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
Image by Sharon Schmickle. Tanzania, 2013
by Sharon Schmickle, Samson Kamalamo
Roiling tensions underlie efforts to improve food security in Africa, often pulling at cross purposes on farmers, consumers and their countries.
Africa, Food security, Health
Image by Steve Matzker. Nepal, 2013.
by Steven E. Matzker, Jennifer Gonzalez
While Nepal’s hydropower potential is great, economic, health and environmental impacts from dams are emerging. Steve Matzker and Jennifer Gonzalez explore water rights issues in the region.
Asia, Climate change, Economics, Energy, Regional/border disputes, Science, Ecosystems, Effect of Human Activities on the Earth, Environmental Public Policy, Freshwater Resources, Role of Water in Natural and Human-Made Environments
by Erik Vance
Writer Erik Vance discusses his project "Emptying the World's Aquarium," from the coast of the Sea of Cortez.
Ecosystems
by Micah Fink, Maurice Tomlinson
Grantee journalists, in town for the Pulitzer Center's first film festival, visited nine D.C. high schools Sept. 19-24 to talk about their work with students.
Modern Day Conflicts
Turkey Under Protest
by Jenna Krajeski
When protests flooded Turkey, they revealed deep problems. Police brutality, authoritarianism, and a fractured opposition moved from the margin to the spotlight. Today, what remains hidden?
Human Rights
by Allison Shelley, Allyn Gaestel
In the megalopolis of Lagos, Nigeria, abortion is legally restricted and contraception is hard to come by. What are the consequences for this city's exploding youth population?
Africa, Gender issues, Health
Sea Change: The Pacific’s Perilous Turn
by Craig Welch, Steve Ringman
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.
Climate change, Ecosystems, Effect of Human Activities on the Earth, Environmental Public Policy, Renewable and Nonrenewable Resources, Role of Water in Natural and Human-Made Environments

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