Senior Adviser Marvin Kalb discusses everything from his news diet to the essential tools needed to be a journalist with former intern Arthur Jones II.
On a road trip across the Colorado Plateau, Ben Mauk revisits the utopian visions and toxic legacies of the uranium boom.
Des Moines Register journalists Kyle Munson and Kelsey Kremer are traveling to China to report on Iowa's role in the relationship between America and China.
A journey through America’s nuclear heartland.
A high-tech bus line was billed as the solution to Tijuana's transit woes. But multiple factors are working against its success.
Overcoming spying allegations and years of enmity, U.S. and Chinese nuclear scientists team up to neutralize proliferation risks around the world.
Scientists probe the unknowns of the massive die-off of Colorado aspens. "As the plot thins, the plot thickens," says biologist Leander Anderegg.
France is the first country to have a national plan to combat tick-borne diseases. What can we learn from their experience?
President Trump is moving the country, wittingly or not, toward a form of populist authoritarianism. His first target is the press, and he has launched a vigorous war against it.
Central Americans call attention to the search for their disappeared and press local authorities for information. Meanwhile, forensic anthropologists exhume the unidentified in Texas.
Sand is the key ingredient that makes modern life possible. And we are starting to run out. Vince Beiser talks about the crisis with Morning Edition's David Greene.
A decade after Murray Bookchin’s death, Wes Enzinna travelled to Rojava, the Kurdish-controlled area of northern Syria, to meet the revolutionaries he inspired.
At the center of the relationship between the world's two main superpowers are a small agricultural state and its governor-turned-ambassador. The stakes never have been higher for these "old friends."
The uranium boom reshaped the American southwest in the 1950s and 1960s. Ben Mauk reports on the industry's environmental legacy and economic future.
An extraordinary collaboration between U.S. and Chinese nuclear scientists is setting the stage for greater cooperation between the two countries in addressing security threats.
A high-tech bus route was billed as the solution to a chaotic, disorganized transit system. Can everyone involved in that system get on board?
Over the past three decades, thousands of Canadian Aboriginal women have been murdered or gone missing. The government has begun investigating why indigenous women are so vulnerable to violence.
Mexicans call it The Wall of Shame. Few people north of the border ever ask, what does the wall look like from Mexico, not just to ordinary Mexicans but those whose homes literally touch the wall?
Gaining understanding of the suicide crisis facing the Cree community of Attawapiskat, Ontario through an understanding of the culture, values and perspectives of its residents.
The closer the contact the greater the risk humans and animals will pass devastating diseases to each other.
This global reporting project on urbanization in the developing world examines how three major countries—China, India, and Mexico—are dealing with a similar challenge in their own unique ways.
Can and should nuclear power play a significant role in combating climate change?
Why are people who were smuggled to the U.S. from a rural high school in China three decades ago now going back to China?
For years Central Americans have transited Mexico en route to the United States, many are never heard from again. In a country teeming with the disappeared, Central American mothers search for theirs.
Photojournalist David Maurice Smith travelled to the remote Canadian First Nations community of Attawapiskat, Canada to document the cultural context of a suicide epidemic facing its residents.
For more than 30 years, James Whitlow Delano has documented the U.S./Mexico border. He now takes a close at the people as he examines financial, political and human rights implications.
This project investigates the important emerging political debate about whether or not nuclear power can reduce the threats posed by climate change.
Listen to award-winning journalist Daniella Zalcman discuss her latest work on Canada's Indian residential schools titled: "Signs of Your Identity."
In a project for PBS NewsHour, Nick Schifrin and Zach Fannin report on why President-Elect Donald Trump's promises to build a wall and pull out of free trade agreements could exacerbate the illegal immigration he vows to fight.
How did you spend your summer vacation? Pulitzer Center grantee Brian Castner paddled 1,125 miles down the Mackenzie River in Arctic Canada to report on climate change.
As the U.S. government responded to Hurricane Katrina what difference did it make that the nation was at war? In what ways were post-Katrina relief operations experienced as the war “coming home"?
Photojournalist Dominic Bracco II's reporting follows Diego, a former gang member on his personal journey for reconciliation and redemption. In this video Bracco gives a behind-the-scenes look at the history of violence in Juarez.
Tina Rosenberg discusses how a measured dose of wine can become the first step towards stability for alcoholics at a shelter for the homeless in Ottawa, Canada.
Grantee Roger Thurow discusses his new book, "The First 1,000 Days."
Reporter Robin Shulman reports on Canada's enthusiasm to welcome Syrian refugees, as citizens feel empowered to help Syrians in what has become a popular movement.
Author Roger Thurow discusses the role of nutrition during the most important time in human development—from pregnancy through a child's second birthday.
Michael Blanding with Nieman Reports reviews innovative approaches to covering climate change and praises the Pulitzer Center for supporting over 50 climate projects.
This week: Behind the scenes of Evan Osnos' North Korea story, the future of renewable energy in Morocco, and the rise and fall of America's uranium industry.
The team that made "To End AIDS?" received a 2017 Communication Award from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine.
This week: rising nuclear tensions through North Korea's eyes, refugees converting to Christianity, and how the exotic pet trade enables illegal wildlife practices in China.
After the Pulitzer Center journalists' visit to the Free Spirit Media Program in June, students show their documentaries on fortune tellers, masculinity, safe spaces, and the use of marijuana.
The Pulitzer Center partners with Skype in the Classroom to facilitate engaging virtual conversations with professional journalists in classrooms across the U.S. and beyond.
The documentary will be airing on August 16th and August 30 on 5 stations in Native American Communities and 15 PBS stations across the country.
Inaugural grants, provided in partnership with the Pulitzer Center and ONA camera bags, highlighted in New York Times Lens blog.
Pulitzer Center-supported PBS NewsHour series wins a 2017 Communication Award from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine.
The six-part PBS NewsHour series evaluates the state of the global HIV/AIDS epidemic, asking whether we can soon end the disease.
This week, James Whitlow Delano's work is featured on the Pulitzer Center Instagram.
This week: Zika's intercontinental hop, a look inside Russia, and developmental deficiencies from poverty.
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.
This plan includes lessons connected to the work of journalists that presented at the University of Chicago Summer Teacher Institute in June 2017.
Students read about the impacts of coral bleaching on ocean ecosystems.
In this lesson, students listen to a journalist discuss their reporting and then write a commentary. Students were expected to ask questions, take plenty of notes, and come up with a thesis...
This lesson uses a photo essay as a primary source so students can identify the Seven Economic Principles in a real world situation.
This lesson helps students decode and connect with images from a reporting project about migration. The students then interview each other, and go on to interview community members about immigration.
In this lesson, students create a timeline using multimedia reporting on the leather and textile industries in the U.S.. Students then design their own narrative timelines to explain a current event.
An extension of "Seeking Asylum: Women and Children Migrating Across Borders", this lesson provides suggestions for student research, reporting, arts activities, and community service.
Use Tomas van Houtryve's photographs to help students understand the role that context plays in grasping the meaning behind photographs.
This unit asks middle school students to explore the varying roles beliefs play in people's lives through the lenses of world religions, science, and social relationships.
This lesson introduces students to Paul Salopek's Out of Eden walk and asks students to write a journalistic "milestone" describing their surroundings.
Students learn about asylum seekers and the boundaries between refugees and migrants. They explore how current refugee and migration policies impact women and children.