TEM Lab: Accelerating and Articulating Entrepreneurship in Nepal

By Emma Livingston, Co-editor Our Team Isha, Drew and Emma spent the last five weeks in Kathmandu, Nepal working with King’s College, a business school of about 800 students offering both MBAs and BBAs. Our overarching goal was to “accelerate and articulate entrepreneurship” in Nepal. That might sound a little vague to you. Well, it […]

TEM Lab: Team Romania and the Enduring Legacy of Thunderbird

By Michael Allen, Guest Writer I am sure that any, if not most, TEM Lab teams would say this, but Team Romania sincerely feels that we were the best TEM Lab team ever, and we had the best project ever. We you think about how we came to that conclusion, it helps to know some […]

TEM Lab: Building Partnerships in Senegal

By William Barnes, Guest Writer Our team, consisting of Colin Agnew (MBA ’15, USA/Canada), Billy Barnes (MBA ’15, USA), and Mohamed Vall (MBA ’15, Mauritania), was selected to represent Thunderbird as consultants in Senegal working with four different organizations. The objective of the assignment was to develop and improve the capacity of Agriculture Education and […]

Thanksgiving: An International Take

By Lauren Herber, Staff Writer For me, having grown up in the United States, celebrating the traditional American holiday of Thanksgiving means sitting around a table full of family and friends saying what we’re each thankful for; (over)eating turkey, mashed potatoes, and pumpkin pie; falling asleep on the couch to football; and starting the process […]

ThunderCares Goes to the Japanese Friendship Garden

By Nash Wills, Staff Writer Public service and volunteering is an essential task that should be expected from any self-respecting institution. Thunderbird is no exception. This past Saturday about forty Thunderbirds sacrificed one of their two precious weekend mornings for the betterment of the local area through the ThunderCares volunteering event. Five different groups were […]

Forecasting is Hard (But Let’s Do It Anyway)*

By Keith Blincoe, Staff Writer Warning: Satire below. At a recently convened panel event featuring industry experts, ASU/Thunderbird faculty members, and random people from the street, panelists were asked their opinions on future trends impacting global business. Every respondent was careful to note that projections into the future are notoriously inaccurate, and went on to […]

US State Dept. to Americans: ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

By Jake Strickler, Staff Writer Author’s Note: This piece was written on Wednesday, November 25th. Here are a few other events that have taken place in America in the interim: On the night of the 25th, Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump came under fire for mocking a New York Times reporter who had cast doubt […]

Get Out of Glendale: San Diego

By Lauren Herber, Staff Writer As someone who grew up in the Midwest and spent the last four years living in Boston, I never thought I’d find the weather in Phoenix to be cold. I’m not sure if my tolerance for cold has reduced drastically or if it has something to do with the desert […]

ASU to Acquire Volkswagen in $10b Deal*

by Keith Blincoe, Staff Writer Warning: Satire in, on, or around this article. According to an announcement sent to students from Arizona State University (ASU) President Michael Crow, ASU has agreed to acquire all of the outstanding shares of Volkswagen AG, the troubled car maker, for an estimated price of ten billion dollars. “The purchase of […]

Thundercares: Contributing to Our Community

By Swati Ranjan, Guest Writer Thundercares is the community care event organised by Thunderbird Student Government (TSG) every semester. It is a way T-birds contribute to the society. Thundercares for fall 2015 trimester was organised on 21st November 2015 by Ritika Sinha (MBA’ 16, India) and Swati Ranjan (MGM’ 16, India) representing community outreach chair […]