Student Spotlight: Ann Yifan Wong

This week, we asked one of our first trimester MBA students, Ann Yifan Wong, to share a little about herself and what she carries in her backpack. What kind of bag do you carry? I would love to carry different style of bags to fit my different life style everyday. For instance, canvas messenger bags […]

Emerging Markets Bazaar

Thunderbird Emerging Markets Business Association (TEMBA) organized an Emerging Bazaar on Thursday April 24th. It was an informational event with teams from different countries of the world showcasing the ‘attractiveness’ of their market. Few clubs had an extensive research document about the market condition in their country while few others had excellent speakers describing the […]

The Final Pitch

On Friday, TEN and PEVC held the final part of their Business Plan competition with the Final Pitch from the finalists. Competing for prizes of $2000 for 1st, $1000 for 2nd and a People’s Choice Award of $500, were four teams: Swillings Garden, consisting of Erica James, Landon Yoder, Ryan O’Neal, Stacey Klaff, C’pher Gresham, pitched the idea […]

Meet & Greet: An evening with the Executive MBAs

Last weekend, Thunderbird Executive MBAs and Full-time MBAs had the opportunity to meet, network, exchange ideas and just get to know each other.  It was a great evening of good conversation and meeting new friends, organized by Anthony Dezilva, EMBA class of ’15 and Jennifer Eagar, MBA class of ’14.    This was the first time an event was […]

From the Archives…

Dear Readers, I will give you three clues and I want you to identify this charismatic former President of Thunderbird. Clue 1: He was a skilled pilot and owned a private plane. Many times he flew his plane directly to the Thunderbird Campus. Clue 2: Due to his earnest efforts and hard work, the North […]

Caption Contest Winner

This week’s caption contest winner is Thomas Carpenter who had the most Facebook votes for his caption submission: “Sadly, Nate’s hearing is going. When Nikhil asks him to tell a new joke, he starts telling “Anuj joke.” Look for our last contest posting this trimester on our Facebook page for your chance to win a $15 gift card […]

Update 04/25

Happy Friday T-birds! It’s been another full and exciting week at Thunderbird. I wanted to share a couple of particularly good bits of information I’ve learned recently. First, there will be 45 flag bearers at our upcoming graduation, a Thunderbird record! What a special and wonderful T-bird tradition. Second, 40% of our upcoming May graduates […]

From the Desk of the TSG

Hello T-Birds! And so we approach the home stretch… Client presentations, final papers, and final exams begin taking over our lives. A new chapter of excitement derived from a little bit of uncertainty begins to approach for some of us. As for the other rest, a minute break long enough to catch a breather before […]

T-Birds in the Desert: Hot Air Ballooning

I am part of a flock of T-Birds that live off campus at The Lodge at Arrowhead.  Wednesday morning around 5:30am, I awoke to a noise other than the typical sound of my dog, Roosevelt, barking at birds.  In the field next to the apartment complex, hot air balloons were being launched.  As I watched […]