Chinese New Year Celebrations

Chinese New Year was celebrated by Thunderbirds on the New Year’s Eve – January 30th evening at Greentree Apartments located right opposite to the campus. Both the Greater China Club and Taiwan Club planned and hosted this celebration. The planning and execution of this celebration needs commendable appreciation. Invitations were sent much early during the […]

Spring Foundations Welcomes New Students

With nearly 60 students entering Thunderbird Spring intake in January, the campus was buzzing with the sounds of Diamondbacks, Sidewinders and Jack Rabbits.  It was a stellar two weeks led by the Thunderbird administration, staff and faculty as well as our fearless cohort co-captains, Tiago Ferraz and Sushank Bhandarkar, and cohort leaders Julia Mitusova (Diamondbacks), […]

The Winterim’s Tale (Act I)

Every winter break sees T-birds flitting off to different corners of the world, hoping to enrich their minds (and add to their visa collection) on a unique adventure known as the Winterim. So if you think you missed out, take a short trip with these students… Rena James, ’14 Winterim: Big Emerging Market, India Places/companies visited […]

Build-Your-Own Winterim

The Winterim was one of the aspects of Thunderbird I most looked forward to when choosing to pursue a Master’s in Business. Traveling the world with fellow students for a month, meeting with companies, what’s not to like? I quickly found out that what I did not enjoy was the price tag of such excursions. […]

Stacey’s Swansong

For four years, Stacey Klaff has been the backbone of the salad station at the Thunderbird Commons. Her culinary concoctions have become so famous that Thunderbird applicants frequently hear about them from student before they’ve even applied to Thunderbird! So it was no wonder that students, staff and faculty alike sighed in disappointment last Thursday […]

Student Spotlight

We have a wonderful group of fun-loving exchange students on campus this trimester which means more T-Birds in the world (and more couches to sleep on!)   Each week, we’ll ask one of our new friends to share a little about themselves and answer the most revealing question of all, what’s in your backpack? This week, […]

From the Desk of the TSG President

A very warm welcome to all the T-birds. I would like to wish you all a very Happy New Year. I would like to take this opportunity to formally introduce the Spring 2014 TSG to you all: TSG President: Nikhil Purwaha TSG Vice-President: Santiago Peralta Treasurer: Cece Cao Student Affairs & Services Chair: Sudharshan Babu […]

Update 01/31

Dear T-birds, Let me start this week’s update by wishing you a HAPPY CHINESE NEW YEAR!! It’s been quite a week! It’s great to see our wonderful returning students on campus – you are going to enjoy your new classmates. I know there has been a good deal of conversation and concern amongst our student […]

Career Spotlight

  Choosing the Right Career Choosing the right career has always been a challenging one. Sometimes based on our preferences, we choose a career and later find that the chosen one is not the right one. The first few months in the career may be interesting but it turns out to be fairly monotonous later. […]

T-Birds in the desert

This week: Summit Piestewa Peak By Susanna Ingalls Exchange Student from Manheim Business School in Germany On the first Saturday of Foundations, cohort leaders invited new students for a hike at/up Piestewa Peak, a hop up the road from campus. Nate posted the news in MTB and gave the impression of being a regular hiking […]