I Am A #Tbird: Thunderbird Entrepreneur Challenge

By Tom Yu, ’14 Last weekend, many of us enjoyed a nice long break after working hard during ThunderCares. However, there were a group of T-Birds whose day had just begun. When I started at Thunderbird, I wasn’t sure who I was and what I was going to do with my journey here. I defined […]

Student Spotlight: Xi Lin

We have a wonderful group of fun-loving exchange students on campus this trimester which means more T-Birds in the world (and more couches to sleep on!). Each week, we spotlight one of these students to share a little about themselves and the most revealing question of all, what’s in your backpack? This week, we ask […]

Two flags, one Thunderbird

By President Larry Penley Like many of you, I celebrated the Lunar New Year last week.  Luckily I was able to visit with my family to do so.  I know many of you may have wished that you could have done the same with your own families.  Choosing a school is a tough decision, but […]

Country Roads – take me home!

Universal statement: Thunderbird is a global school consisting of students from multiple countries and backgrounds. So how much do you actually know about your classmates? Read what some of your international classmates had to share about their countries: Adriano Caccamo, Italy Italy is all about creativity, high lifestyle and ancient heritage (Roman, Renaissance), Italians are […]

Ladies and Gentlemen… I’m Back!

By Kelly Swanson Allow me to introduce myself, my name is Kelly Swanson. Yes that’s right. My controversy is back for a really great show. I have my bruises, but I can hang with any crowd. So many things have gone right and wrong since I was away for the summer.  I don’t have to […]

Former President of NKK Switches Speaks to T-Birds

On Thursday, Ms. Kiyoko Toyama was an invited speaker of the Japan Club, and spoke to Thunderbird Students about her experience working for NKK Switches in Scottsdale, Arizona, a subsidiary of a Japanese firm of the same name. Ms. Toyama’s story is an interesting one, growing up in Japan and eventually moving to the United […]

Net Impact presents: Global Citizen Forum

By Stacey Goodman On April 11th and 12th the Net Impact Club hosted its 3rd annual Global Citizen Forum. The event was established to provide a platform to discuss how business can be used for good. Stacey Goodman, the president of the chapter, along with Lindsay Mueller, Katie Emick, and Lauren Simkulak, a few of […]

A Truly T-bird Thanksgiving Celebration

People around the world consider holidays an opportunity to catch up with family and friends. It is a time where delicious home cooked food combined with the company of people close to our hearts gives us the best reason to let our hair down and celebrate the joys of life! Here in the United States, […]

A visit by the Japanese Ambassador

By Kayoko Omori ‘MBA 2013 The campus of Thunderbird School of Global Management may seem calm and quiet to naive onlookers, but this school of international business welcomes endless visits by extraordinary international leaders. Students were delighted to greet the current Japanese Ambassador to the United States, Ichiro Fujisaki during his visit last Thursday, 31st […]

ThunderDance holds Thunder Classes

The ThunderDance club began holding weekly classes, allowing students to learn dances from around the world and possibly burn out some of those extra calories from all that cheese and cookies we eat. Starting the week: Jennifer Juma: Learn a fusion of upbeat contemporary Afropop and traditional West African dance styles. Mondays 5pm to 6pm […]