Thunderbird Campus News

September 18, 2018
There are few things that rattle American-Brazilian financier James Lynch. He’s spent weeks living with Amazonian cannibals who he remembers as being “very nice and kind.” He came close to death on a... Read more
July 23, 2018
Tracking your graduate program progress is about to become a breeze not just for Arizona State University students, but also for faculty and support staff. The Interactive Plan of Study is going... Read more
July 3, 2018
Editor's note: Written by Mary Teagarden, associate dean — faculty and administration, professor of global strategy and editor of the Thunderbird International Business Review. What’s wrong with... Read more
May 23, 2018
Jeff Cunningham knows what chief executives really think, because he has been one. The former internet CEO, venture capitalist and publisher of Forbes magazine , now a professor of practice in global... Read more
May 18, 2018
With schools back in session after the #RedforEd teacher walkout, and summer vacation just a few days away in most districts, the intensity of the Arizona education movement has relaxed into a steady... Read more
May 3, 2018
Anyone who has children knows what kids say they will do and what they actually do can be very different. But recent research headed up by Preethika Sainam shows that teens don't just do things... Read more
April 8, 2018
Hundreds of alumni gathered at the Thunderbird School of Global Management over the weekend to say goodbye to their iconic campus before Thunderbird moves to downtown Phoenix over the summer. The “... Read more
March 21, 2018
Magical things can happen when innovative minds connect with forward-thinking investors. So Arizona State University is combining the strength of its research commitment and entrepreneurial spirit... Read more
March 6, 2018
When you think of retail operations, you probably think of going to the store or shopping online. If you think agricultural retail, you might think of going to Tractor Supply or Big Earl’s Hay and... Read more
February 13, 2018
For over 40 years, Global Launch has helped students from more than 160 countries learn English and become a part of the American community. Many Global Launch alumni are accepted into one of Arizona... Read more
February 12, 2018
John N. Turner, 17th prime minister of Canada , spoke at Arizona State University's Thunderbird School of Global Management on Feb. 7 to share his views on leadership, resiliency and U.S.-Canada... Read more
January 26, 2018
Thunderbird School of Global Management has long been a place where world leaders, dignitaries and business leaders have stopped in to address students, faculty and the community. A visit on Jan. 23... Read more
January 25, 2018
Each January the National Association of College and University Business Officers compiles data from hundreds of institutions of higher learning across the U.S., public and private. The result is the... Read more
December 12, 2017
As part of its continued commitment to the Thunderbird School of Global Management, Arizona State University announced today the relocation of the iconic school’s graduate programs, and the... Read more
December 7, 2017
Arizona State University bid adieu to the fall semester of 2017, kicking off December with 28 graduation ceremonies over 12 days. Undergraduate commencement will take place at 9 a.m. Monday, Dec. 11... Read more
December 1, 2017
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for fall 2017 commencement. Arizona State University international student Meng Wei has a global view of education. The Weifang, China, native... Read more
October 30, 2017
This profile is part of a series highlighting the personal stories and achievements of Thunderbird students. Ready to read more? Subscribe to the Knowledge Network newsletter . Fernando Cruz credits... Read more
October 5, 2017
This profile is part of a series highlighting the personal stories and achievements of Thunderbird students. Ready to read more? Subscribe to the Knowledge Network newsletter . Even amid the rich... Read more
September 25, 2017
This profile is part of a series highlighting the personal stories and achievements of Thunderbird students. Ready to read more? Subscribe to the Knowledge Network newsletter . Gabrielle Gueye is on... Read more
September 1, 2017
Editor's note: This profile is part of a series highlighting the personal stories and achievements of Thunderbird students. Ready to read more? Subscribe to the Knowledge Network newsletter . An... Read more
August 24, 2017
This profile is part of a series highlighting the personal stories and achievements of Thunderbird students. Want to read more? Subscribe to the Knowledge Network newsletter . When the twin towers... Read more
August 21, 2017
Editor's note: This is part of a series of profiles of fall 2017 incoming ASU students. Growing up in Yuma, Arizona, Lourdes Barraza sometimes yearned for a bit more excitement than the small... Read more
