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Alumni! Get involved in CMC Career Weekend

July 12, 2017

Thunderbird's Career Management Center is looking for alumni volunteers to help current T-birds prepare for networking and job searches! Watch the video.read more

Chapter Connections June 2017

June 26, 2017

Munich- First Tuesday took place at the patio of the Alter Hof. The weather was glorious , food ,wine and turnout excellent. L-R: Ralf Renken '13, Frank Lieber '96, Birte Lesoigne , Chapter Leader Athan Kostopoulos '85 , Wally Schoch '76 ,Tom Lipton , Larry Schulz '72 , Steve Baily '92, Melanie... read more

Nigeria

Tales of Global Adventure: Expect Delays

June 21, 2017

Global misadventures with a Nigerian passport By Gbemi Disu ’06 / Nigeria and Beyond T
here are many reasons why I love being Nigerian. My country represents friendly, warm people, delicious food, a great sense of style and an enterprising spirit. However, seamless global travel is not one of the... read more

Tales of Global Adventure: Namaste

Tales of Global Adventure: Namaste

June 12, 2017

Remembering Mr. Singh By Paul Mastromatteo ’11 / India I’m the kind of person who enjoys the company of other people—most of the time. I also know that it is necessary to spend some time alone. The two activities for my alone time that I enjoy the most are running and swimming. They give me time to... read more

Tales of Global Adventure: Dog Days

Tales of Global Adventure: Dog Days

June 5, 2017

Summer of Soccer, Studies, and Canine Companions By Benjamin Neblock ’11 / Czech Republic and Beyond I
 experienced a fortunate coincidence during the summer of 2010, when my Thunderbird study-abroad modules in Europe and China overlapped with the FIFA World Cup soccer tournament. This month-long,... read more

Chapter Connections May 2017

May 30, 2017

Munich- First Tuesday from L-R Wally Schoch '77, Larry Schulz '78 , Tom Lipton, Athan Kostopoulos '85 and Birte Lesoigne. Delhi- hold their 5th consecutive T-bird gathering. Belgrade, Serbia- Meets often and on Thursday May 4 they had a T-bird gathering in the residency of US ambassador to Serbia... read more

Tales of Global Adventure:Knocking on
 Japan’s Shoji Door


Tales of Global Adventure: Knocking on
 Japan’s Shoji Door


May 30, 2017

A Spaniard’s first trip to Asia By Pablo Gonzalez '11/Spain T
he MBA program at Thunderbird not only gives you a degree, but also tons of frequent flier miles. After a hectic first trimester in Glendale, Arizona, I flew home to Spain to visit my family for Christmas. Then, in early January I flew... read more

Tales of Global Adventure: Smiling Rain

Tales of Global Adventure: Smiling Rain

May 23, 2017

Global mindset takes effect in Thailand By Abhijit Chakrabarti ’12 / Thailand I awoke to the sounds of a pleasant voice on the plane’s PA system. “Good morning. The captain has turned on the fasten seatbelt sign.” My watch said it was 2:00 p.m., though I had no idea which time zone I was in at that... read more

Tales of Global Adventure: Las Flores Blancas

Tales of Global Adventure: Las Flores Blancas

May 15, 2017

A Floral Misunderstanding By Katie Nehlsen ’11 / Peru During the winter break between my first and second trimesters at Thunderbird, I finally had a chance to relax after four grueling months of academic boot camp, Orientation, and my Data Analysis class. In true T-bird habit, my relaxation quickly... read more

Thunderbird Alumni Story: Diploma to First Job in 24 Hours

Diploma to First Job in 24 Hours

May 10, 2017

by Kent C. Porter '59, Porter Leadership Development I had no resume and did no networking still I landed the perfect first job in 24 hours. My approach isn’t the approach, it is just an approach. Read on and ask yourself, “How can I apply this approach to finding a job or to a breakthrough that I’... read more