Angel Investors at Thunderbird: The Pitch Night

By Alina Buzgar, Editor-in-Chief Thunderbird Angel Network (TAN) Event took place on March 31 and was a great opportunity for startups to present their business ideas and seek angel investor funding. The event, hosted by Dr. Gary Gibbons, organized by Brad Hoffa (MGM ’17, US) and Nicole Meacham (MGM ’17, US), was deemed a great […]

W. P. Carey Comes to Thunderbird Campus

By Alina Buzgar, Editor-in-Chief Between group meetings, papers, readings, and looming deadlines, more than 40 W. P. Carey students and T-birds took a bit of time off to play sports together on the Thundebird Rugby field on the sunny afternoon of March 18. While there were several sporadic opportunities for our students to meet and […]

Blood Donation: T-birds Saving Lives

By Alina Buzgar, Editor-in-Chief The Thunderbird Rugby Football Club sponsored a Red Cross Blood Drive on campus on March 2, from 10am to 3pm. There were 15 people from Thunderbird and Glendale area who donated blood. The Rugby Team organized a similar event last semester and they worked with TSG to reserve the space and distribute […]

TSG Spring ’16

Das Tor welcomes the new team of Thunderbird Student Government (TSG) Student Representatives for Spring 2016. Thank you for your commitment to the T-bird community and thank you for your service. President Andrea Kaloush (MAGAM ’16, US)     Vice President Ellen Alexander (MAGAM ’16, US)     Treasurer Abhishek Munsi (MBA ’16, India),   […]

Clubbing Day

By Alina Buzgar, Editor-in-Chief At Thunderbird, the start of school always coincides with an avalanche of student-driven events happening alongside classes and academic work. Club Day is a perfect example. Thunderbird Student Government (TSG) creates an opportunity for students to launch and lead clubs on campus in order to enrich our professional experience, business and […]

Who are Berger and Mabel Erickson?

By Shannon Walker, Guest Writer Shannon Walker is the Thunderbird Archive Specialist and this article was originally published in the Thunderbird Magazine. You may have sat under the Erickson pavilion. Perhaps you have seen the photo of Berger in the Tower gallery, right outside the restrooms. But who really are Berger and Mabel Erickson? In […]

Foundations: 2016 Edition

By Alina Buzgar, Editor-in-Chief On January 4th, just hours after the start of the new year, 25 students joined Thunderbird from all corners of the world, marking the start of another epic Foundations week. Transforming strangers into fast friends and vocal Thunderbird advocates has been Foundations’ mission since… forever. Mission accomplished… again. The new students […]

Welcome Back!

By Alina Buzgar, Editor-in-Chief Welcome back, Thunderbird! Our team is humbled to be part of the Thunderbird legacy with the mandate to provide real, engaging, insightful and representative articles. We will continue to feature interviews with students, professors, and staff members, to cover events on and off campus and to spark conversations about what we experience […]

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 […]