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Cronkite Application Night

January 21, 2021 - 5:30pm

Apply for college in 10 minutes or less! Join us for Cronkite College Application Night on Thursday, Jan. 21. During this virtual event, you'll be guided through the college application process for the Cronkite School, one of the nation’s top journalism schools. There will also be opportunities to chat with student ambassadors, Cronkite staff and Associate Dean Jessica Pucci.

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Pivotal Points in an Historic Election

January 25, 2021 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Must See Mondays

NBC's Kristen Welker became a star of the turbulent Election 2020 news cycle after hosting the final presidential candidate debate before Election Day, and she kept a keen eye on the transition of power as a White House correspondent leading up to Inauguration Day. Welker will discuss the pivotal points in covering this history-making Election 2020 in a conversation and Q&A moderated by Assistant Dean Melanie Asp Alvarez.

The 4:15

January 27, 2021 - 4:15pm

Meet four successful Cronkite School alumni individually in this networking workshop series. This event is open to current Cronkite School students and alumni.

4:15 - Liz Dufour, Cincinnati Enquirer
4:30 - Maxine Park, Disney Studios
4:45 - Melanie Yamaguchi, Hawaii News Now
5:00 - Andres Diaz, Access Hollywood

Embracing the Growth Mindset

January 27, 2021 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Wellness Wednesdays

New year, new you! Flipping to a growth mindset helps you reframe your challenges from a perspective of fear to one of possibility.

Free Webinar: The Real Problem with Disability is How We Think About It

January 29, 2021 - 9:00am to 10:00am

Join us for part three of SAARC's Ignite Speaker Series and the Arizona PBS Epic series live event featuring Torrie Dunlap, TEDx Speaker and CEO of Kids Included Together, on Jan. 29. In her presentation, "The Real Problem with Disability is How We Think About It," she challenges us to view disabilities as a form of diversity, making our communities stronger and richer.

Misinformation, Trust and the Future of Journalism

February 1, 2021 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Must See Mondays

Trust in the news has never been more critical, especially when the threat of misinformation dominates social streams, news sites and public airwaves. Hear from Susan Smith Richardson, CEO of the Center for Public Integrity, on journalism's mission to hold the powerful accountable. The News Co/Lab's managing director Kristy Roschke also joins the conversation on media literacy, truth and accuracy in reporting and how journalists must work to regain the public's trust.

Yoga for Energy

February 3, 2021 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Wellness Wednesdays

Take some advice from the ASU LiveWell campaign and experience how yoga can boost your energy and focus.

Cronkite Book Club

February 3, 2021 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm

The Cronkite Book Club will meet to discuss the book “Fascism: A Warning” by Madeleine Albright. Frank Mungeam will be leading the discussion. New members are welcome!

Cronkite Book Club is hosted virtually on Zoom: https://asu.zoom.us/j/95504836948.

Reporting Beyond the Locker Room

February 8, 2021 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Must See Mondays

The Washington Post sports reporter Liz Clarke and Bleacher Report host and senior writer Master Tesfatsion join Brett Kurland, director of sports programs, to discuss the changing tides in sports journalism and how investigations are leading reporters beyond the locker room and creating change at the top levels of the sports industry.

Setting S.M.A.R.T. Goals

February 10, 2021 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Wellness Wednesdays

Get this acronym working for you! S.M.A.R.T. goals include ways to help you reach your goals in a timely and measurable way.

Visual Journalism: Your Lens on the World

February 15, 2021 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Must See Mondays

Juan Arredondo, a Colombian-American photographer whose images explore human-rights issues around the world, joins Cronkite this semester as a Buffett Visiting Professor of Visual Journalism. Arredondo will share stories of his international travels to document social inequalities and discuss the impact of using the camera lens to inspire change.

Zoom In: Cronkite Nation Washington, D.C.

February 17, 2021 - 5:00pm
Zoom In

Cronkite Nation alumni, we are "Zooming" in to your city or region to say "hello" and to catch up! This is an opportunity to network with fellow alumni, so pop in and out as your schedule permits. We may have a surprise Cronkite School guest as well. Get ready — we’re coming your way!

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Self-Care for Journalists

February 17, 2021 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Wellness Wednesdays

"Let's be honest, our journalism industry is pretty stressful." Join Cronkite student Mythili Gubbi for a presentation of her graduate project: A Self-Care Tool-Kit for Journalists.

Reporting on America's Racial Divide

February 22, 2021 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Must See Mondays

Wesley Lowery is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative journalist who's been at the forefront of the national conversation on racial justice and police reform. Lowery was the lead reporter on The Washington Post's Fatal Force project and a political contributor for CNN. He also authored a book entitled "They Can't Kill Us All: Ferguson, Baltimore, and a New Era in America's Racial Justice Movement." Lowery will discuss reporting on America's racial divide in a conversation moderated by Vanessa Ruiz, director for diversity initiatives and community engagement.

Peer Perspectives on Anxiety

February 24, 2021 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Wellness Wednesdays

It's not just you. Promise. Learn how ASU's Devils 4 Devils' peer-to-peer support circles can help you cope with anxiety.

Cronkite Faculty Research: Making a Difference

March 1, 2021 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Must See Mondays

The Cronkite School's faculty includes world-class media scholars and professionals who publish and speak around the globe on the most important topics facing journalism and mass communications today. Join this Must See Monday event to hear about some of their most recent projects in a discussion moderated by Dawn Gilpin, director of research and doctoral studies.

