T-Birds Show Support for Kyle Schwent

By Nash Wills, Staff Writer and Lauren Herber, Co-Editor On the evening of Friday, April 22, beloved T-bird family member Kyle Schwent (MS ’15, US) was the victim of a tragic accident while riding his motorcycle on Bell Road. Kyle is currently beginning his road to recovery in the ICU at Honor Health John C. […]

T-Birds Win Big at Cambridge Ethics Competition

By Kimberly Hergengrader, Guest Writer On behalf of the Thunderbird Honor Council, The Global Crypto Warriors embarked on a journey to Cambridge, Massachusetts to partake in the 20th Anniversary of the International Business Ethics Case Competition (IBECC). Equipped with the Thunderbird Mystique and global mindset, MGM Candidates Kimberly Hergenrader, Vyoma Mehra, Zoltan Nagy, Gaurav Shetty […]

Return of Team Romania: Spring 2016 TEM Lab

By Emma Livingston, Co-Editor After five weeks in Cluj, Romania the Spring 2016 TEM Lab team have returned from their consulting project with Megatitan, a metal parts and products manufacturer. Diego Seldner (MBA, Mexico), Shivan Pereira (MBA, USA / Sri Lanka), Jayadeep Tanikonda (MBA, India) and Tion Barnabe (MBA, Jamaica) will be giving their final […]

Where do T-birds Go When the Semester Ends?

By Alex Marino, Staff Writer Embedded in the Thunderbird mystique is an innate desire to hit the road in search of exotic adventures across the world. Willingness and desire to cross boundaries into new cultural dimensions is what makes us T-birds and differentiates our student body from other business schools. But before we all disappear […]

TEM Labs Summer 2016

By Emma Livingston, Co-Editor While beloved Thunderbird Professor Michael Finney, for years the driving force behind the school’s capstone TEM Lab program, is retiring at the end of this semester, happily for Thunderbird, the TEM Lab program will continue under the guidance of Program Director Charles Reeves.  Two teams of MGM students will be representing […]

My Time at Thunderbird: “A Home Away from Home”

By Makarand Gawade, Staff Writer Gosh, can’t believe it’s just six days to graduation!! It seems like yesterday when I joined Thunderbird chanting “Go Gila Monsters” (my cohort group) all throughout Foundations. Joining a graduate school after ten years of professional journey has been one of the most difficult decisions I have taken in my life. […]

Global Consulting Laboratories: Launching a New T-Bird Tradition

By Emma Livingston, Co-Editor A T-Bird’s summer is never dull. This summer, no fewer than 5 Thunderbird teams will be deployed on 5 separate international consulting projects. Joining the legendary 6-week long TEM Labs this summer (See the article Meet Summer 2016 TEM Lab Teams), will be a new program designed specifically for Thunderbird’s MAGAM […]

The Once In A Lifetime Debate

By Chaitra Somasundar, Staff Writer The “Once in a Lifetime Debate” took place for the second time on Thursday, April 21st at the Thunderbird Pub. T-Birds enthusiastically cheered on and engaged in this exciting and fun atmosphere as Faduma-Dhool Mohamed (MAGAM ’17, Kenya) and Yuya Ota (MBA ’16, Japan), dressed in their rich cultural attires, […]

The Mysterious Case of the Thunderbird Campus Lights at Night

By Nash Wills, Staff Writer Have you ever taken the time to walk around campus late at night? I do it sometimes when I’m on the phone—I like to pace while on the phone—or when I’m busy and have to stay up late working on a project in the Das Tor office. Campus is surprisingly […]

Refugee Consulting Project: Global Impact in Phoenix

By Faduma-Dhool Mohamed, Guest Writer There was no name for this exciting initiative when it was first presented. All I could think of was we need to get this started. Now. When the idea was first presented to me by Charles Reeves, TEM Lab’s Program Director and my mentor, we first thought of it as […]