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    • Thunderbird Campus, 1946

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    • American Institute for Foreign Trade
    • Aerial view of the Thunderbird Campus in 1946 after it became American Institute for Foreign Trade. The dormitories formed the border of the diamond-shaped quadrangle, which held the two swimming pools. the Dining Hall was at the top of the...
    • Project Artemis

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    • Afghan Women Entrepreneurs
    • Two Afghan women are shown studying ways to improve their business skills in Project Artemis, Afghanistan, operated by Thunderbird School of Global Management. The program is a unique business-skills training project that aims to build the...
    • Emanuel Lima Abud- 40,000th grad

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    • 40,000th graduate
    • Emanuel Lima Abud of Mexico City, Mexico was announced as the 40,000th graduate of Thunderbird during the June 5, 2010 commencement ceremonies for the School's Global MBA - Latin America degree. Shown with him is Dr. Humberto Valencia, Vice...
    • Dr. Milton Towner

    • 10 West Studio
    • Towner, Milton; American Institute for Foreign Trade
    • In August, 1962, Dr. Milton Towner was appointed Dean of the Faculty by President Carl Sauer following the death of Dr. Schurz. Dr. Towner had recently returned from ten years in Indonesia where he assisted the Indonesian government with a survey...
    • International Business Information Center at Sunset

    • Bill Timmerman
    • Thunderbird School of Global Management
    • A brilliant Arizona sunset forms the backdrop for the Merle Hinrichs International Business Information Center (IBIC) on the Thunderbird Campus. The building not only houses the Thunderbird Library, but is also the focal point for the electronic...
    • Global Market on campus

    • Bill Timmerman
    • Store; American Graduate School of International Management; Artifacts
    • The Global Market began in October, 1994, under the direction of Dean Warner '57. The shop, now called the ThunderShop, carries a variety of ethnic merchandise suitable for gifts.
    • Welcome Wall

    • Bill Timmerman
    • Wall; American Graduate School of International Management; Languages
    • The Welcome Wall at the Thunderbird west entrance is etched with the word "Welcome" in 11 languages. Originally designed to illustrate the 10 languages taught at Thunderbird at that time. A Korean "Welcome" was added later at the request of the...
    • World Business Administration Building

    • Bill Timmerman
    • American Graduate School of International Management;
    • This is another view of the World Business Administration Building, which opened in March, 1992, allowing all administration functions to operate in a single building. The Joan and David Lincoln Wing of the Building housed the administration...
    • Balloon Race at WestWorld

    • Bob Shane
    • WestWorld; Thunderbird, The American Graduate School of International Management; Ballooning
    • Hot air balloons dot the horizon as well as the ground between flights at the Thunderbird Classic hot air balloon festival. The event was moved to WestWorld in 1991, following two years at the Glendale Airport.
    • Thunderbird Foreign Language Classroom

    • Don Herndon, 5342 N. 19th Dr., Phoenix, Arizona, AM 6-9083.
    • Spanish language study and teaching; American Institute for Foreign Trade; Thunderbird Field I;Finney, Lawrence;
    • Professor Larry Finney was not only a faculty member in the Language Department, but he was also an alumnus of the class of 1952 and Alumni Director, appointed in 1960. He is still remembered as one of Thunderbird's best-loved faculty members. ...
    • Learning Spanish

    • Don Herndon, 5342 N. 19th Dr., Phoenix, AZ
    • Languages;Gaona, Francisco
    • Professor Francisco Gaona (shown on the left with a student) was one of the popular Spanish teachers at Thunderbird. Gaona received his Bachelor's degree from George Williams College, and his M.A. from the Universidad Nacional de Mexico. All the...
    • Tower Building at AIFT

    • Fred Koppl
    • Aircraft control tower; American Graduate School of International Management; Thunderbird; Thunderbird Field;
    • The Tower Building remains the most prominent landmark at the American Institute for Foreign Trade. This 1952 photo by a Thunderbird alumnus Fred Koppl clearly shows the runway in front of the former air control tower.
    • Pan-American Festival

    • Fred Koppl
    • Festivals; American Institute for Foreign Trade;
    • The nationwide Pan-American Day was adopted by Thunderbird students as an occasion for a campus festival in 1953.
    • Global MBA On-Demand

    • Joshua Allen
    • Global MBA
    • The Global MBA On-Demand program is a blended distance-learning program consisting of both on-site (25%) and web-based (25%) classes. The on-site seminars consist of 4 one-week courses--two in Glendale (one in the beginning and one at the end) and...
    • Campus Mall, 1987

    • Kent Sievers
    • American Graduate School of International Management
    • 1987 - The 40th anniversary marked the transformation of the center of the Thunderbird Campus from an expanse of asphalt to a beautifully landscaped mall with the Erickson Alumni Pavilion (top of photo) as its centerpiece.
    • Celebrating the 40th Anniversary

    • Kent Sievers
    • American Graduate School of International Management; Erickson, Berger
    • 1987 Berger Erickson strikes the celebratory gong 4 times in honor of each of the four decades since the School's founding on the occasion of the School's 40th anniversary celebration.
    • Frank Snell and Willliam Voris

    • Kent Sievers
    • American Graduate School of International Management; Snell, Frank; Voris, William
    • 1987 Thunderbird Trustee Frank Snell and Dr. William Voris share memories during Opening Ceremonies, in 1987. Snell was a member of the founding Board of Trustees of the School.
    • Executive Education - Huffco

    • Kent Sievers
    • Huffington, Roy; Voris, William; Parker, C. Wolcott; Huffco; American Graduate School of International Management
    • 1984 Celebrating the opening of the new Thunderbird International Conference Center are C. Wolcott Parker, Director of the Thunderbird Management Center (then known as "Intercom"), Dr. William Voris, Thunderbird President and Roy M. Huffington,...
    • Hot Air Balloon over the Thunderbird Tower

    • Lee Stickland
    • Aircraft tower; balloons, hot air; Thunderbird Field; American Graduate School of International Management; ballooning
    • 1987 A hot air balloon is shown drifting over the Thunderbird Tower building during one of the last Thunderbird Balloon Classics held on campus. The event was moved off campus to the Glendale Airport in 1989 and in 1991 to WestWorld in Scottsdale.
    • Sandra Day O'Connor

    • Lynn Hornor Keith
    • O'Connor, Sandra Day; Thunderbird, The American Graduate School of International Management
    • Sandra Day O'Connor received an honorary doctorate from Thunderbird in June, 2003 during ceremonies held in Washington DC

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