Diwali delight

Diwali is the ‘festival of lights’ celebrated in India. It generally falls during the end of October or early November and portrays victory of good over evil. It is celebrated in different ways in different parts of the country. In the northern part of the country, people light earth lamps besides playing cards, while in […]

The Future of Social Entrepreneurship

November 14th saw the latest in the Thunderbird/Laureate series with the Panel Discussion on The Future of Social Entrepreneurship. The Social Entrepreneurship Panel held some estimable guests such as Mr. Miguel Jardine ’09, Manager, Technology Commercialization, Arizona Commerce Authority, Mr. Aldo Ignacio Castillo, CEO and Founder, EcoLadrillos Universidad Tecnológica de México, Mr. Daniel Uribe, President, Costas Verdes Universidad Latina de […]

Your Opinion: The TSG

The Thunderbird Student Government is your voice for all things Thunderbird, has successfully organized different events and set up new processes – all catered towards creating a better Thunderbird experience for every student. We thought it would be interesting to learn what students think about the TSG’s efforts, and what could be areas in which […]

Country Roads – take me home!

Universal statement: Thunderbird is a global school consisting of students from multiple countries and backgrounds. So how much do you actually know about your classmates? Read what some of your international classmates had to share about their countries: Adriano Caccamo, Italy Italy is all about creativity, high lifestyle and ancient heritage (Roman, Renaissance), Italians are […]

Negotiations, Trust, and Hostages

By Christine Moore & Deepali Ramaiah Last weekend, Thunderbird played host to the guests from around the world for the inaugural Global Summit on Negotiations & Trust. The event was well attended by professionals, students, and T-birds who learned how to sharpen their negotiation skills by building trust within the negotiation process. The summit, meant to place emphasis on […]

Wild Wildlife, Wild West, Wild Times

By Tiffany Law The 9th annual Zoological Association of America conference was held here in Phoenix this past week. Being able to meet a vast collection of people with 30 or more years experience in the zoological industry. Some of them were keepers, some of them were educators and some of them were public and […]

Update 11/17

Greetings T-birds! I am sorry to start this week’s update on such a serious note, but on behalf of Thunderbird administration, I want to take a moment to express our sympathy and concern for the Filipino citizens impacted by Typhoon Haiyan. It’s an unspeakable tragedy and so many are still suffering. Our wonderful students, in […]

Dignity matters

Source: www.dr.donnahicks.com

Dr. Donna Hicks, an associate at the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs at Harvard University, was here at Thunderbird on Thursday to talk about dignity and its role in resolving conflicts. She has been a facilitator during international conflicts for 20 years which includes Middle East, Sri Lanka, Columbia, Cuba and Northern Ireland, and the […]

Know Your Campus and Win! – Contest #8

Congratulations to Contest #7’s winner, Abhishek Nagaraju! He won a $15 Wal-Mart gift card by being the first to email the most accurate answer. The correct response was: The picture is in the international feature film section in the IBIC – it is the area which has all the tables and a big boat replica. THIS WEEK’S PHOTO: Look at the […]