How I Plan To Honor the Legacy of Thunderbird

By Gillian Reid, Guest Writer  The end of the school year is always filled with end-of-the-year thoughts and feelings that one wants to share. We are all striving to make our final moments of the year the best of our lives, and want to live out as much of these moments as we can. As […]

T-Bird on the River

by Emma Livingston, Staff Writer Summer break is upon us, and though I’ve learned so much at Thunderbird, and though I thoroughly enjoyed my module abroad in Europe and the traveling I did afterwards, I realized, as I came back to my hometown of Denver and as May slipped into June, that I am no […]

The New Face of the MS Degree

Well, as all of you are (hopefully) aware, about two weeks ago, the administration announced changes to yet another program here at Thunderbird–the MS in Global Finance and MS in Global Marketing programs. Riding the coattails of the MBA changes, we should have known this was coming. In Rebecca Henriksen’s email sent to the student […]

Winterim on Wall Street 2014

By Rajiv Gajjala Bharat Sai Exposure to the real business environment is a key aspect of learning in an MBA degree and the Thunderbird Winterim programs enable students to experience and explore the current situation, opportunities and advancements in their desired career choice. The Wall Street Winterim in particular has been significant in providing a […]

Spring Foundations Welcomes New Students

With nearly 60 students entering Thunderbird Spring intake in January, the campus was buzzing with the sounds of Diamondbacks, Sidewinders and Jack Rabbits.  It was a stellar two weeks led by the Thunderbird administration, staff and faculty as well as our fearless cohort co-captains, Tiago Ferraz and Sushank Bhandarkar, and cohort leaders Julia Mitusova (Diamondbacks), […]

Former First Lady of Ghana comes to Thunderbird


Her excellency, Dr. Mrs. Nana Konadu Agyeman-Rawlings, former First Lady of the Republic of Ghana and an activist was here at Thunderbird on 19th of November 2013 to present on the topic, “Development, Politics and National Government: The Impact on African Women”. Besides being vice-chairperson of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), a political party, she […]

Skydiving over Arizona by Margaret Mims

By Margaret Mims Dangling 14,000 feet out of an airplane is a bizarre feeling.  Excitement, anxiety, and pure terror combined as I watched some of my best friends jump out of a perfectly functioning aircraft.  Before I knew it, my instructor had moved us to the aircraft door and I was gazing down in a […]

A Mormon Regional Night

By Taylor Bradford Mormon Thunderbirds are proud to host a Mormon Culture Night at Thunderbird on November 12th at the TEC. There will be panels about everything from prominent Mormon leaders in business, to how to get started with your genealogy . Come prepared for a wonderful experience, and a lot of education. Today, The […]

Student Spotlight: Bhaskar Sharma

By Kelly Swanson In another fantastic student profile I present to all Bhaskar Sharma. Bhaskar is an ODXVI Thunderbird and another great friend to us all. Bhaskar is notably was the first Nepalese student in Thunderbird’s history.  While he not studying Global Econ and Marketing he works for Genworth Financial. He holds a QKA and […]

Module Abroad – Information session

Modules abroad are currently available for Madrid and Kuala Lumpur. Students can go to one or both of the modules abroad or a Winterim to meet their “TGE” requirement. During the module abroad, T-birds will be taken to 4 company visits and must attend at least 2 of them. Selected students must take care that […]