How Traveling the World Improved My Nutrition

By Alina Buzgar As a child, surrounded by untainted fruits and vegetables that came straight from my grandmother’s garden I had an excellent “nutritional” start in life. I lived my childhood in the 1980’s in the European Eastern Block; “blocked” from the outside world in almost every way imaginable, but surrounded by food that came […]

TSG Summer Review

by Giacomo Paccione Dear Thunderbird Students, Summer TSG is closing for the trimester.  As your elected President for summer I would like to thank you on behalf of my team for all your support and your collaboration. This has been a trimester to keep in the books. As we look back, I would like to […]

From the Archives – Famous Buildings in Thunderbird (Part 3)

The Continents This project was initiated and funded by the Thunderbird Class of 1960. The French Sculptor, ANNJA, created it. It stands at 15 ft tall, weighs 1.5 tons and took four years to complete. It represents the 135 countries from where the Thunderbird Alumni come from and work in. The outer layer features the […]

Career Spotlight: Personal Finance Advisor

by Bala Rajendran Students who would like to be self-employed and are interested in finance may want to look into this career. Personal finance advisors help their clients make investments. They help the clients with insurance and with taxes as well. Most of all, Personal finance advisors help their clients to create a portfolio of investments […]

Más que Palabras – Experiencing Small Businesses in Akumal

By David J. Roman  My adventure began in Phoenix on the 3rd of June (2014): a T-Bird and his motorcycle, bound for South America. Five thousand miles and 35 days later I had crossed 7 international borders and found myself in the hills of Costa Rica reflecting on amazing people, places, and businesses I had the […]

Weekly Update for 8/11/14

Dear students, I hope you have had a good week.  This week’s update starts with some thoughts I wanted to share with you in response to feedback I’ve received from a number of students. As we all know, this is a time of change for Thunderbird, and I know this has been difficult for you […]

Winter in Machu Picchu

By Kate Stout We arrived in Aguas Calientes at 9pm on a rainy Saturday night, four T-Birds on a packed train from Ollantaytambo, in anticipation of seeing Machu Picchu early the next morning.  It was the middle of the Peruvian Independence Day holiday weekend and Aguas Calientes was overflowing with tourists from all corners of […]

Making Time for Hobbies

By Adam Gostel So far this summer I have brought you on a journey of the U.S. from wonderful wildlife in Wyoming to the farthest southern tip of the U.S. in Florida.  This time I am switching gears completely from a travel writer to the platform of a promoter.  What am I promoting?  I am […]