Cronkite Village Residential College Welcome

August 14, 2018 -
11:30am to 1:30pm

Over lunch, meet the director of student success, student leaders and other new students as well as learn about upcoming events for the Cronkite residential community.

Transportation to Tempe for the Sun Devil Welcome will be provided, and students will head to the buses from this event.

Cronkite Student Organization Night

August 20, 2018 -
6:00pm to 7:00pm

Cronkite students are invited to this annual event designed to help them connect with the numerous opportunities available at the school. Meet with student media outlets, including the campus newspaper, online news site, campus radio station and sports broadcasting extracurriculars.

Also, network with the leaders of student organizations, including student chapters of professional organizations and clubs like sports journalism, photojournalism and fashion journalism.

ASU Night at the D-backs

August 21, 2018 - 6:40pm

Make your way to Chase Field as the Arizona Diamondbacks welcome the ASU freshman class and community as they take on the Los Angeles Angels. Tickets are $1 and can be claimed the day of the event via your smartphone.

Text "STUDENT" to 76925 to join the D-Backs Student Pass program and ASU Night at the D-Backs. For more information on the D-Backs Student Pass program, visit

Cronkite Night at the Movies: “Walter Cronkite: Witness to History”

September 5, 2018 - 7:00pm

This PBS American Masters documentary looks back at the legacy of Walter Cronkite through interviews with fellow journalists and CBS colleagues such as Tom Brokaw, David Frost, Andy Rooney, Morley Safer, Helen Thomas and Mike Wallace.

The film includes an introduction by Cronkite Dean Christopher Callahan.

90-Minute Mastery: Seeking and Sourcing Scholarly Research

September 7, 2018 -
10:30am to 12:00pm

Assistant Professor Monica Chadha walks through how to find academic studies and use them to strengthen your journalistic reporting and honors theses.

Cronkite Night at the Movies: “Broadcast News”

September 12, 2018 - 7:00pm

Two rival TV reporters played by William Hurt and Albert Brooks compete in the cut-throat business of broadcast news and for the attention of a female producer played by Holly Hunter.

The film includes an introduction by Heather Lovett Dunn, content director of Cronkite News.

Cronkite Night at the Movies: "Shattered Glass"

September 19, 2018 - 7:00pm

In this true story, Hayden Christensen portrays Stephen Glass, a promising young Washington journalist for The New Republic. “Shattered Glass” chronicles the rapid rise and fall of Glass, who fabricated sources, quotes and even entire stories.

The film includes an introduction by Assistant Dean B. William Silcock.

90-Minute Mastery: Speak Up! Improving Your Vocal Delivery

September 21, 2018 -
10:30am to 12:00pm

Want to strengthen your voice for TV, radio, podcasting and presentations? Arizona PBS Executive Producer Allysa Adams offers exercises to improve your pitch, pace and articulation.

Cronkite Night at the Movies: “Citizen Kane”

September 26, 2018 - 7:00pm

This 1941 The Orson Welles classic details the life of Charles Foster Kane, the fictional newspaper tycoon whose character was based in part on real-life publisher William Randolph Hearst.

Brett Kurland, director of sports programs at the Cronkite School, introduces the film.

Cronkite Night at the Movies: “Spotlight”

October 3, 2018 - 7:00pm

The Cronkite School hosts a public screening of the Academy Award-winning film “Spotlight," with an introduction by Walter V. Robinson, the longtime Boston Globe investigations editor who led the newspaper’s Pulitzer Prize-winning report on the Roman Catholic Church sexual abuse scandal depicted in “Spotlight.”

Robinson is the Donald W. Reynolds Visiting Professor at the Cronkite School.

90-Minute Mastery: Trollspotting: Handling Online Harassment Like a Pro

October 5, 2018 -
10:30am to 12:00pm

Feel more confident connecting online. Associate Professor Dawn Gilpin explains how to identify harassment and handle it, both as a bystander and a target.

90-Minute Mastery: 360 Made Simple

October 12, 2018 -
10:30am to 12:00pm

Virtual reality specialist Carolina Márquez shows how to use the Wonda VR app to add interactive hotspots to 360 photos and video. VR newbies are welcome.

2018 Cronkite Award Luncheon

October 17, 2018 - 11:30am

Join the Cronkite School and the Cronkite Endowment Board of Trustees in honoring the 2018 recipient of the Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism, CNN anchor Anderson Cooper, at the 35th annual Cronkite Award Luncheon.

The annual celebration concludes with the presentation of the award to a leading journalist. Past recipients have included Bob Costas, Bob Schieffer, Robin Roberts, Christiane Amanpour, Diane Sawyer, Robert MacNeil and Jim Lehrer, Tom Brokaw, Jane Pauley, Katharine Graham, Bob Woodward, Helen Thomas, Ben Bradlee and George Will.

For more information, visit the Cronkite Award Luncheon Page.  

Cronkite Night at the Movies: "The Post"

October 17, 2018 - 7:00pm

Steven Spielberg’s “The Post” depicts The Washington’s Post’s decision to publish the top-secret Pentagon Papers in direct defiance of President Richard Nixon and his administration’s wishes.

Leonard Downie Jr., Weil Family Professor of Journalism and former executive editor of The Washington Post, introduces the film. Downie served as an adviser on the film.

Cronkite Night at the Movies: “All the President’s Men”

October 24, 2018 - 7:00pm

Robert Redford and Dustin Hoffman star in the film adaptation of Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein’s seminal book, which details the journalists’ reporting that led to the revelation of the Watergate scandal.

The film is introduced by Associate Professor Joseph Russomanno.

Cronkite Night at the Movies: “The Most Dangerous Man in America”

October 31, 2018 - 7:00pm

In 1971, Daniel Ellsberg, a high-level Pentagon official, shook America when he smuggled a top-secret Pentagon study to The New York Times that showed how five presidents lied to the American people about the Vietnam War.

The film includes an introduction by Lecturer Michael Casavantes.

90-Minute Mastery: Advanced Video Editing and Graphics

November 2, 2018 - 10:30am

Director of Studio Production Jim Jacoby walks through next-level video and motion graphics editing in Adobe Premiere and After Effects.

Cronkite Night at the Movies: “The Paper”

November 7, 2018 - 7:00pm

Michael Keaton stars as Henry Hackett, a New York City tabloid editor, who confronts the difficulties of being a journalist in the media capital of the world.

The screening includes an introduction from Associate Dean Mark Lodato.

Cronkite Night at the Movies: “Anchorman”

November 14, 2018 - 7:00pm

In “Anchorman,” Ron Burgundy is San Diego's top-rated newsman in the male-dominated broadcasting era of the 1970s, but that's all about to change when an ambitious woman is hired as a new anchor.

The film includes an introduction by Ethics and Excellence Professor of Practice Jessica Pucci.

Cronkite Fall 2018 Convocation

December 11, 2018 - 7:00pm

The Cronkite School's fall 2018 convocation ceremony is held on Tuesday, Dec. 11, at 7 p.m. at ASU Gammage. Doors open at 6 p.m.

Graduates arrive at Gammage beginning at 6 p.m. There is signage directing the graduates to the lineup area for the processional. The processional begins promptly at 7 p.m. Degree candidates' names are read as they cross the stage to receive personal congratulations from Dean Christopher Callahan.

For details on ASU’s university-wide commencement ceremonies, visit