We’ll be welcoming a new class of #ASUgrad students to our Sun Devil alumni!

Top December events at ASU

We’re getting ready to celebrate our new #ASUgrads!

Dec. 1

Football fans, did you know you can watch the NFL on the big screen in ASU’s Cronkite School First Amendment Forum? All that are broadcast locally will be shown starting at kickoff. Free and open to the public. Game times vary. First Amendment Forum, , ASU’s Downtown Phoenix campus.

Dec. 2

Must See Mondays at ASU’s Cronkite School features some of the top journalists of today. In the winners of the Katherine Schneider Journalism Awards for Excellence in Reporting on Disability will discuss their award-winning work, including:

by Joaquin Sapien of ProPublica and Tom Jennings of PBS “Frontline”
by Audrey Quinn of Reveal
by Matt Kielty, Pat Walters and Lulu Miller of Radiolab

Free and open to the public. 7 p.m., First Amendment Forum, , ASU’s Downtown Phoenix campus.

Dec. 4

Joseph Felice directs the in its fall culmination concert. Free and open to the public. 7 p.m., , Evelyn Smith Music Theatre, ASU’s Tempe campus.

Dec. 5

The Arizona State University choirs join forces to present a festive program of seasonal music in . Open to the public. General admission tickets are $15. One free ticket is available to students with a valid student ID. Contact the for information. 7:30 p.m., , ASU’s Tempe campus. Additional performance at 7:30 p.m. .

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Dec. 6

  • Bundle up, Sun Devils, and cheer on as they take on Denver in a doubleheader. Public ticket prices not yet released; free for students. 7:05 p.m. Dec. 6–7, , 1520 N. McClintock Drive, Tempe.
  • See innovation in action at ’s , a showcase of innovative solutions to current problems in health care from all first-year students enrolled in ASU 101-NU in the Fall 2019 semester. Learn about today’s issues and how Sun Devils like you are looking to solve them. Free and open to the public. 3:30 p.m., near ASU’s Downtown Phoenix campus.
  • Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow, because it’s vs. BYU! Bring a toy for the Toys for Tots Drive, play the Teddy Bear Toss and meet Santa! Students who attend will receive a Ugly Sweater shirt while supplies last. Public ticket prices not yet released; free for students. Time TBA, , ASU’s Tempe campus.
  • Get your tickets for the first night of the ! The presents two days of new, original film and media work created by graduating students. The culmination of more than a year’s work, the screened projects will be curated by film faculty and industry professionals and include short narrative and documentary films, as well as screenwriting, cinematography and editing reels. Open to the public. faculty, staff and students are eligible for for this event when requested in advance. Adult, alumni, faculty/staff, senior, $10; student, $5. 7 p.m., , Paul V. Galvin Playhouse, ASU’s Tempe campus.
Last year’s Hacking the Human Conference attracted more than 700 people.

Dec. 11

The ASU Book Group’s December 2019 reading selection is by , associate professor of religious studies in the at ASU. Haven’t read the book? Come anyway! Authors are always present. In this , Talebi remembers her years as a political prisoner in Iran. Writing about her own suffering and survival and sharing the stories of her fellow inmates, she details the painful reality of prison life and offers an intimate look at a critical period of social and political transformation in Iran.

Upcoming ASU Book Group meetings and selections are:

Jan. 29 — Gary L. Stuart,
Feb. 26 — Adrienne Celt, (tentative)
March 25 — Joey Eschrich and Clark A. Miller,
April 29 — Kelly deVos,

Free and open to the public. Noon, , ASU’s Tempe campus.

Dec. 14

Dec. 16

Congratulations, #ASUgrad! We’re celebrating for undergraduate and graduate students today! 9 a.m., undergraduate commencement; 1:30 p.m., graduate commencement; , ASU’s Tempe campus.

Dec. 18

Get ready, because tips against Saint Mary’s in a Basketball Hall of Fame Showcase. Ticket prices TBA. Time TBA, , Phoenix.

Dec. 21

Make this your holiday gift to yourself: takes on Creighton in a Saturday game. Public ticket prices not yet released; free for students. Time TBA, , ASU’s Tempe campus.

Dec. 29

Cheer, cheer for A-S-U! tips against Arizona in the Territorial Cup series game! Public ticket prices not yet released; free for students. Time TBA, , ASU’s Tempe campus.


Through Jan. 4, 2020: In his first solo museum exhibition in the U.S., Colombian-born, Paris-based artist Iván Argote presents Along with his first film and video survey is a site-specific, sculptural installation that considers the current cultural climate of Arizona. The artist uses affection, emotions and humor as subversive tools to engage public audiences on political and personal levels. Visit the for directions and hours and information about bringing classes to or meet with curators. Free and open to the public. , ASU’s Tempe campus.

Listen in as Dean walks through “Juntos Together” with Carolina Aranibar-Fernandez, artist in residence with the Bi-National Arts Residency and former ASU Projecting All Voices fellow.

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