Mindfulness in Communication

By Bryce Bower, Staff Writer When I was considering grad schools, one of the main aspects of Thunderbird that appealed to me was the fabled “Global Mindset.” As I understand it, this mindset means that T-birds are opposed to the belief that one’s culture or way of life is superior to others. We’re are supposed […]

New Immersion Program for MAGAMs in Emerging Markets

By Marissa Burkett, Guest Writer In the coming months, Thunderbird will be expanding its applied learning global immersion programs to include a new TEM Lab-style consulting practicum aimed at the Masters of Arts in Global Affairs & Management (MAGAM) students. The program will be led by Professor Tom Hunsaker and will build upon the success […]

TEMBA Bazaar Fall ’15

By Jessica Knutzon, Co-editor Twinkling lights and tables adorned with photos of past TEM Lab teams revived the “old pub” for an evening of catching up over dinner and giving students an opportunity to participate in learning activities at the culture clubs’ tables. The Thunderbird Emerging Markets Business Association (TEMBA) bazaar, which is held each trimester, concluded […]

Thanksgiving Around the World

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In the United States, the fourth Thursday of November is celebrated as Thanksgiving Day and is considered a day to thank The Creator for a good harvest. Though it is celebrated on different days in different parts of the world, American celebration of the festival dates back to 16th century. On this festive occasion, some […]

BYOLunch with MBAWI: Internships!

By Christine Moore, President, MBA Women International Club The MBA Women International Club held their weekly BYOLunch informal chit-chats with Thunderbird women. On Tuesday, October 1st, the theme was Internships. Women who had completed summer internships this past summer shared their stories on how to obtain an internship, their roles while at the company, and […]

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 […]

Where is home for a T-bird?

By Rahul Garg ‘13 While waiting in line to clear U.S. Customs at Newark Liberty International Airport, I glanced at the sign above me that said “Welcome home” referring to U.S. citizens. Since I am a U.S. citizen, I guess the sign applies to me. But having spent the summer in India, I felt a […]

The story of the Walker building

By Wei Zheng On the last day of our entrepreneurship Winterim trip in California we met Mr. Scott Walker, a Thunderbird Alumnus and the founder of the Walker Center. The meeting took place at his winery in Napa Valley. Our team of three was the first to arrive and Mr. Walker warmly welcomed us.  We […]

Wall Street Winterim: January 2012

By: Shamus Ankrom Similar to the masses of other Thunderbird students this January, Global Finance majors took a Winterim to the Street unlike any other in the world. Dissimilar to the many other Winterim programs, the Wall Street Winterim take place on a small island measuring no more than 15 miles in length.  New York […]

International Versus Global

Many people use “international” and “global” as interchangeable terms, but Thunderbird Professor Denis Leclerc, Ph.D., makes an important distinction. “Most international organizations have a center of gravity at corporate headquarters,” says Leclerc, who teaches in the Executive Certificate in Global Negotiations program through Thunderbird Online. “They might sell products around the world, but they truly […]