As museums across Illinois scramble to stay afloat, the National Public Housing Museum has leveraged its nimbleness to directly aid those whose stories it wishes to preserve, reinforcing its vision for what museums should look like in a post-pandemic world.
Community museums reach families in Chicago and beyond.
What local institutions and archivists are doing to immortalize a disorienting time in Chicago.
The country’s first and only African American children’s museum may not have planned for the pandemic, but it was ready.
2020 Justice Reporting Fellow Apoorva Mittal interviews polio survivors to examine how American responses to the epidemic from the 1940s and 1950s inform perspectives on the current one.
A worker at the Consomed factory tells us about her feelings when she left her family to join the battle against COVID-19.
Despite Pride month’s coinciding with the pandemic this year, Sharron Cooks still had plenty to celebrate.
Currently, museums and communities alike are grappling with the dual pandemics impacting African Americans: COVID-19 and social uprisings after the killing of George Floyd.
Science and nature exhibits are rife with buttons to press, touchscreens to swipe, and levers to pull—all the high-touch activities we’re meant to be avoiding.
The coronavirus pandemic has thrust virologist Shi Zhengli into a fierce spotlight. Many have speculated that the pathogen that causes COVID-19, accidentally escaped from her lab. Some have even suggested it could have been engineered there. Claims “that SARS-CoV-2 was leaked from our institute totally contradicts the facts,” Shi said. “It jeopardizes and affects our academic work and personal life.”
Many health experts say it's clear who should get the first shots: health care workers around the world, then people at a higher risk of severe disease, then those in areas where the disease is spreading rapidly, and finally, the rest of us.
As Southern Illinois University prepares to welcome thousands of students to campus in August amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the University Museum has had to put exhibitions and in-person programming on hold as they pivot their plans for the fall semester.
Student Fellows Ingrid Holmquist and Sana Malik are finalists for the 2019 BAFTA Student Awards for their film that tells the personal story of a migrant worker from Mexico with broader resonance.
Tatenda Ngwaru discusses the ongoing struggles of intersex people in interview with Shondaland.
Wall Street Journal names Pulitzer Center Howard University student fellow and student fellow alum 2019 Summer Interns.
One of newest reporting fellows faced a tumultuous path in coming to Davidson College as a refugee from Damascus.
Pulitzer Center grantees Maggie Michael, Nariman Ayman El-Mofty, and Maad al-Zikry were awarded the 2019 Michael Kelly Award for their Associated Press reporting on the cycles of epidemic, starvation and corruption faced by millions of civilians in Yemen's war.
Grantee Frederick Bernas helped the subject of his Pulitzer Center-funded documentary raise money to build a dance school in a Brazilian favela.
Marcia Biggs' Pulitzer Center-supported story on starvation as a weapon of war in Yemen was selected as the winner of the 2019 Deadline Club Awards' National Television Feature category.
Congratulations to this year's 43 Pulitzer Center student fellows! They are traveling to 29 countries to report on the environment, global health, immigration, political power systems, and identity issues.
Associated Press team, supported by the Pulitzer Center, sought to document the struggles faced by ordinary people in Yemen and show the human costs of the civil war.
Fellowship awards go to three students from the Pulitzer Center's Campus Consortium network in conjunction with the Pulitzer Center's June 2019 'Beyond Religion' conference. Fellows will report from Lebanon, India, and Texas.
Luisa Conlon, Lacy Jane Roberts, and Hanna Miller were selected as finalists in the Excellence in International Reporting category.
The New York Times' John Lanchester writes review of Pulitzer Center grantee Nathaniel Rich's Losing Earth.