In Shishmaref, Alaska, no one’s asking if climate change is real. What they want to know is how bad it has to get before the world decides to act.
Emma’s Torch restaurant opens its doors to the world—and its culinary training program helps refugees and asylum seekers find work in New York City.
For many refugees and asylees, resettlement is just the beginning of the story. This short documentary follows recent arrivals as they reinvent themselves and find common ground in a Brooklyn kitchen.
Trump’s (mis)understanding of the most rudimentary rules of trade and foreign policy has him wielding a blunt cudgel where a sophisticated tool is needed.
From Bhutan to Massachusetts: How does the urban/suburban divide impact refugee satisfaction?
A deep dive into what made California historically stand out from the rest of the United States and then stand up to a sitting president.
Melissa Bunni Elian discusses Afropunk and black identity across the globe on the Real Photo Show podcast.
Indira Lakshmanan speaks to CNN's Fredricka Whitfield about journalism ethics in Bob Woodward's book 'Fear: Trump in the White House.'
ITV News interviewed Indira Lakshmanan in a report on Bob Woodward's book Fear: Trump in the White House and its impact on the Trump administration.
Bob Woodward’s book, "Fear: Trump in the White House," details Donald Trump’s paranoia, abusive rants, and failure to grasp the basics of law, trade, and national security.
Evan Kleiman spoke with Nathaniel Rich, author of "Losing Earth: The Decade We Almost Stopped Climate Change," on KCRW's Good Food.
For decades, the state of Louisiana has been known as the incarceration capital of America. But over the past year, the state has been trying to shed that reputation with new reforms.
In 2009, The Seattle Times reported that ocean acidification – the plummeting pH of seas from carbon-dioxide emissions – was killing billions of Northwest oysters. That was only the beginning.
Global warming is happening faster around the Arctic Ocean than anywhere else. To adjust to this new climate, local communities must change the way they live and work – for better and for worse.
U.S. development projects target northern Nigeria where poverty, illiteracy and radical Islam shape economic and social realities, but the sustainability of these interventions is rarely discussed.
The story of 1,000 days–the vital period from the beginning of a woman's pregnancy to her child's second birthday. The fate of individuals, families, nations–and the world–depends on it.
As the discussion about tougher gun laws gains momentum in the U.S. after mass shootings in Colorado and Connecticut, Chicago is trapped in a daily cycle of gun violence.
“Too Young to Die” is a long-term exploration of the tragedy gun violence exacts on Chicago’s streets. Although over 100 children and young people died in 2012, their deaths are often overshadowed.
The Pulitzer Center and The College of William & Mary continue their unique initiative to provide deeper global learning and storytelling experiences for students.
Cardinals in Rome ordered two investigations of American nuns. Is this a modern-day Inquisition? Jason Berry explores the forces behind this inner struggle of the church on both sides of the Atlantic.
Louie Palu explores the U.S.-Mexico border where violence runs rampant: What does it look like? How has the immigration policy evolved? And what are the economic and security issues?
Faced with the devastating twin threats of digital and China, can a critical Wisconsin industry survive?
The Pulitzer Center and The College of William & Mary created a unique initiative to provide deeper global learning and storytelling experiences for students.
With support from William & Mary alumni, Anne and Barry Sharp, The College launched its Campus Consortium partnership in fall 2011 with the...
For the better part of 15 years the Yukon River Chinook salmon stock has been in significant decline.
This week: considering the impact of the U.S.-Mexico border wall, students learning digital storytelling at USA Today, and exploring aerial photography of natural disasters.
Home-schooled students from the DC metro area gathered to reflect on the impact of a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border with reporter Kiah Collier and compose essays on what they learned.
This week: how Japanese elderly are finding communities in jail, who is benefiting from Myanmar's ethnic cleansing against the Rohingya, and how the Aral Sea is experiencing a revival.
The Pulitzer Center joins National Press Club in amicus brief supporting Mexican journalist Emilio Gutiérrez-Soto's asylum case.
This week: Why historically black colleges are experiencing a renaissance, where we may be facing a nuclear crisis, and the country where women are jailed for abortion.
Pulitzer Center Senior Education Manager Fareed Mostoufi is featured on FOX8.
Pulitzer Center partner ICIJ recognized in 69th Annual George Polk Awards.
Teachers and students from Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools in North Carolina explore global reporting through theater as part of NewsArts workshops led by Pulitzer Center staff.
Jon Cohen and Carl Gierstorfer visited secondary schools and classes at Washington University in St. Louis during a public health tour focused on infectious diseases.
Pulitzer Center grantees Jon Cohen and Carl Gierstorfer are traveling to St. Louis to discuss their reporting on HIV/AIDS and Ebola.
Sixth grade students in Wheeling, IL completed a six-week social studies unit using Pulitzer Center reporting projects and journalist visits to connect ancient civilizations with the present day.
Washington, DC students learn about journalism and tour the PBS NewsHour studio.
This plan includes lesson plans connected to the work of journalists that presented at the UChicago Summer Teacher Institute in June 2016.
What is the most efficient way to reduce the amount of waste? Can we ever reach the point of waste elimination?
This 45-minute lesson uses a radio piece and photo essay to prompt discussion about immigration and the phenomenon of transnational parenting.
This lesson plan features resources highlighting practices related to food waste both in the U.S. and abroad in order to facilitate a discussion about how to address this issue.
This lesson plan uses current debates surrounding U.S. defense policy to help middle and high school students practice the Common Core Social Studies standards.
Our topic under the umbrella of food insecurity is the existence of food deserts in both rural and urban areas within the U.S. and how they compare and/or contrast in their causes and potential...
This is a painting lesson that combines Pablo Picasso's famous 1937 "Guernica" with current day issues presented by the Pulitzer Center.
The discussion questions attached can be used by teachers to engage students and book clubs in conversation about the themes of Roger Thurow's The First 1,000 Days.
This global health lesson plan for history teachers, humanities teachers, science teachers and English teachers introduces students to Roger Thurow's book The First 1,000 Days, which analyzes the...
In this lesson, students discuss the reporting project "Nuclear Winter."
Students will critically examine the legal, professional and moral obligations of journalists as witnesses to all kinds of human rights violations.
This lesson shows students how journalists use data visualization to effectively communicate scientific issues—and directs students to create their own projects using the mapping platform CartoDB.