Science staff writer Jon Cohen joins podcast host Sarah Crespi to discuss how the fight against HIV/AIDS is evolving in three diverse locations.
In the rural South, poverty, prejudice and lack of health care are exacerbating the spread of HIV, making it the epicenter of HIV/AIDS in America.
The tourist mecca of Miami is also a hotbed of HIV transmission. William Brangham and Jason Kane join Jon Cohen of Science Magazine to look at how and why it’s gotten so bad.
New efforts aim to curb Florida's startlingly high HIV infection rate.
AIDS deaths surge in Russia as global health officials say, ‘They did it all wrong.’
In the wake of the Parkland and Santa Fe shootings, the push to arm more teachers has gathered momentum. Here, Texan staff explain why.
As debate rages over U.S.-Mexico border security, drone photography offers a new perspective on what life is like along the border.
About 200 Leverett residents and others show up for debriefing of Kentucky trip in Leverett Elementary School.
Samantha Power met Ibraheem Sarhan in 2014 after his home in Syria was bombed. Here, having watched this Op-Doc film, she reflects on his progress.
Southern aquatic species are flooding into the far north.
After traveling to Kentucky, Leverett, Mass. delegation begins gets to know a very different community much closer to home.
Massachusetts, Kentucky groups see subtle changes after hours of discussions.
The US and Cuba are poised at the alter, prenuptials in hand. But as headlines forecast the fruits of the union and tourists flood Havana, there are already signs of unease.
A multimedia project about the psychology of violence. The project follows Diego, a former gang member, on his personal journey of reconciliation and redemption in Ciudad Juarez.
Most countries fostering an influx of Syrian refugees are seeing a backlash. Canada is riding a wave of enthusiasm, as people feel empowered to help Syrians in what has become a popular movement.
Canada helps homeless alcoholics—by giving them free booze.
Cold War scientists once worried that a nuclear war could plunge the world into a deadly ice age. But why, three decades later, does Nuclear Winter still resonate?
Cuban sanitariums are the government quarantine facilities for HIV positive people—critics called them prisons; supporters say they controlled the epidemic. Former residents say "it's complicated."
Big Data is coming to global health. But who should decide who lives and dies: Doctors on the front lines or a mathematical formula?
In places around the world, supplies of groundwater are rapidly vanishing. As aquifers decline and wells begin to go dry, people are being forced to confront a growing crisis.
An on-the-ground look at efforts in Africa and the United States to end the HIV/AIDS epidemic.
U.S. administration defines Jewish settlements as an obstacle to peace, yet allows millions in subsidized donations to help sustain them. How does it work? Investigative journalist Uri Blau digs deep.
Three scientists, two glaciers, one summer. What does melting Arctic ice have to do with volcanoes, sea level rise, and ocean circulation? Getting the data is just the start of the adventure.
Women fleeing extreme gang-based and domestic violence seek asylum in United States. Many are detained, deported, and targeted upon return.
Photographer Dominic Bracco II talks about photographing the lives of fishermen on the Sea of Cortez.
Le Monde journalist Yves Eudes discusses his six-part reporting project on climate change in the Arctic.
Social media dominated the youth voting scene in the 2012 US presidential election. This trend seems likely to grow stronger over the course of the next election cycle.
Immigrants to Williamsburg, Virginia, have difficulty assimilating without the support of the large immigrant communities they might find in bigger cities.
How do Tohono O’odham tribal members feel about the primarily Latino migrants crossing through their reservation in order to pursue the "American Dream"? It's complicated.
Travelling across Pennsylvania and Ohio, Dimiter Kenarov explores the economic and environmental issues related to shale gas extraction, and the rising anti-fracking movement in the region.
Journalist Louie Palu uses his camera to examine security and immigration issues on the U.S.-Mexico border.
Reporter John Schmid talks about the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel's "Paper Cuts" project, an in-depth examination of how China has taken away one of Wisconsin's signature industries.
Journalist Paul Salopek is preparing to leave on a journey that will take seven years and span 39 countries—and he is doing it all on foot.
Resources for teachers and students ahead of Dominic Bracco's classroom visit.
The Pulitzer Center welcomes Wake Forest University, High Point University and Guilford College to its Campus Consortium network.
Pulitzer Center grantee Nick Miroff talks about an under-siege Central America and the Mexico drug cartels fighting to control the region's smuggling routes.
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.
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.
The following lesson plans for middle school teachers, high school teachers and college professors introduce reporting connected to migration and the experiences of refugees.
The following global affairs lesson plan for history, ELA, Spanish and Humanities teachers investigates the use of technology in Mexico to combat corruption, and the impacts of that activism.
This lesson was designed for high school or college science courses. Students will conduct an experiment and discuss the historic and current role of hypnosis in the medical landscape.
This lesson provides resources for teachers in Winston-Salem, NC as they create lesson plans connected to the "Dispatches" exhibition at the Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA).
Students examine details from photojournalist Tomas van Houtryve's drone photography project "Blue Sky Days" to analyze the author's purpose for the project and design their own visual arts projects.
Links to curricular resources for Daniella Zalcman’s Signs of Your Identity project.
Students discuss culture, identity and the impact of government-mandated residential schools for indigenous children in the U.S. and Canada using photography and reporting by Daniella Zalcman.
Students look at the journey and struggle that immigrants endure to come to the United States through their perspectives.