Met Dream Company at NSHMBA

By, Gloria Liu September 26th, it was a Friday night, yet there were only a couple of people at the Pub, not to mention there was nobody at the Fish or at West Dorm’s Sobo Lounge. Where had all the T-birds gone? The answer was, Philadelphia. The National Society for Hispanic MBAs (NSHMBA) was holding […]

Empowerment Day – Finance

By, Gloria Liu It is Friday October 3rd and, Thunderbird Finance Association (TFA) has provided two sessions for those who are seeking a career in finance. The first one, is Introduction to Bloomberg, given by TFA members, and the second one is Financial Statement Analysis given by professor Rankine. I attended both of these sessions, […]

When you build a bridge on campus it has to be ‘GLOBAL’

By, Alina Buzgar If you happened to walk pass the campus pavilion on Friday evening October 3rd you would have immediately noticed a cheerful crowd swapping stories, drinking wine and enjoying delicious Indian delights. “Building Global Bridges” brought together Executive MBA (EMBAs) and full-time students and was organized through the collaboration between Women’s International Club […]

Internship Experience – International Development

 By, Drew Helm As spring wrapped up and my summer approached, I spent a lot of my time compiling a long list of organizations that I would consider applying to. This list consisted of organizations such as ABT Associates, Chemonics, IDEO, World Bank, Doctors Without Boarders, Opportunity International, Kiva, and many more. As you can […]

The Amani ya Juu “Ubuntu” Experience

By: A. Jeanene Medley, 2015 MBA Candidate Ubuntu, “I am because we are, and since we are, therefore, I am.” Professor Babarinde emphasized this Zulu word and its meaning in my Regional Business Environment: Sub-Saharan Africa course this past spring trimester. It describes the communal mindset found throughout African countries.  I was able to experience […]

Más que Palabras: Experiencing Small Businesses in Antigua

By, David J Roman The August edition of DasTors contained a few experiences I had with small businesses in Akumal, Mexico this past June. A week after I left Mexico, I stood before the doors of a small, stately home, dripping next to my warm motorcycle on the rain-flecked cobblestone streets of Antigua Guatemala. Hailed […]

EmPOWERment Day: Marketing Case Interview Insights & Workshop

By, Jessica Knutzon Interviewing can be a difficult process, so everyone prepares and practices for each interview – sometimes to a point of exhaustion. But is everyone prepared for a curveball? Sometimes interview answers may seem rehearsed, so companies are now trying to see how potential candidates react under pressure. Traditionally, case interviews are conducted […]

The Sun Devil Mystique

By, Rick Beitman After a number of tumultuous fiscal years and the future uncertain for Thunderbird School of Global Management, many have waited with bated breath as to what the impending merger with Arizona State University would spell for the Glendale institution. Students finally got much awaited answers to their questions on Friday, October 4, […]

Wind, Rain, and Thunder

By, Rick Beitman Saturday, September 27, 2014, will be remembered as a day of infamy for T-Birds, the day a storm swept through the Phoenix area, leaving a swath of damage in its wake. The storm, unprecedented in recent local memory, hit Thunderbird School of Global Management and the surrounding area particularly hard.   In […]

World Cuisine: Brazilian Brigadeiro

By, Jessica Knutzon There are many foods that taste like home to us and for those who come from multicultural or nomadic families, there are quite a variety of foods that transport us to nostalgia. Growing up in a Brazilian and American household with two parents who happen to be amazing cooks, I got spoiled […]