Tufts University professor visits ASU, delivers 'just sustainability' lecture


While many people only consider sustainability in terms of the environment, social justice and equity is actually a large and integral element of sustainable living, according to a Tufts University professor. Read story

Associated Press vice president gives advice on adapting to changes in journalism


In a world where journalism is rapidly changing in the face of new technologies and modes of access, journalists should be open and adaptable without sacrificing principles, Associated Press Vice President and Managing Editor Lou Ferrara said Monday at the Walter Cronkite School. Read story

Video: CollabX connects local jazz musicians and poets for collaborative performances


A joint venture between professors of ASU’s School of Letters and Sciences and the Herberger Institute mixed jazz artists and poets together for an impromptu evening at the Pythian Lodge in Tempe. Read story

Libreria Donceles adds Hispanic layer to downtown literary scene


Combine Studios will temporarily showcase works of Spanish literature from the New York-based bookstore Libreria Donceles downtown. Read story

Alwun House features 300 pieces of art from Phoenix Elementary School District students


Salon Des Enfants, an art exhibit at Alwun House, was created by gifted fifth through eighth grade students from Phoenix Elementary School District #1. The exhibit includes 300 pieces of children’s art. Read story

ASU receives award for its efforts to create a more diverse student body


ASU was recognized for its achievements in diversity by the Greater Phoenix Urban League. The Whitney M. Young, Jr. Corporate Award is the league’s highest honor for agencies and corporations. Read story

Journalism speakers discuss current struggles covering government; lack of transparency


In the first of an ongoing planned series of talks, Leonard Downie Jr. and Geoffrey King spoke on attacks to freedom of the press Tuesday night at the Cronkite School. King represented the Committee to Protect Journalists, which releases an annual report on the same topic. Read story

Frank Smith III reelected as USGD president by large margin


Frank Smith III was reelected as the president of Undergraduate Student Government Downtown for the 2014-2015 school year, soundly defeating Walter Cronkite School Sen. Alexis Kramer. Read story

USGD candidates optimistic about upcoming election results after voting ends


After voting closed for the Undergraduate Student Government Downtown elections, candidates on both sides said they felt positive about the results, which will be released Friday at noon. Read story

Cronkite school offers first graduate business journalism certificate in the country


Starting in the 2014 fall semester, the Walter Cronkite School will be offering the first business journalism certificate of its kind. Robin Phillips, Stephen Doig and Andrew Leckey are some of the Cronkite professors teaching one of the five courses offered with the certificate. Read story