Tyra Johnson doesn't allow her kids to play outside, so they've been stuck indoors during the pandemic. Her apartment sits in Preservation Square, in 63106, the ZIP code where people live an average of 18 years fewer than those living eight miles away in Clayton.
Coronavirus patients in remote areas of Brazil are waiting to take risky flights to get intensive care. When planes arrive to these regions, doctors and nurses on board must provide care in the air.
Scientists are learning more about “superspreading events,” gatherings where COVID-19 clusters are likely to occur.
In this interactive explainer, Luisa Salomón explores central concepts in the study of epidemics and explains how past epidemics like smallpox have ended.
Remnants of colonialism have left many Peruvians distrustful of local and foreign authorities—no matter the intent. In order to fight climate change in a neo-colonial setting, communication is key.
Victoria Isaacson, a 22-year-old wheelchair fencer, faces her degenerative health, mounting debt, and the coronavirus pandemic on her journey to Tokyo 2020 Paralympics in a documentary produced by Pulitzer Center Columbia Journalism School Reporting Fellows Brian Ryu and Brett Forrest.
Medill School of Journalism graduate Hannah Wiley reports on how decades of insufficient funding and closures have limited California public health labs' ability to conduct "targeted testing."
Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, people living with HIV in Peru not only face risk of infection but also hunger and barriers to treatment. Transgender people and migrants have been hit the hardest.
Robert Lee and Tristan Ahtone reveal how they investigated the university land-grant system.
Roatan, in the Bay Islands of Honduras, has been transformed over the last two decades by a sharp increase in cruise ship tourism. While tourists have provided a vital source of employment and income opportunities for islanders, many residents worry about Roatan’s ecosystem and its future overall.
A worsening climate is destroying how people farm, fish, and forage across Asia. No longer able to scratch a living from the land, the continent’s poorest are increasingly seeking work abroad — and finding themselves ever more vulnerable to the dangers that follow.
During the coronavirus pandemic, individuals like Margaret Lee, board secretary at Covenant House Academy, struggle to find and support students experiencing homelessness. The virus has exacerbated the previously existing security challenges of vulnerable students.
Grantees Nariman El-Mofty, Shiho Fukada, and Jeffrey E. Stern received OPC awards for their reporting projects, while Amy Martin, Maggie Michael, Maad al-Zikry, and Nariman El-Mofty received citations.
The panel explored the fundamental question: "what do we do now about climate change?" and how the religious and moral dimensions of the issue might play a positive role.
University of Chicago student fellow Kiran Misra will attend the 2019 Asian American Journalists Association with ProPublica's Diversity Scholarship.
New York Times assistant managing editor Sam Dolnick is a journalism leader on new technology and innovation.
Panelists explore living, dying, grief— and why talking about death is good for our health.
Conversation focuses on data journalism initiatives produced in partnership with African journalists–projects such as the Pulitzer Center-supported "Kruger's Contested Borderlands."
Thousands of Americans face losing their lands. Environmentalists worry about the impact on nature. How might we learn from past land grabs?
Pulitzer Center grantees Nahal Toosi, Patrick Brown and Ben Taub have been nominated for the 2019 National Magazine Award for Print and Digital Media in Reporting.
Student Fellow Kent Wagner's film is being nominated for the Television Academy Foundation's 39th College Television Award for Non-Fiction/Reality.
The Pulitzer Center hosted a screening of A Table for All, a film produced by Pulitzer Center-Columbia Graduate Journalism School fellows Liz Scherffius and Thea Pilzecker documenting the work of Emma's Torch, a Brooklyn-based restaurant providing employment to refugees.
Experience aerial photography of our rapidly changing planet and a discussion on religion and climate change.
The makers of award-winning documentary 'We Became Fragments' talked with middle schoolers in Washington, D.C about exploring the world through film.