New Sustainability Chair Position

The Thunderbird Student Government has a new seat this year focused on overseeing Green initiatives on campus. Already, new posters and educational materials have been popping up around campus to remind students, staff and faculty of which items are recyclable in Glendale and which are not.  But that’s just the beginning. The campaign stems from […]

Thunderbird: Creating Sustainable Prosperity

By Alina Buzgar, Editor-in-Chief “We are living on this planet as if we had another one to go to.” Terri Swearingen   Recycling benefits the environment by diverting waste away from landfills and by providing raw materials for new products. What is the Council on Sustainability? The Council on Sustainability is a newly formed student […]

GCF: Marketing a la sustainability

If you were on campus this Friday, chances are high that you were at least at one of the array of events at the Global Citizen Forum (GCF) by Net Impact. While the GCF was  intended to inspire and educate T-birds about using the power of business to create a social and environmentally sustainable benefits, a […]

Global Citizen Forum: Know Your Panels!

With the Global Citizen Forum coming up this Friday, we at Das Tor are taking a sneak peek into who will be on the panels this week. Up first is the Sustainability Panel. Moderated by Prof. Tom Hunsaker, this panel will host a wide range of leaders from the industry, with organizations such as MillerCoors, […]

Global Citizen Forum 2014

  Inspired by Thunderbird’s mission of educating global leaders who create sustainable prosperity worldwide, the 4th Annual Global Citizen Forum will give students, alumni, industry leaders, and professors an opportunity to engage in candid discussions about how for-profit companies are changing the face of global business. The focus of this year’s conference (and the 2 […]

IBM executive shares tips for a successful and satisfying career

By Katie Emick Cathy Rodgers, Vice President of Global Opportunities at IBM, visited Thunderbird on Thursday to speak with students about building a successful career with impact. As a 37-year IBM veteran, a mother of two daughters, founder of a nonprofit organization, and the fourth woman to complete a half-marathon on all seven continents, Cathy […]

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 […]