From the President: One Thunderbird, One Shared Future

By President Larry Penley Over the past two weeks, I have taken part in hundreds of conversations with students, faculty, and other leaders in higher education around the world. Without exception, every single one of these dialogues has shared a common theme: in order to ensure Thunderbird’s continued growth we must be united as One […]

Student Spotlight: Angel Poyato Ayuso

Each week, we ask one of our new fun-loving exchange students to share a little about themselves and the most revealing question of all, what’s in your backpack? This week, Angel Poyato Ayuso of Spain gives us a peek into his Thunderbird Backpack. Where do you call home?     My home country is Spain. I am from the south […]

The Malaysia Module: First Feelings

By Karunakaren M H, ’15 I began my Southeast Asian adventure with a pit stop at Singapore. The week was all about jetlag, family reunions and delicious home cooked meals. The moment I landed in the city, an air of familiarity struck me thanks to the language and people. My first distinctive experience came immediately […]

From the Desk of the TSG President

Hey Tbirds! It’s already 6 weeks into this Spring trimester and I am sure quite a few of us took in the CMC Spring Training sessions. I received a lot of reviews about the various sessions and I encourage everyone to give the TSG more feedback about how the Spring Training sessions could be improved. […]

Prezi Time During PDP Week

The Spring professional development week featured workshops on Microsoft Excel (Intermediate and Advanced), Prezi and SPSS. The Prezi workshop was one of the finest ones. The workshop was well organized and had a good hands-on experience. The workshop lasted for about 3-4 hours and there was a surprise competition at the end. Prezi is the […]

#SXSW, #Brands

Hearing the news of Lady Gaga being vomited upon by a ‘vomit painter’ during her live show at SXSW this year, you can’t help but ponder the notion that South By Southwest, the ten days of music, film, and interactive mayhem that descends upon ‘too-cool’ Austin each year, maybe has changed a bit. In 1987, […]

Organizational Consulting

Organizational consulting is a type of consulting services in which you assist businesses in evaluating and possibly restructuring the current internal layout of the company. The ultimate aim is to make the best use of all resources available by organizing them in the most logical and advantageous way structurally. Usually an organizational works with new […]

Global Citizen Forum: Know Your Panels!

With the Global Citizen Forum coming up this Friday, we at Das Tor are taking a sneak peek into who will be on the panels this week. Up first is the Sustainability Panel. Moderated by Prof. Tom Hunsaker, this panel will host a wide range of leaders from the industry, with organizations such as MillerCoors, […]

Behind The Scenes: The Registrar’s Office

By Ron Schuler and Marie Bloom, Registrar’s Office Last trimester, Das Tor published an article that described various issues that students faced during the course registration process. The author of the article was invited to a discussion with Marie Bloom and Ron Schuler from the registrar’s office about the same. Since the article, the registrar’s […]

Caption Contest Winner

This week’s caption contest winner with the most Facebook votes is Thomas Carpenter for his caption submission: “After losing his legs, DB takes Kyle’s magic flying potion to get around campus.” Congrats on win #2, Thomas! Look for this week’s contest posting on and be sure to “Like” our page for your chance to win a $15 gift […]