Český Krumlov – A perfect Weekend

By: Sindhuja Kodivalasa, Staff Writer Photo Credits: Bhuvnesh Chethal Cesky Krumlov, a small medieval town in the Bohemian Region was our weekend getaway. This was a trip organized by Thunderbird and so most of the students hung out here over the weekend. This was probably the first time during the entire module abroad when most […]

Latest Terror Attack in Kenya: Sign of a Greater Underlying Problem?

By: Barry Nyauke ’13, Guest Writer The world’s attention was once again turned to Kenya following another audacious attack by Al Shabaab. On September 21, 2013, a group of gunmen entered the Westgate Mall in Nairobi in an attack that left 67 dead. Barely a year and a half later, the Somalia-based terror group hit […]

Better Know a Prof: Michael Finney

By: Marissa Burkett, Audio/Visual Editor Dr. Michael Finney is from Arkansas, but says that fact is “not the most interesting part of my life.” Professor Finney has been at Thunderbird for almost seven years serving as an Associate Professor of Global Leadership and Management as well as the Faculty Director of the Thunderbird Emerging Markets […]

Rep. Matt Salmon: Business vs. Politics

An Op-ed by: Marissa Burkett, Audio/Visual Editor Congressman Matt Salmon, Representative (R–AZ 5th District), visited Thunderbird on  Tuesday, March 31, to speak about trends and opportunities for business in Latin America and Asia. One of the only members of the House who speaks fluent Chinese, many students signed up to hear him speak (and to a […]

Quiet Diligence: The American Chamber of Commerce

By: Emma Livingston, Staff Writer Tucked away on the second floor of a narrow building in Prague 1, up a rickety flight of stairs in an office so tiny it could be a storage unit, the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic is working quietly and diligently, behind the scenes, to improve the country’s […]

Lion Communications – “Different approaches within one group”

By: Sindhuja Kodivalasa, Staff Writer The best part of the module abroad program in Prague is the company visits. We got to visit a marketing company – ‘Lion Communications’ this week. Lion Communications is a part of the ‘Publicis Group Worldwide’, one of the leading marketing and advertising firms in the world. Publicis Group is […]

What Did You Do With Your Weekend?

By: Emma Livingston, Staff Writer From March 26-29, the students on module abroad in Prague were granted their only four-day weekend of the six-week module. So, in true T-Bird fashion, many of the students used the opportunity to explore. Some students traveled to other countries: Germany, Croatia, Austria, Hungary (see Sinduja Kodivalasa’s article for more […]

Roe Goddard on China

By: Keith Blincoe, Staff Writer Professor Roe Goddard currently teaches Regional Business Environment: Asia for the my cohort. I sat down with him to talk about China—a country he has visited over 75 times. Das Tor: When was the first time you went to China? Roe Goddard: 1988. I started going more after the mid-90s, […]

If You Had to Preview the Thunderbird Mystique in One Day

By: Alina Buzgar, News & Features Editor Preview day is a great way for prospective students to get to know Thunderbird on a personal level and make invaluable contacts at the same time. On March 28, Preview Day at Thunderbird started early for prospective students and was packed with presentations, classwork, and even a case […]