August 17, 2017
This profile is part of a series highlighting the personal stories and achievements of Thunderbird students. Ready to read more? Subscribe to the Knowledge Network newsletter . What do Bolivia, the... Read more
May 16, 2017
Sometimes world leaders change their minds, and when they do, they should get credit for that, according to an Arizona State University expert on global leadership. Jeff Cunningham, a professor of... Read more
May 8, 2017
About 14,000 Sun Devils graduate from Arizona State University this week, turning their tassel and becoming the university's newest alumni. It's time to celebrate all they've... Read more
May 5, 2017
On the Venezuelan flag, yellow symbolizes the gold found in the land, while on the Ethiopian flag, yellow represents religious freedom and peace. The flag of Senegal includes a band of yellow, which... Read more
April 26, 2017
Thunderbird School of Global Management’s Online Master of Global Management program ranks No. 6 in the world in the 2017 QS Distance Online MBA Ranking released Wednesday — and No. 3 in the world... Read more
March 15, 2017
Editor's Note: From May 8-13, 2016, Thunderbird and American Express hosted their annual American Express Leadership Academy at Thunderbird’s Glendale, Arizona main campus. The 30 program... Read more
March 14, 2017
Two of the largest graduate schools at Arizona State University jumped significantly in the latest rankings from U.S. News & World Report, with two business programs ranked among the best in... Read more
February 23, 2017
Editor's Note: From May 8-13, 2016, Thunderbird and American Express hosted their annual American Express Leadership Academy at Thunderbird’s Glendale, Arizona main campus. The 30 program... Read more
February 19, 2017
Visitors got a double dose of Arizona State University's Night of the Open Door fun this weekend as the free open-house event took place on the aviation- and robotic-heavy Polytechnic campus in... Read more
February 2, 2017
Editor's Note: From May 8-13, 2016, Thunderbird and American Express hosted their annual American Express Leadership Academy at Thunderbird’s Glendale, Arizona main campus. The 30 program... Read more
January 31, 2017
Searching for new ideas and unique experiences with the family in 2017? Does your New Year’s resolution include medieval knights and chain mail, international culture, new-age cars, space exploration... Read more
January 25, 2017
Jeffrey M. Cunningham, the former publisher of Forbes magazine and board director of numerous Fortune 500 companies, has joined the faculty at Thunderbird School of Global Management as a professor... Read more
January 4, 2017
Thunderbird School of Global Management, a unit of the Arizona State University Knowledge Enterprise, has been selected by the U.S. Department of State Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs to lead... Read more
January 4, 2017
At the beginning of the new year, many Sun Devils renew their focus on health and wellness. Arizona State University benefits-eligible employees may improve their health at little or no cost this new... Read more
December 12, 2016
Thunderbird School of Global Management ’s campus in Glendale is always filled with excitement, but no day rivals the excitement felt on Preview Day. This is when prospective students and their... Read more
December 7, 2016
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for fall 2016 commencement. A few months ago, David Roman spent nearly four days walking the streets of Havana, connecting to his own past and also... Read more
November 3, 2016
Three Thunderbird undergraduate students — Bryan Gomez, Leilani Viscaina and Lina Gookooluk — have been awarded the very first Gary C. Anders Memorial Scholarships for their exemplary ambitions,... Read more
September 22, 2016
It’s a perfect Thunderbird scenario: If red tape gets in the way of success, use your global connections to cut through it. That’s what a team at the Thunderbird School of Global Management did last... Read more
August 18, 2016
The first day of the 2016-2017 school year got off to a smooth start at Arizona State University. It was easygoing in Tempe, streamlined at West, bucolic at Polytechnic and compartmentalized at the... Read more
May 10, 2016
While cynics may say that business ethics is an oxymoron, it’s alive and well at ASU's Thunderbird School. Case in point: A team of five T-birds bested such b-school heavyweights as the... Read more
April 17, 2016
Arizona State University recorded the lowest rates in violent crimes over the past two years among its peer institutions, according to data submitted to the U.S. Department of Education. Among the... Read more
April 14, 2016
The Sun Devil Campus Stores will be hosting a one-day sale exclusively for ASU employees on April 29.