Meditations for Success

March 3, 2021 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Wellness Wednesdays

The midterm is here. Take a breath, slow down and learn how some simple meditation techniques can help you succeed in stressful times.

Opportunities in Strategic Communications

March 15, 2021 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Must See Mondays

Scott Pansky, co-founder of Allison+Partners, a global public relations and communications firm, discusses his expertise in the realm of corporate social responsibility and the endless possibilities available in strategic communications. Lisa Schmidtke, Public Relations Lab Director, moderates the discussion.

Substance Abuse Awareness

March 17, 2021 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Wellness Wednesdays

Wellness comes in many forms, but substance abuse and addiction are very real threats. Get educated and find support for yourself, your family and your friends.

Creating Gender Inclusivity in Journalism

March 22, 2021 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Must See Mondays

LGBTQ+ rights, personal identity and gender equality are all significant issues in journalism and mass communications today. The founder of the Trans Journalist Association, Oliver-Ash Kleine, leads this important discussion on creating gender inclusivity in content and workplaces alike. Senior Associate Dean Rebecca Blatt moderates the conversation.

Zoom In: Cronkite Nation NoCal

March 24, 2021 - 5:00pm
Zoom In

Cronkite Nation alumni, we are "Zooming" in to your city or region to say "hello" and to catch up! This is an opportunity to network with fellow alumni, so pop in and out as your schedule permits. We may have a surprise Cronkite School guest as well. Get ready — we’re coming your way!

RSVP for this event to receive Zoom details.

Student Money Management

March 24, 2021 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Wellness Wednesdays

College life on a budget is tough. Learn some strategies to help you manage your money and make the most of your time and resources.

Identity, Experience and Better Storytelling

March 29, 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm

Must See Mondays

This Must See Monday event will take place at a special time: 5 - 6 p.m. MST.

As journalists continue to grapple with the changing attitudes on objectivity in the industry, some are advocating that professionals and students should lean into their identity and experiences to create better storytelling and richer content for diverse audiences. Nationally renowned journalist Soledad O'Brien -- a documentarian, news anchor, producer, author and now CEO of Soledad O'Brien Productions -- leads the discussion alongside Rose Arce, executive producer of O'Brien's production company. Retha Hill, director of the New Media Innovation and Entrepreneurship Lab, moderates.

Emotions & Writing

March 31, 2021 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Wellness Wednesdays

In this special faculty-led Wellness Wednesday, Cronkite Professor Fernanda Santos discusses ways to connect your emotions to your writing and help boost your well-being.

Yoga for Relaxation

April 7, 2021 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Wellness Wednesdays

Time to use those downward dogs to take it down a notch. Wellness coaches lead a discussion and practice to help you use yoga for relaxation.

Investigative Reporting that Matters

April 12, 2021 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Must See Mondays

Fernando Diaz, Edith Kinney Gaylord Visiting Professor in Investigative Journalism, offers insights on his work, career and the impact of investigative reporting, especially in areas of race, poverty and income inequality. Lauren Mucciolo, executive producer of the Howard Center for Investigative Journalism, will moderate the Paul J. Schatt Memorial Lecture, an annual event honoring the longtime Arizona Republic editor who taught journalism at ASU for more than 30 years.

Zoom In: Cronkite Nation Southeast

April 14, 2021 - 5:00pm
Zoom In

Cronkite Nation alumni, we are "Zooming" in to your city or region to say "hello" and to catch up! This is an opportunity to network with fellow alumni, so pop in and out as your schedule permits. We may have a surprise Cronkite School guest as well. Get ready — we’re coming your way!

RSVP for this event to receive Zoom details.

Returning to Mindfulness

April 14, 2021 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Wellness Wednesdays

Mindfulness isn't zoning out. It instead sharpens the ability to focus and empowers us on our path to success. Experts from ASU's Mindfulness Center guide the way.

"Driving While Brown" - A Discussion with the Authors

April 19, 2021 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Must See Mondays

Cronkite writer-in-residence Terry Greene Sterling and co-author Jude Joffe-Block discuss their years-long investigation into Sheriff Joe Arpaio's controversial immigration enforcement in Maricopa County, Arizona, and the work of the Latino activists who fought to unseat Arpaio. Rick Rodriguez, Southwest Borderlands Initiative Professor, moderates.

"Driving While Brown," by Terry Greene Sterling and Jude Joffe-Block

Managing End-of-Semester Stress

April 21, 2021 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Wellness Wednesdays

You are not alone in your end-of-semester stress. Join us for advice and practices to help you finish the academic year in a strong – and calm – way.

Zoom In: Cronkite Nation Midwest

May 26, 2021 - 5:00pm
Zoom In:

Cronkite Nation alumni, we are "Zooming" in to your city or region to say "hello" and to catch up! This is an opportunity to network with fellow alumni, so pop in and out as your schedule permits. We may have a surprise Cronkite School guest as well. Get ready — we’re coming your way!

RSVP for this event to receive Zoom details.

Zoom In: Cronkite Nation The Rockies & Plains

June 23, 2021 - 5:00pm
Zoom In

Cronkite Nation alumni, we are "Zooming" in to your city or region to say "hello" and to catch up! This is an opportunity to network with fellow alumni, so pop in and out as your schedule permits. We may have a surprise Cronkite School guest as well. Get ready — we’re coming your way!

RSVP for this event to receive Zoom details.