October 26, 2014

Reporting that aims to transcend stereotype and caricature, and to promote deeper understanding, on the religious convictions that shape the lives of billions and the fate of nations.

October 22, 2014 / Foreign Policy
Meg Jones

Thirteen years after Wisconsin’s 829th Engineer Co. deployed to build Afghanistan’s war infrastructure, they’re back to tear it apart and take it home.

October 14, 2014 / Des Moines Register
Lynn Hicks, Rodney White

Chinese agriculture, long dominated by lawn-sized plots of land harvested by hand, is rapidly growing larger. These big dreams mean big opportunities for U.S. and Iowa agribusinesses.

October 2, 2014 / Scientific American
Sonia Shah, Dan McCarey

Available to Embed for Free Two cholera outbreaks on two islands, divided by two centuries, offer lessons on how to ameliorate con

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Published and Broadcast

Reports by Pulitzer Center journalists for print, online and broadcast news outlets
October 25, 2014 / Religion & Ethics News Weekly Fred de Sam Lazaro, Gary Marcuse, Shi Lihong
An unlikely partnership between religion and government may hold the answer to China's growing environmental crisis.
October 24, 2014 / The New Yorker Jason Larkin
Pulitzer Center grantee Jason Larkin traveled to Marikana, South Africa, to follow up on the 2012 massacre that left 34 striking miners dead at the hands of government security forces.
October 22, 2014 / Foreign Policy Meghan Dhaliwal
This is what dismantling 10 years of war in Afghanistan looks like.

Untold Stories

Reports from the field - an exclusive channel of Pulitzer Center reporting
October 24, 2014
James Harkin
Propaganda images of children at ISIS facilities and children in ISIS dawah (outreach) projects in ISIS-controlled areas of Syria and Iraq.
October 24, 2014 Gary Marcuse, Shi Lihong
The co-director of Sacred Mountain describes the diverse set of individuals and circumstances that led to this documentary on religion's role in meeting China's environmental challenges.
October 23, 2014 Emily Baumgaertner
Martin Palmer, founder of the Alliance of Religions and Conservation (ARC), charts the inter-connectivity between environmentalism and religion in China. Audio of interview with Jon Sawyer.

Projects

Reporting projects commissioned by the Pulitzer Center
Gary Marcuse, Shi Lihong
The Chinese government and people, confronted with colossal environmental challenges, are turning to cultural traditions that under Communism had long been suppressed.
Sara Shahriari, Noah Friedman-Rudovsky
More than half of Bolivian women have experienced physical or sexual violence at the hands of an intimate partner, and the criminal justice system is often unresponsive to their plight.
Eve Fairbanks
Uruguayan President José Mujica, who lives in penury and drives a battered VW Beetle to better understand his country's poor, may be the most beloved president in the world. Does he deserve the hype?

Gateways

Gateways contain multiple Pulitzer Center reporting projects that focus on a single issue
The HIV/AIDS in the Caribbean Gateway examines the impact of the disease across the Caribbean. The reporting in this Gateway uses articles, photography, videos, as well as original poetry and music,...
This Gateway provides compelling material related to the role of women in society and the impact of industrialization and international development on women, children, and families.
The world's oceans are vital to the planet's health—and ours. How is this resource managed now and what are its prospects for the future?

Education

Global Gateway inspires students to become active consumers and producers of news and information
October 3, 2014
Jim Wickens
As many as 10,000 dolphins are slaughtered off the coast of Peru each year solely for shark bait. Correspondent Jim Wickens reports on this illegal practice in an original undercover investigation.
September 26, 2014 Kalyanee Mam
A revolution is awakening in Cambodia—with protests led by a monk who is speaking out against the environmental destruction of his country.
September 25, 2014 Jessica Hatcher, Marc Hofer
Interviews and images from the field of Jessica Hatcher, Guillaume Bonn and Marc Hofer.

Blog

News and views from the Pulitzer Center team
October 20, 2014 Misha Friedman
The Crimean Peninsula’s annexation by Russia means a return to the shadows for LGBT people who now face public prosecution.
October 20, 2014 Karim Chrobog, Lynn Hicks
How wasteful are we when it comes to our food? What is the China doing to feed its hungry and what role is the U.S. playing?
October 17, 2014 Jon Sawyer, Kem Knapp Sawyer
Collaboration and storytelling featured as key tools in today's journalism at Media Rise Festival Forum.

Campus Consortium

Our Campus Consortium initiative forges dynamic relationships with colleges and universities
The collaboration combines Johns Hopkins’ deep bench of top public health experts with the Pulitzer Center’s extensive experience supporting global health reporting for leading news outlets.
University of Chicago's impact on American higher education is legendary - from development of the four-quarter system to the first executive MBA program.
Boston University is one of the Consortium partners that has experimented with diverse ways of linking Pulitzer Center journalists with BU students, faculty and the broader community.
William & Mary, the second oldest college in the nation, embarked on a Campus Consortium partnership with the Pulitzer Center that serves as an example for others.