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Cronkite School to Welcome Scott Pelley of ‘60 Minutes’ as Spring Kickoff to “Must See Mondays” Series

January 8, 2020

Pelley will discuss his award-winning career and his new book, “Truth Worth Telling: A Reporter’s Search for Meaning in the Stories of Our Times.”

Cronkite Welcomes 16 Universities for Upcoming Carnegie-Knight News21 Investigation into Juvenile Justice

January 6, 2020

The team of student journalists will investigate disparities in sentencing and jail time, conditions at juvenile detention facilities and the impact on families, communities and victims.

ESPN Host Matt Barrie to be Inducted into Cronkite School’s Alumni Hall of Fame

December 27, 2019

A SportsCenter anchor, Barrie also serves as studio host for ESPN's college football coverage.

Award-Winning Sports Writer William Rhoden Joins ASU’s Cronkite School, Global Sport Institute

December 20, 2019

Rhoden will teach a new course as part of the school's sports journalism program.

Longtime CBS News Executive Encourages Cronkite Graduates to Seize Every Opportunity

December 17, 2019

About 320 students were recognized during convocation for the Cronkite School's newest graduates.

Cronkite Partners with Arizona Community Foundation to Launch Year-Long Effort Examining Teen Suicide in Arizona

December 12, 2019

The partnership supports a year-long investigation into the rise in youth suicides in Arizona.

Cronkite School Writer-In-Residence Investigates Rural Mental Health Crisis

December 4, 2019

Terry Greene Sterling investigates how rural areas are impacted by a lack of mental health services as part of a collaborative reporting effort for the Arizona Center for Investigative Reporting.

Cronkite Students Spend Thanksgiving Dinner with Dean Callahan – One Last Time

December 2, 2019

On a cool and cloudy Thanksgiving day, 25 people gathered for “Thanksgiving with the Callahans,” one of the great unofficial traditions of ASU and the Cronkite School.

A Cronkite Special Project: Reporting on Youth Suicide

January 27, 2020 - 7:00pm

Must See Mondays

David Ariosto, journalist and Cronkite School visiting professor, will discuss a special year-long project to cover the rise of youth suicides in Arizona, exploring the underlying causes and...

First Draft 2020 Live Simulation Conference

January 31, 2020 - 9:30am to 6:30pm

First Draft will be hosting an immersive event including a state-of-the-art live simulation training that is designed to help journalists mitigate the threat disinformation poses.


World Premiere: Indian Country Today

February 3, 2020 - 7:00pm
Must See Mondays

Mark Trahant, editor of Indian Country Today, will discuss the media outlet's move into the Cronkite School. Trahant and his staff are...

Female Empowerment in China, Pakistan and Cuba

February 5, 2020 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Global Conversations

Societies the world over are feeling the wave of female empowerment, but the response is not universal. How are women's rights and interests addressed in the public agenda abroad? Is there...

ASU Open Door

February 8, 2020 - 1:00pm to 5:00pm

Arizona State University is inviting the public to its Downtown Phoenix campus to experience what life is like at one of the most innovative universities in the nation.

Nestled in the...

PBS NewsHour Looks to the West

February 10, 2020 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Must See Mondays

"PBS NewsHour" has a long history of setting the standard for broadcast journalism. When PBS NewsHour ‘West’ opened as a bureau inside Cronkite, it created a tremendous opportunity for students...