Population & Migration

In eastern Turkey, Paul Salopek leads his mule past the Karakuş royal tomb, built in the first century B.C. by one of the area’s many ruling states. When Syrians began to pour over the border 70 miles to the south, he and photographer John Stanmeyer drove down separately to report on the situation. Image by by John Stanmeyer/National Geographic.
March 14, 2018

Longtime writer and editor for National Geographic teaches educators how to implement long-form storytelling in the classroom.

Image courtesy Tomas van Houtryve/Harper's. 2018.
March 14, 2018

Photographer Tomas van Houtryve's work focuses on the pre-1848 northern borders of Mexico and portraits of descendants of early inhabitants of the region. 

March 14, 2018

CatchLight fellow and Pulitzer Center grantee uses turn of the century photography techniques to imagine the history of the U.S.–Mexico border.

Cuban migrants in Panama as they made their journey to the United States. Image courtesy 14ymedio. Panama.
March 9, 2018

Three-day visit at community college system provides focus on Cuban migration. Sessions range from conversations with race and ethnic relations class at Wilbur Wright College to community forum at...

March 1, 2018

Campus Consortium partner annual event focuses on work of three Pulitzer Center grantee journalists. Their work appears in publications including The Texas Tribune, The Washington Post...

Independent taxi in Havana with the flags of the United States and Cuba. Image courtesy of 14ymedio. Cuba.
February 26, 2018

Three-time George Foster Peabody award-winning journalist, storyteller, and educator connects with faculty and students as part of second Campus Consortium partnership visit.  

February 20, 2018

Five short films explore the intersection of property rights with environmental and social issues. Join us at the Environmental Film Festival and hear from the filmmakers.

Emergency care physician Rodrigo Lobo was the first to suspect a yellow fever outbreak in the area around Teófilo Otoni, Brazil. The city is about 460 miles north of Rio de Janeiro. Image by Mark Hoffman. Brazil, 2017.
February 15, 2018

Pulitzer Center-supported journalists and student fellows screen films and discuss their global health related reporting, from climate change to domestic violence.

A truck crosses the Yalu river on the Sino-Korean Friendship Bridge from Sinuiju, North Korea to Dandong, China. The bridge is one of the few places along the border where vehicles can cross. The United Nations has warned China that it may be "aiding and abetting crimes against humanity" with its policy of forcibly repatriating North Koreans who flee across its borders. Image by Tomas van Houtryve. China, 2013.
December 22, 2017

Celebrate Pulitzer Center photography! A special Talks @ Pulitzer event with Daniella Zalcman and Tomas van Houtryve.

December 11, 2017

Pulitzer Center grantees and staff discuss the intersection of history and journalism.

November 30, 2017

Pulitzer Center joins Campus Consortium partner Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in sponsoring an engaging conversation about climate change's immediate and long-term effects on...

Image by David Rochkind. Vietnam, 2014.
November 27, 2017

The festival, part of the 2017 Midwest Universities Global Health Meeting, features Pulitzer Center films focused on the health care challenges faced by immigrants and refugees.