Genetic scientists in Iceland want to warn 2,400 people who are more likely than others to develop breast cancer, but they can't. The individuals have the right not to know.
How is post-colonial Guyana working to break free from its enduring cycles of abuse and suicide?
Where does the transgender—or Khawaja Sara—community stand socially, politically and religiously in Pakistan? Why are they viewed both as bearers of good fortune and as outcasts?
Praveena Somasundaram from Guilford College traveled to southern India to report on gender inequality in education and the difficulties and opportunities women face in the workplace in both urban and rural areas.
How do youth with Type 1 diabetes live with and manage a disease in a country where proper supplies, insulin, education and support can be hard to find?
Thousands of lone minors fled war to find shelter in Sweden, a once exceptionally welcoming country. Now, asylum regulations are tightening, leaving refugees uncertain of the future.
In Rwanda, increased floods, droughts, and landslides have caused deaths and destroyed homes. How are mountain gorillas and people living near their habitat impacted by and adapting to climate change?
When unmarried sex is outlawed, pregnancy out of wedlock is proof of a crime. Women are jailed—along with their babies.
It is estimated that up to one million people own exotic pets in China. Trade in these animals is linked to species loss in some of the world’s threatened ecosystems.
This photography tutorial for teachers and students from Everyday Africa co-founder Peter DiCampo outlines tips for taking strong photographs and designing photography exhibitions.
Grantee Rob Tinworth explains how big data can be used in journalism.
Paul Nevin and Joanne Silberner explore ways that public health students can leverage news media to communicate health issues in an engaging, accessible way.
Grantee Dan McCarey explains the importance of data visualization for practitioners in biostatistics and other quantitative fields.
Grantee David Rochkind explains the role of photographs in adding a human element to science stories.
Grantee Amy Maxmen discusses the similarities and differences between science and journalism.
This lesson for journalism or ELA students explores Evan Osnos’ North Korea reporting to debate the role of journalists in crises and to develop original reporting projects.
Students will analyze how the writer's point of view shapes articles written about the U.S.-North Korean nuclear crisis.
This lesson, designed for journalists and journalism students, uses the film "Facing Risk" to guide a conversation about the impact of reporting dangerous stories on journalists and their families.
Students explore two recent reporting projects on North Korea, comparing and contrasting the journalists' purpose, content, and style.
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.
In this lesson, students will analyze an article about terrorism in the Maldives while practicing their writing and presentation skills.
This plan includes lessons connected to the work of journalists that presented at the University of Chicago Summer Teacher Institute in June 2017.
In this lesson, students learn about the experience of international reporting from Iona Craig’s work in Yemen and her reflections on the reporting process.
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 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.
Use Tomas van Houtryve's photographs to help students understand the role that context plays in grasping the meaning behind photographs.
Following a presentation by a journalist, students write an opinion piece suitable for a blog, newspaper, or magazine.