April 28, 2016 / Nature
Jane Qiu
Grantee Jane Qiu speaks to Nature’s Adam Levy about how the effects of last year's earthquake in Nepal could be felt for years or even decades.
Debris of the monstrous Langtang avalanche
April 27, 2016 / EGU Blogs
Jane Qiu
Venturing into the landslide-riddled terrains of the Langtang Valley has proved to be more perilous than expected.
Daunting challenge of quake recovery in Langtang
April 27, 2016 / SciDev.Net
Jane Qiu
This photo essay documents how Nepal’s landslide problems have been exacerbated by last year’s earthquake and the daunting challenges this poses to reconstruction, especially in remote mountain...
May 29, 2013 / Christian Science Monitor
Allison Shelley, Allyn Gaestel
In a forgotten fold of mountains in rural Nepal, an idealistic group of American doctors is experimenting with full transparency. From these remote corners, transparency is tricky.
May 29, 2013
Allison Shelley, Melissa Turley
"Meet the Pros" 2013 features Pulitzer Center grantee Allison Shelley and student fellow Melissa Turley, produces Westchester student-created multimedia.
April 29, 2013
Amanda Ottaway
Nearly two dozen Campus Consortium student fellows undertake reporting around the globe in 2013.
March 5, 2013 / Christian Science Monitor
Allyn Gaestel, Allison Shelley
Changing engrained social practices, like chaupadi, is never as simple as an activist campaign.
February 28, 2013 / NPR
Allison Shelley
Women in rural Nepal sleep in huts, caves and animal sheds every month during their periods — a practice called chaupadi.
February 11, 2013 / Untold Stories
Allyn Gaestel, Allison Shelley
Mustard blossoms, bright yellow on tall green stalks; rows of young potato seedlings; a stack of papery dried marigolds and a pile of stones serve as a haphazard memorial for 17-year-old Laxmi Buda.
February 5, 2013 / Untold Stories
Allyn Gaestel, Allison Shelley
In light of publicity around rape in India, a look at the ingrained practice of chaupadi just north, in Nepal.
January 3, 2013
Jennifer McDonald
Intersection of health and human rights key for first Campus Consortium student reporting fellow from Boston University.
December 12, 2012
Allison Shelley, Allyn Gaestel
In rural western Nepal, many women are sent to live in animal sheds while they are menstruating. This ingrained cultural practice, called chaupadi, can wreak unintended havoc on their health.
December 12, 2012 / Untold Stories
Allyn Gaestel, Allison Shelley
Nepal is majority Hindu, a religion known for powerful goddesses and "shakti"—feminine strength—yet gender discrimination is common. Educated women activists are rising up.