Fair

The National Society for Hispanic MBAs organized a career fair at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, TX. To more than 100 stalls, MBA students from more than 55 b-schools walking in business suits and recruits hunting for their best fits–this summarize the NSHMBA career fair. The first years were looking for […]

Become Thunderbird’s CGI-U Rep!

Ever felt the need to make an impact beyond the scope of Thunderbird?  Thunderbird for Good is looking for a student to represent Thunderbird at the Clinton Global Initiative University (CGI U)! The chosen student will hold a paid position and will be helping Thunderbird decide how to spend $10 K towards achieving CGI U goals. […]

From the Desk of the TSG President

Dear T-birds, Hope you all are having a great weekend! I know with finals coming up most of you are busy accounting your courses and figuring out an efficient process control system to better finance your grades. Okay, bad jokes apart, I wish you guys all the best for the finals! Know that all of you […]

What to Watch!

A weekly spotlight on things you may be missing! TMA Halloween Packaging Design Contest: Halloween is Thursday, October 31st! To get you into the spirit, Thunderbird Marketing Association is hosting a Halloween-themed packaging design contest. Here are the rules: Choose an everyday household item – a Kleenex box, a water bottle, anything you want – and […]

Update 10/11

Greetings T-birds, I know the entire Thunderbird community is very concerned about our wonderful student, Travis Richardson. Based on some recent updates, it sounds like there has been some promising progress, but there is still a long road ahead for Travis and his family. I am so proud of how everyone has come together in […]

Know Your Campus and Win! – Contest #3 & #4

Hello T-birds, We did not receive any correct answers about last week’s photograph – so there is no winner from last week. HOWEVER, we have decided to continue accepting responses, and hence we have TWO photos this week for you to guess and win one $15 Wal-Mart gift card for each. LAST WEEK’S PHOTO: Hint […]

Robert Gates Speaks

Last Monday, Thunderbird had the pleasure of hosting Dr. Robert Gates, former CIA head and Secretary of Defense under George W. Bush and Barack Obama, on campus. Dr. Gates spoke much about leadership, drawing from his experiences running some of the largest organizations in America, including Texas A&M University.  His humor in addressing some points, […]