Update 04/25

Happy Friday T-birds! It’s been another full and exciting week at Thunderbird. I wanted to share a couple of particularly good bits of information I’ve learned recently. First, there will be 45 flag bearers at our upcoming graduation, a Thunderbird record! What a special and wonderful T-bird tradition. Second, 40% of our upcoming May graduates […]

Update 04/18

Hello T-bird family! Another week has flown by! And the EMEA (Europe, Middle East, Africa) Regional night this Saturday night at 6:30pm is the best possible way to end your week.  This is a great opportunity for you to celebrate with your classmates and to spend a special evening with our Spring graduates. This will […]

If you believe, you can.. Si tu crois, tu peux

By: Djoudie Etoundi ’12 On Friday November 26th, Thunderbird’s Global Cohort, made of 27 Haitian women from the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women Program, received their Thunderbird degrees under the tutelage of US Ambassador At Large for Global Women’s issues, Melanne Verveer and following a spirited, proverb rich keynote address by Ambassador Barbara Barrett. The Global […]

Graduation, 7 weeks away

WHEN:                 Tuesday & Wednesday, October 30 & 31 WHERE:               THE COMMONS TIME:                   11:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. each day If you intend to walk in the fall 2012 Graduation Ceremony, MBA, MA, and MS must have a cap, masters’ gown, hood, and tassel. Certificate students must have a cap, master’s gown, and tassel.  Undergraduate gowns have different sleeves and may not […]

10,000 Women Haiti Commencement

As you are all well aware, we  currently have 27 Haitian female entrepreneurs on campus for a two week course. They are here to enhance their business skills and learn various techniques that they could go back and use to improve their business. Some of the classes they have taken so far are Global Pricing […]

Ten things to do when your car breaks down in Liberia

Thunderbird’s Liberia TEM Lab team provided inspiration for Interim Thunderbird President Barbara Barrett, who spoke Aug. 17, 2012, at the summer commencement. Following is the full text of her speech: Thunderbird graduates, it is nice to see you all together in one place at the same time … sitting down. That is rare for Thunderbird […]

Germany, Greece settle differences (at least at Thunderbird)

Thunderbird School of Global Management’s traditional Parade of Flags took a twist Dec. 16 2011, when students from Germany and Greece found themselves on stage together during fall commencement in Glendale, Arizona, while a debt crisis escalates in Europe. “While we were rehearsing this morning, we realized that Greece and Germany are so close together […]