April 7, 2016
The Office of the President and the Office of Human Resources invite all ASU full- and part-time faculty and staff to attend one of the upcoming 2016 Employee Recognition Celebrations. These... Read more
April 1, 2016
When leaping ahead, it sometimes helps to look back. And for an institution with a history as storied as the Thunderbird School of Global Management, that reflection has been part of the school’s... Read more
March 17, 2016
Students at the Thunderbird School of Global Management pride themselves on cultivating an open spirit and a global mind-set. So it’s no surprise that one of oldest clubs on the Glendale campus is... Read more
February 21, 2016
For five evenings over the course of February, the public is invited onto Arizona State University's campuses for Night of the Open Door, to see what each has to offer, in the form of... Read more
February 21, 2016
David Forster shares how carefully training your team can produce successful, even perfect results. David is head of the Global Institute of Coaching at Thunderbird School of Global Management, a... Read more
February 4, 2016
Dragons and crime scenes and spiders, oh my! Those are just a few of the sights attendees of Arizona State University's Night of the Open Door will be treated to Saturday, Feb. 6, when ASU'... Read more
January 19, 2016
Ever wonder what is happening in the labs and classrooms of the No. 1 innovative university in the country? ASU’s Night of the Open Door festival is your chance to discover the fascinating research... Read more
January 1, 2016
College students tend to focus more on learning and expanding their minds than staying healthy: lab instead of lunch. Faculty and employees often worry about their job and their mission more than... Read more
December 18, 2015
Pretend you’re a male American corporate manager who has been negotiating contracts for weeks with a male manager from a Saudi Arabian company. The talks are going well, and on the way to lunch, he... Read more
December 14, 2015
Chilly, overcast weather greeted this year's December graduates — but the clouds didn't put a damper on the happy smiles and tears as several thousand students celebrated achieving their... Read more
December 8, 2015
Editor's note: This story is part of a series of student profiles that are part of our December 2015 commencement coverage. Like many students at Arizona State University, Carlos Melendez came... Read more
November 9, 2015
Editor's note: This story is being highlighted in ASU Now's year in review. To read more top stories from 2015, click here . In 1941, men came to a dusty plot of land in Glendale to learn... Read more
October 30, 2015
ASU's newest campus comes with a history of excellence. Founded in 1946, the Thunderbird School of Global Management in Glendale has kept its focus on educating leaders from around the world in... Read more
October 23, 2015
A group of Native American women gathered this week to find a path to their dreams. The women were selected to be part of the first Project DreamCatcher, a new program at the Thunderbird School of... Read more
May 22, 2015
The American Express Leadership Academy, delivered by ASU's Thunderbird School of Global Management this week, brought together 30 leaders and managers from 10 international social-purpose... Read more
May 17, 2015
The Thunderbird School of Global Management at ASU was able to maintain its status and position in the 2015 Financial Times executive education rankings, which measures performance and quality for... Read more
March 5, 2015
The Thunderbird School of Global Management is launching an English-language version of the Freeport-McMoRan DreamBuilder program, an online learning program designed for women entrepreneurs who want... Read more
February 6, 2015
As part of its new alliance with Arizona State University, Thunderbird School of Global Management will begin offering an undergraduate degree in fall 2015.
January 29, 2015
Arizona State University and the Thunderbird School of Global Management celebrated their new alliance Jan. 29 at a reception on the Glendale, Arizona, campus of Thunderbird.