Chinese Chengyus

By: Emma Livingston, Staff Writer “Da peng zhan chi, fu yao zhi shang: The big bird spreads its wings and soars up to the highest sky.” Chengyus are Chinese expressions, usually made up of only four characters, that derive their meaning from the ancient Chinese stories they refer to.  Though the stories are ancient, these […]

Fall in Love with Eggplants

By: Alina Buzgar, News Editor I won’t lie. This dish is delicious but weird enough that the faint at heart might not give it a shot while the gourmand will jump on the opportunity to sample it. If you do try it you will surely find that it makes for a pretty great appetizer. (It […]

Salmon: The Nation’s Coolest Fish

By: Marissa Burkett, Staff Writer “There are some achievements which are never done in the presence of those who hear of them. Catching salmon is one, and working all night is another.” Anthony Trollope Today we are going to talk about salmon. Delicious, healthy, pungent salmon. Grilled, baked, smoked….. tartare. Its versatility is clearly above […]

New Bachelors of Global Management gets back to T-Bird Roots

By: Rick Beitman, Editor-in-Chief As the new partnership with Arizona State University takes Thunderbird School of Global Management in new directions, naturally one of the most integral changes would be the introduction of new programs. The Master of Global Management (MGM) replaces the Global MBA as the flagship program and will be akin to the […]

Clash of the Consultants

By: Emma Livingston, Staff Writer “Did you do an analysis on how much this would cost me as a CEO? I would have liked to know that.” “What are you going to adopt, and how are you going to adapt?” “What is the value proposition?” “Go back to the slide where you misspelled ‘real estate…’” […]

Better Know a Prof: Coffee with Denis Leclerc

By: Marissa Burkett, Staff Writer Professor Denis Leclerc was born in Rouen, a small city in on the River Seine in North France. He first came to the Unites States after receiving his first Masters degree in migration to study the movements and habits of “Snowbirds,” groups of older folks who leave the north to […]

T-Birds Bring Home the APICS Trophy

By: Alina Buzgar, News Editor On February 20-21, 2015 in Claremont, California, 84 students from 14 different schools competed in the APICS West Coast 9th Annual Student Case Competition. This event was hosted by the APICS Southwest District and had two separate divisions – a Graduate and an Undergraduate division. For the first time, the […]

Cruise Like a T-Bird

By: Alina Buzgar, News Editor Here’s what happens when Thunderbird alumni embark on a six-day journey to Florida, Belize and Mexico. Thundercruise welcomed the participation of 22 T-Bird alumni from graduating classes from 1963 through 2012. “Our trip kicked off with a serendipitous luncheon in Ft. Lauderdale with the new CEO and Director General of […]

In the Spirit of an Entrepreneur

By: Gloria Liu, Staff Writer “I come to Thunderbird because of its cultural diversity and business savvy.” Thursday, February 26, an ASU alumnus Drew Kennedy reached out to entrepreneurial T-Birds to deliver a company info session sponsored by the China Entrepreneur Network (CEN). Mr. Kennedy runs a language training program called Academy Franchise Partnership, Inc. […]

Jewish Artichokes in Rome: Carciofi alla Giudia

By: Marissa Burkett, Staff Writer This recipe is the first of many that I will feature that are not only delicious, but have played an important role in the growth of a culture or the success of a people. I think that food culture is outrageously important and recreating culturally classic recipes helps me relate to […]