2012 News Archive

12/24/2012
Thunderbird also earns No. 5 spot for Most Global Student Body (GLENDALE, Ariz.) December 24, 2012 — Thunderbird School of Global Management has been ranked No. 1 in international business by...
12/14/2012
Even as a child, Fikre Gurja knew that knowledge was power. He grew up in a small village in the African country of Eritrea, where there was no electricity or running water, and where his parents...
12/11/2012
Graduation to include 184 students from 28 countries Thunderbird School of Global Management will honor former Colombian President Álvaro Uribe Vélez at the winter commencement ceremony on Friday,...
12/05/2012
Pilot program trips planned for Brazil, Peru and Tanzania Working professionals in Thunderbird School of Global Management’s Executive MBA program will bring their business  knowledge to emerging...
12/02/2012
Photo courtesy of Yi Mingli, Southwest University of Finance and Economics On Dec. 2, 2012, Thunderbird School of Global Management Professor Roe Goddard, Ph.D., was awarded Most Valuable Faculty by...
11/01/2012
LARRY E. PENLEY, Ph.D., APPOINTED PRESIDENT OF THUNDERBIRD The Board of Trustees is pleased to announce that Larry E. Penley, Ph.D., has been elected president and chief academic officer of...
10/05/2012
Co-authored by Thunderbird Professor Robert Hisrich and Amr Al-Dabbagh with foreword by Former U.S. President Bill Clinton Challenging the traditional view that entrepreneurship is exclusively a...
09/26/2012
PROFESSOR CONNECTS STUDENTS WITH WOMEN ENTREPRENEURS By Amanda Bullough, Ph.D.  In my academic career, I have honestly never been more proud, again! For the second time, I’ve been able to really...
09/24/2012
First woman to serve on the Supreme Court will share reflections on her life, career and current pursuits On Friday, September 28, 2012 at 11:00 a.m., Retired U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’...
09/10/2012
Goal is to strengthen business education in Algeria On September 17, Thunderbird School of Global Management will welcome seven Algerian faculty members from Kasdi Merbah University of Ouargla to...
09/04/2012
New partnership will add talent and know-how to the state-wide program The Walker Center for Global Entrepreneurship at Thunderbird School of Global Management has announced that they are joining...
08/24/2012
50 Community Leaders to Receive Training On Friday, September 14th, media are invited to take part in Valley Leadership Class 34, an innovative new partnership between Thunderbird School of Global...
08/23/2012
Students to carry their country’s flag in ceremony tonight This evening at 6:00 p.m., Thunderbird School of Global Management will welcome 242 incoming students from 36 countries with an Opening...
08/14/2012
Wyatt Decker, M.D. shares journey from GED to CEO during Summer 2012 Commencement Ceremony Thunderbird School of Global Management will welcome Mayo Clinic’s Wyatt Decker, M.D. as keynote speaker for...
08/02/2012
Third “Global Cohort” co-sponsored by the U.S. State Department and Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women program Thunderbird School of Global Management has been chosen to train a select group of 27 female...
08/02/2012
Honor recognizes work on "Conceptualizing and Measuring Global Mindset” The Emerald Publishing Group has recognized Thunderbird School of Global Management professors Mansour Javidan, Ph.D., and Mary...
08/02/2012
Partners with Institute of Performance and Leadership (GLENDALE, Ariz.) August 2, 2011 — Thunderbird School of Global Management has partnered with the Institute of Performance and Leadership to...
07/30/2012
August trip will connect U.S. private equity and venture capital firms with foreign investors Thunderbird School of Global Management’s Private Equity Center will lead a select group of U.S.-based...
07/07/2012
Historical Building Renovated With School’s Mission of Sustainability in Mind On May 26, 2012, the renovated World War II-era Tower at Thunderbird School of Global Management achieved Silver...
07/03/2012
Graduate career management veteran comes to school from Wake Forest University Thunderbird School of Global Management has appointed Guy Groff to lead the school’s international recruitment efforts...

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