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.
Massachusetts, Kentucky groups plan to continue working together.
The Constitution guarantees every American facing trial the right to a lawyer, even if they cannot afford one. But across the country, the public defender system is stretched to the breaking point.
Local police departments are turning to private training organizations that specialize in military combat techniques, as they prepare to possibly face an active shooter.
A drone's-eye view of America reveals the changing nature of war, privacy, and government transparency.
With support from Pulitzer Center grantees, William & Mary students explore issues from high HIV rates among black gay men in Baltimore to the debate over immigration policy across the U.S.
An interactive visual guide to the world's most rapidly growing religious movement.
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.
Global warming is happening faster around the Arctic Ocean than anywhere else. To adjust to this new climate, local communities must change the way they live and work – for better and for worse.
U.S. development projects target northern Nigeria where poverty, illiteracy and radical Islam shape economic and social realities, but the sustainability of these interventions is rarely discussed.
The story of 1,000 days–the vital period from the beginning of a woman's pregnancy to her child's second birthday. The fate of individuals, families, nations–and the world–depends on it.
As the discussion about tougher gun laws gains momentum in the U.S. after mass shootings in Colorado and Connecticut, Chicago is trapped in a daily cycle of gun violence.
“Too Young to Die” is a long-term exploration of the tragedy gun violence exacts on Chicago’s streets. Although over 100 children and young people died in 2012, their deaths are often overshadowed.
The Pulitzer Center and The College of William & Mary continue their unique initiative to provide deeper global learning and storytelling experiences for students.
Shale gas is an energy phenomenon not just in a broad swath of the United States but in places like eastern Europe, too. In both regions there is a tangled mix of hopes, hype, and concern.
Louie Palu explores the U.S.-Mexico border where violence runs rampant: What does it look like? How has the immigration policy evolved? And what are the economic and security issues?
This week: U.S.-bound Cuban immigrants are told to turn around, a Dominican haven for Holocaust refugees is now a sex tourism capital, and our genetic war against mosquitos.
Our resident senior advisor documents his time in Moscow during the Cold War.
Another big win PBS NewsHour, Science, and the Pulitzer Center, for "The End of AIDS?" Finding new ways to tell stories that matter on issues that affect us all.
Sean Gallagher interviewed by Daily Iowan during inaugural campus visit discusses importance of multimedia journalism in reporting environmental issues.
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.
Educators gathered at the University of Chicago for a two-day intensive professional development on integrating international journalism into their classrooms.
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.
Our topic under the umbrella of food insecurity is the existence of food deserts in both rural and urban areas within the U.S. and how they compare and/or contrast in their causes and potential...
This is a painting lesson that combines Pablo Picasso's famous 1937 "Guernica" with current day issues presented by the Pulitzer Center.
Links to curricular resources for the Out of Eden Walk project.
It has been said that journalism is the literature of democracy. What is journalism? Why is it important? You will soon have a chance to find out!
This global affairs lesson for English teachers, history teachers, humanities teachers, and science teachers examines how a journalist structures online reporting on one community's work to support...
The discussion questions attached can be used by teachers to engage students and book clubs in conversation about the themes of Roger Thurow's The First 1,000 Days.
This global health lesson plan for history teachers, humanities teachers, science teachers and English teachers introduces students to Roger Thurow's book The First 1,000 Days, which analyzes the...
In this lesson, students discuss the reporting project "Nuclear Winter."
Students will critically examine the legal, professional and moral obligations of journalists as witnesses to all kinds of human rights violations.
This lesson plan for science teachers, humanities teachers, and university professors examines the role that visuals can play in driving policy change by inspiring readers to “do something”.
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.
Analyze author’s purpose using articles and video exploring a community’s efforts to support Syrian refugees in Jordan.