by Sharon Schmickle
Journalist Sharon Schmickle reports on food security in Africa. Four Tanzanian journalists join her to look into the reasons behind malnourishment in their country and the struggles farmers face.
Africa, Food security
by Alisa Roth, Hugh Eakin
Journalists Alisa Roth and Hugh Eakin traveled the perimeter of Syria, to Turkey, Lebanon, Jordan and Northern Iraq to cover the Syrian refugee crisis.
refugees, Modern Day Conflicts
by Paul Salopek, Homa S. Tavangar
Paul Salopek and Homa Tavangar discuss the educational implications of Paul Salopek's "Out of Eden" seven year walk.
Africa, World History, Modern Day Conflicts, World Religions
by Homa S. Tavangar
"Be a friend to the whole human race"— Pulitzer Center developmental workshop in Philadelphia brings journalists and educators together.
Africa, Religion and religious tolerance, Immigration, World History
Image by Devon Smith. Northern Ireland, 2013.
by Devon Smith
It has been 15 years since the end of Northern Ireland's Troubles yet in Belfast, a city carved by "Peace Walls," the tension is still palpable.
Regional/border disputes, Religion and religious tolerance, Prejudice, Discrimination, and Stigma, Modern Day Conflicts
by Amanda Ottaway, Roger Thurow
"Some people talk about feeding the planet. I talk about nourishing it," Pulitzer Center grantee told Springside Chestnut Hill students in a talk at the National 4-H Youth Conference Center.
Food security
Sex Work and Sexual Exploitation in Brazil
by Lauren Wilks
Prostitution is not illegal in Brazil. Yet a campaign to “clean-up” the country’s image ahead of the World Cup is rendering those working in Brazil’s sex industry increasingly vulnerable.
Economics, Gender issues, Health
by Yochi Dreazen, Adrian Fadil
In preparation for a visit by Pulitzer Center grantee Yochi Dreazen, a Davidson alumna writes an article highlighting both Dreazen's work and that of the College's recent Pulitzer Center fellows.
Modern Day Conflicts
by Kem Knapp Sawyer
Pulitzer Center editor Kem Knapp Sawyer opened the Global Classrooms Model UN conference with a talk on child soldiers—and on programs aimed at helping them find "the resilience to begin again."
Human Rights
by Robin Hammond
Robin Hammond discusses the mental health issues facing former child soldiers. His work documents the treatment of mental health issues in various African countries, focusing specifically on Liberia.
Africa, Human Rights
by Jeffrey Bartholet
In 2012, 80 Tibetans set themselves on fire to protest Chinese rule. Jeff Bartholet investigates the practice of self-immolation, its history, and its impact.
Asia, Human Rights
by Anna Nemtsova, Brendan Hoffman
Monotowns, Russian cities dependent on dying industries, face an even more uncertain future now that Russia has joined the World Trade Organization.
Economics, Europe, Globalization
by Mark Schulte, Paul Salopek
This lesson plan has been designed for high school students. The recommended timeframe is 1-3 classes.
Africa, Asia, Climate change, Food security, Globalization, Health, Regional/border disputes, Ecosystems, Modern Day Conflicts, World Religions
by Mark Schulte, Paul Salopek
This lesson plan has been designed for middle school students. The recommended timeframe is 1-3 classes.
Africa, Asia, Climate change, Food security, Globalization, Health, Regional/border disputes, Ecosystems, Modern Day Conflicts, World Religions
by Mark Schulte, Paul Salopek
This lesson plan has been designed for elementary school students. The recommended timeframe is 1-3 classes.
Africa, Asia, Climate change, Food security, Globalization, Health, Regional/border disputes, Ecosystems, Modern Day Conflicts, World Religions
by Kem Knapp Sawyer, Jon Sawyer
Children in the DRC who have lost families, homes and schools prove to be resilient as well as vulnerable. Arts, sports and vocational training help them to re-connect and start life anew.
Africa, Education and learning, Gender issues, Human Rights
Reasons and Effects of the Increase of Non-communicable Diseases (NCD’s) in India
by Martina Merten
Non-communicable diseases cause 63 percent of deaths worldwide. In India, diabetes, heart attacks and cancer are on the rise across all strata of society.
Asia, Health
by Jim Wickens
A brutal and illegal practice takes place far off the coast of Peru--the secret slaughter of thousands of dolphins for use as bait in the lucrative long-line shark fisheries.
Science
Image by Arjun Suri. India, 2013.
by Varsha Ramakrishnan
The tensions between India's patriarchal traditions and modernism can be seen in the struggle against dowry violence.
Asia
by Amanda Ottaway
Award-winning global health reporter had some wise words for DC students when she visited their classrooms last week.
Science

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