T-Birds Brand Themselves for Success

By: Candice Sparkes, Guest Writer Tuesday, April 28, and Thursday, April 30, during dead-hour, the PCAs of the Career Management Center along with the Thunderbird Society for Human Resource Management Student Chapter hosted two 45-minute workshops presented by T-Bird alumna Joy C. Lubeck (MBA ’86) and Michael S. Seaver (MBA ’10). Lubeck, who is principal […]

Consulting Day

By: Marissa Burkett, Audio/Visual Editor The Thunderbird Management Consulting Association (TMCA) recently hosted Consulting Day, an afternoon series of speaker sessions surrounding experiences entering and in the consulting world. Over 30 aspiring consultants came in their best business wear to hear T-Bird alumni from McKinsey, Deloitte, and Drizly speak about their experiences in the consulting […]

Welcome to New TSG President and Vice President

By: Marissa Burkett, Audio/Visual Editor Das Tor would like to congratulate the winners of the 2015 Fall Thunderbird Student Government Elections! Voting wrapped up on Wednesday, April 22, with 43% student turnout in the polls. Meet your new student leadership: TSG President, Kaladhar Rachabathuni I am true Thunderbird at heart – always looking for challenges and exploring […]

Thunderhiking Builds Bonds between Students, Faculty and Staff

By: Marissa Burkett, Audio/Visual Editor Thunderhiking was born out of a desperate situation. Emma Livingston (MBA, 16’) and Xiaoshi (Shawn) Quan (MA, 15’) conceived of the notion after making the drive to Tucson to hike but encountered rain instead. The pair turned the unfortunate weather into an opportunity. Over omelets, Thunderhiking was born. “A lot […]

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 […]

Better Know a Prof: Janet Samuels

By: Marissa Burkett, Audio/Visual Editor The Thunderbird community will be bidding farewell to Professor Janet Samuels, Assistant Professor of Accounting, after the summer trimester. Beginning in the fall, she will take a full-time position at W. P. Carey School of Business at ASU. “I’m excited and sad. Because I really love teaching MBAs and graduate […]

Spring 2015 Asia Regional Night

By: Marissa Burkett, Audio/Visual Editor The Japan Club, China Club, and Taiwan Club joined together to create a fun filled night of Kung Fu, Kumi-Taiso, and song and dance.  Sponsored by the Thunderbird Student Government, Spring 2015, Asia Regional Night hosted over 250 attendees including current students, prospective students, and guests from the Executive Education wing. […]

Strawberry Pavlova

By: Marissa Burkett, Audio/Visual Editor Ya know, you learn something new every day. I, without being able to fully understand why, have always loved the name Pavlova. I suppose that it could be partly because of the way that it rolls off the tongue. Or perhaps partly because I always wanted to be a ballerina. […]

Thunderbird Global Council comes to Campus

By: Marissa Burkett, Audio/Visual Editor During the first week of March, the Thunderbird Global Council, an elite group of business leaders with a vested interested in Thunderbird’s success, visited campus for their annual meeting. Over the course of two days, the Council was able to meet with a variety of stakeholders from new ASU and […]