October 14, 2014 /
Amanda Ottaway, Amy Maxmen
Journalist's advice to students: Remind yourself science is a human endeavor and personal details make good stories.
September 29, 2014 /
Tom Hundley
In Ethiopia new discoveries of ancient tools are raising questions as to the origins of homo sapiens—and as to our future fate.
Image provided by Amy Maxmen.
September 25, 2014 /
Amy Maxmen
While paleontologists push the dates of our origins back in time, agricultural scientists are trying to ensure that humans last long into the future.
May 20, 2008 / International Affairs Journal (Berkeley), Seattle Post-Intelligencer
Sarah Stuteville
"Just breathe," I comforted myself as I shuffled slowly through the dusty gravel.
May 13, 2008 / PRI's The World
Jessica Partnow
Kenyan farmers are troubled by their newest neighbors — elephants. A growing elephant population is destroying crops and creating violent confrontations.
May 7, 2008
Nathalie Applewhite
"Water Wars," a Pulitzer Center-commissioned video that addresses how a decreasing water supply is fueling conflict in East Africa, aired on DePauw University's The World is Talking television prog
May 7, 2008 / Untold Stories
Alex Stonehill, Sarah Stuteville
While reporting on water scarcity, Alex Stonehill and Sarah Stuteville met Ethiopian journalist Eskinder Nega who has been imprisoned multiple times under the country's restrictive press laws.
April 25, 2008 / AlertNet
Ernest Waititu
On a warm January afternoon in southern Ethiopia, thousands of ill-tempered livestock stand in groups with the pastoralists who have guided them for dozens of miles to drink.
April 22, 2008 / Untold Stories
Sarah Stuteville
The first thing I thought of when I saw the scorched whitewash, shattered windows and collapsing skeletons of businesses in Kisumu's downtown was my father's furniture store in Seattle.
April 17, 2008 / Untold Stories
Alex Stonehill
Ethiopia has been a dominant force in long distance running for decades.
April 17, 2008 / Untold Stories
Alex Stonehill
Water is the new oil.
April 13, 2008 / Women's eNews
Sarah Stuteville
In Kenya's massive shanty town of Kibera, water is often unhealthy and far more expensive than in more affluent neighborhoods.
March 30, 2008 / Daily Nation (Kenya)
Ernest Waititu
The scene is Kechene, Addis Ababa - one the poorest slums in Ethiopia. Mena Suvari, one of Hollywood's eminent stars, strides across a trench of sewage.