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Henry Louis Gates Jr. gives behind-the-scenes look at popular PBS show during Q&A

Henry Louis Gates discussed the origins of his show and other topics during a discussion on April 30 at ASU Gammage.

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Arizona PBS, Cronkite School to host event featuring PBS personality Henry Louis Gates Jr. April 30 at ASU Gammage

Arizona PBS and the Cronkite School will host “Past Connections That Bind Us All: A Conversation with Henry Louis Gates Jr.” on April 30.

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Cronkite School to host special event discussing diversity and media in the NFL

The Cronkite School will host “On The Clock & In the Media: Race, Hiring and the NFL,” a panel discussion focusing on the complex challenges in the NFL.

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Humphrey Fellowship Program seeks ‘Global Friends’ to support international professionals

The Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program is looking for Global Friends who can help the Humphrey Fellows adjust to life in the Phoenix area and the U.S.. 

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Delta Dental of Arizona Foundation and Arizona PBS launch partnership to educate children on good oral health

The statewide campaign will boost family involvement in good oral health practices, focusing on the importance of brushing twice a day, changing toothbrushes regularly and visiting the dentist.

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Cronkite/PBS will host family reception for ASU Family Weekend

The Cronkite School and Arizona PBS will host a family reception on Nov. 5 for students and families to celebrate ASU Family Weekend.

Celena Ambrose of Holbrook serves as an early Head Start teacher and Pyramid Model staff facilitator for Holbrook Head Start, where she has worked for more than four years

Northern Arizona educator recognized as PBS KIDS Early Learning Champion

Celena Ambrose of Holbrook was named one of 11 honorees nationwide for the PBS KIDS Early Learning Champions program.

Karin Olofsdotter, Swedish ambassador to the United States

Swedish ambassador to the United States to visit the Cronkite School

Karin Olofsdotter, the Swedish ambassador to the United States, will discuss the importance of a free press at the Cronkite School’s First Amendment Forum on Wednesday, Nov. 3 from 10 to 11 a.m.

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Cronkite School, Arizona PBS to celebrate Media Literacy Week with events, programs, outreach

The Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication and Arizona PBS will join colleges and universities across the country to celebrate U.S. Media Literacy Week beginning Oct. 25.

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Cronkite School launches series of Mexico initiatives

The Cronkite School is is launching several initiatives this fall with its Mexican partners to deepen the school’s engagement with our neighboring country and its dynamic media environment.

Cronkite’s News Co/Lab gets an $80,000 “solutions journalism” grant

Cronkite School’s News Co/Lab receives grant to examine housing insecurity

The Arizona Community Foundation has awarded Cronkite’s News Co/Lab an $80,000 “solutions journalism” grant to explore the impact of housing on health outcomes in diverse communities.

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Arizona PBS to premiere Ken Burns’ documentary on life of legendary boxer Muhammad Ali

“MUHAMMAD ALI,” will air over four nights on Arizona PBS starting Sept. 19 and ending on Sept. 22.

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Cronkite’s Southwest Health Reporting Initiative launches health newsletter

The Cronkite School’s Southwest Health Reporting Initiative has launched a new monthly health newsletter that aims to start a conversation about health disparities in underserved communities.

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PolitiFact partners with Arizona State University, expands footprint in nation’s capital

The Poynter Institute’s PolitiFact will move its offices to Arizona State University’s campus in the heart of Washington, D.C.