Asia Regional Night

By, Rick Beitman Two down, one more to go. – Asia Regional Night, the second of the trimester, took place at the Thunderbird Event Center (TEC) on Saturday, November 8, at 6:30 PM, to much fanfare. Billed as one of the more popular regional nights, cuisine offerings and musical numbers spanned from Southeast Asia to […]

Connecting the Thoughts on Innovation, Marketing, and Startups at TechConnectiON

By, David J Roman The TechConnectiON events this past Friday (November 7th) brought great insights into the reality of being an innovator in today’s global marketplace: Successful innovation depends on metrics of success and measure of will Entrepreneurship is not as glamorous as many believe and requires a rare personality Applied technology is the biggest […]

Chrysler- “Acceleration at its best”

By, Krunal Barabde   Normally in sports when a player comes out of poor form, not only his team, but even opponents know that he has hit a “purple patch.” Sometimes this turnaround is due to, small timing adjustment (baseball) or a new dribbling tactic (real football=soccer). Similarly, automobile industry is currently witnessing purple patch […]


By, Jessica Knutzon The sound of mopeds driving by as I sit at my red-checkered table with a carafe of wine and a delicious plate of food made from scratch.  Italia! The country that quite easily boasts one of the most beloved cuisines in the world. Growing up, my great-grandmother’s Italian recipes were passed down […]

Business Ethics for Global Leaders

By, Sylvia Imbrock One of Thunderbirds’ key points of differentiation in the business world is our understanding of the world and a capacity to navigate the globe. As global business leaders, we want more than the next quick fix to our business problems. Impactful business leaders look for ever more efficiencies, pushing the boundaries of business […]

Writing Competition

By, Alina Buzgar We are looking for talent! Think you can write a winning narrative in 1,500 words or less? We invite you to submit an original short story or essay for a chance to be published in DasTor and win a substantial prize.   How to enter? Send your short story or essay by […]

Know your Thunderstaff – Catherine King-Todd “Helping Dreams Come True”

By Alina Buzgar  Catherine King-Todd has been helping students realize their dreams for over three decades.  Since 1989, she has played the role of Director of Financial Aid.   Trying to summarize her 33 years’ experience at Thunderbird in a short article was a daunting task. Fortunately, her soft speaking and inviting personality immediately calmed […]

How do you like Thunderbird? – Current Student Spotlight

By, Gloria Liu   With over half trimester passing by, students are now getting accustomed to life at Thunderbird. Classes, careers, clubs – business school students seem always busy. At the end of the day, when you are finally alone in your room, turning off phones and computers, with only a yellow bed lamp on, […]