In the Spirit of Seoul

Courtesy of Kuoni

By Amanda Cardini, Editor-in-Chief When I decided to go on the Summerim in Asia this past summer, I immediately knew that I wanted to travel to Japan before the program started. Shanghai and Singapore (the cities the Summerim included) were interesting enough, but I had felt a pull to Japanese culture, fashion and cuisine since […]

Summerim in Asia: Trends in China, Life in Singapore

By Bryce Bower, Editor in Chief This last summer I had the pleasure of exploring Shanghai and Singapore with a group of my fellow Thunderbird students. Under the tutelage of Professor Booth, we toured companies like Honeywell, Amazon, and GM/Buick. We met with dozens of Thunderbird Alumni working in Singapore and Shanghai, and learned about […]

A T-bird’s First Flight: My Summerim in South Africa

By Daisy Jasmine, Staff Writer A young woman stands on the deck of a pirate ship, peering over the railing at the choppy waters below. A single dolphin cuts through the surface, cheerfully keeping pace in the ship’s wake. The woman pulls her jacket closer, shielding herself from the whipping wind. As she gazes overboard, […]

Update 11/08

Happy Friday, T-birds! I hope you have had a great week! I know there have been many interviews and fly-backs happening – very exciting! A special hello to our Working Professional students who are copied on this week’s update. You are included this week because we wanted to make sure you received the information about […]

From the Desk of the TSG President

Hola T-birds! Hope you guys are having a great second module. Here is my dose of what your favorite student government is up to. Candy Grams for Halloween: The candy grams initiative the Student Government organized to raise funds for the class gift was extremely successful and managed to raise around $650! Thanks to all […]

The Navajo way: Summerim blends healthcare, culture

Phoenix has cutting edge health care and biotechnology centers that attract interest from all over the world, but Thunderbird Professor Karen Brown, Ph.D., also wanted her students to see how the medical industry works on the Navajo Nation in northern Arizona. After touring several Phoenix and Flagstaff sites in May 2012, Brown took her Summerim […]

Dispatch From Mannheim

by Nick Vasilius ’11 At Thunderbird, we are given a plethora of opportunities for international experience. We can go on Winterims, Summerims, modules abroad, and international internships. But one option that is often mentioned, yet overlooked by Thunderbird students, is an international exchange. We hear it offered during the initial foundations lectures, regarding ways that […]