Speaker Games

Speaker Games was the flagship event of Thunderbird Toastmasters Leadership Communications Club which was held on Thursday – April 10th at the Pavilion from 1PM – 2.30 PM. This was the first kind of an event where Thunderbird clubs competed against one another. There were 5 clubs competing for this years Speaker Games trophy. The […]

Getting Down to Business

Very often at Thunderbird, students get the chance to pitch ideas or create business plans in classes, but seldom do they put their ideas through the grinder or put themselves through a trial by fire. For the entrepreneurial T-bird who is a little worried about being burned by business, the Thunderbird Entrepreneurship Network has it covered […]

Faculty Column: Entrepreneurial Decision Making

By Professor Robert Hisrich Entrepreneurship is an approach to decision making that is the essence of startup companies, corporate entrepreneurship, social entrepreneurship, technology entrepreneurship, governpreneurship (government entrepreneurship), and, when it occurs, university entrepreneurship. This entrepreneurial approach will continue to increase in the 21st century due to rapidly changing technology, more informed consumer markets, shorter product […]

Winterim Fair

To everyone in attendance last week at the Winterim fair, the feeling in the air was palpable–excitement, positivity, and a little anxiety. I attended a few of the information sessions regarding January’s offerings, and looking around the room at my fellow students, I couldn’t help but think that finally we were in competition with each […]

Thunderbird Rugby Welcomes All

Discover Rugby! Many of us (like me) that grew up in the States know rugby as a rough sport exclusively for foreign countries. Others reading this may have played their whole lives, and know the rules by heart. Either way, rugby is the only competitive sport on campus, as club President Jay Stahlman says, so […]

Upcoming Case Competition!

By Monica Voge Do you want a chance to practice your supply chain and project management skills right here on campus? If so, there is an exciting opportunity coming your way this month! Supply Chain Club and Project Management Club are partnering with Magna Powertrain to hold a case competition on March 22nd from 8 […]

Thunderbirds Represent!

By Rahul Garg The skies over the “Valley of the Sun” were a little more crowded this weekend as students from around the region flew into Sky Harbor Airport to participate in the 7th Annual APICS West Coast Student Case Competition. Recorded as the largest competition thus far, there were twenty-five undergraduate and graduate teams […]

Win Huge Prizes During Startup Weekend

By Jeffrey Abbott Startup Weekend will be taking place this Friday, October 19, 2012 at 6:00 PM to Sunday, October 21, 2012 at 9:00 PM. This event is on campus and is a weekend where you team up and build a business in a weekend. The cost is $75 and we are looking forward to […]