This calendar includes dates that are not able to be published through the KU Events calendar (e.g., faculty meetings, etc.).


2020-2021 Academic Year J-School Calendar

Dec. 12-Jan. 30 Winter break  
Jan. 19 Hot Drinks and Hot Topics: Students, grab your favorite coffee, cocoa or tea and join for a rundown of hot topics in pop culture and/or current events. 10 a.m., Zoom
Jan. 19 Alumni Roundtable: Four graduates of the William Allen White School of Journalism and Mass Communications will participate in a panel discussion about their careers and share tips with J-School students on how to enter the workforce. 1 p.m., Zoom, passcode: 6A3mwV
Jan. 25 Podcast Palooza: Learn all about podcasts with national speakers from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Jan 25. Speakers are Joel Anderson of Slate, Vickie Walton-James of National Public Radio, Sarah Rhea Werner, and Chris Tarry of Gen Z Media. If you are interested in podcasting as a career, a hobby or are just a podcast fan, this event is for you. Register here. 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Jan. 26 Grad Sympoisum: Are you graduating in May, August or December 2021? If so, join us for a discussion on goal setting and transitioning to life after graduation. Time TBD
Feb. 1 First day of classes for spring semester  
Feb. 4 Setting the Stage for a Successful Semester: Discuss strategies for building on successes and developing new skills as you navigate another semester of in-person, remote and hybrid learning. Topics such as study skills, time management and goal setting will be discussed with time allowed for individual questions. 4:30 p.m., Zoom
March 4 J-School Career Fair: Employers who would like to participate may register here. 9 a.m.-3 p.m., online


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