Last week, the Rockford Art Museum opened its doors for the first time since the state mandated closing in March. A Facebook online fundraiser helped raise enough money to ensure anyone who wants to visit the museum this year can do so free of charge.
University of San Diego students Nasema Zeerak, Shushana Tevanyan, and Jennifer Wilczynski write on how a new ICE mandate is leaving international students with a stark choice: take in-person classes this fall or leave the country.
“Holding Fire,” a documentary by 2019 Columbia Graduate School of Journalism Reporting Fellows Hana Elias and Eleonore Voisard, has been selected for film festivals in D.C., New York, and Michigan.
The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted film festivals and similar events across the globe. Fortunately, some events will still hold in-person festivals and online film viewings for movie goers.
This is the second chapter in the story of Kim Daniel, who is coping with the pandemic in a neighborhood plagued by chronic illness and much shorter life spans than those in predominantly white neighborhoods in St. Louis.
Mission District resident Kimberly's pandemic experience in San Francisco is told through a series of illustrations.
After two-and-a-half months of quarantine, Venezuelan authorities approved a plan to ease restrictions and resume activities in eight economic sectors, starting June 1st. However, Venezuela does not meet the public health criteria set by the World Health Organization to ease lockdown restrictions safely.
Northwestern University Medill School of Journalism student Kira Leadholm reports on how COVID-19 has left Ghanians—particularly those in rural areas—more susceptible to child trafficking as the government diverts its resources to fighting the pandemic.
COVID-19 has highlighted the deep structural weaknesses of the Syrian economy and destroyed what was left from its capacity to resist to new pressures.
The Burpee Museum of Natural History in Rockford, Illinois, was forced to lay off 84 percent of its staff during the pandemic. The museum is now set to reopen this Friday, with a restricted schedule.
Filmmaker Tom Laffay, whose short film “Siona: Amazon’s Defender’s Under Threat” recently premiered on The New Yorker, gives a behind-the-scenes look at his long-term film project with the Siona people of Putumayo.
As San Francisco shut down in mid-March, dozens of community leaders realized undcoumented workers could be hit hard; their immigration status bars them from receiving federal aid like unemployment checks. Thus came the idea for UndocuFund SF, a nonprofit that provides economic relief for undocumented workers who live or work in the city.
The podcast's second season reported on climate change in the Arctic region.
The Pulitzer Center and the University of Chicago welcome award-winning journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones for a conversation on The 1619 Project.
Nariman el-Mofty's Pulitzer Prize-winning photos from Yemen's Dirty War were displayed at Photoville NYC 2019.
Pulitzer Center communications and inclusion manager, Jin Ding, participated in panel discussion alongside Pulitzer Center grantees about how to secure journalism funding.
Columbia University students will screen their short film about an asylum-seeking intersex woman who fled Zimbabwe with $60 at NewFest in New York City on October 26, 2019.
In its tenth year partnering with the Pulitzer Center, Free Spirit Media empowers students to tell stories of their community through film.
The new Connected Coastlines initiative is praised for its collaborative approach to environmental reporting.
Pulitzer Center grantee, Larry C. Price, was awarded an Al Neuharth Innovation in Investigative Journalism Award at the 2019 Online News Association Conference & Awards Ceremony in New Orleans.
Columbia University students receive awards at the Idlewild International Film Festival and Vancouver Queer Film Festival for a film about an asylum-seeking intersex woman who fled Zimbabwe with $60.
Paula Bronstein documents how war in Ukraine impacts the nation's most vulnerable population, the elderly. These silent victims of war age into unlivable conditions exacerbated by poverty and violence.
A film by two Columbia Journalism School student fellows was selected to be screened in four film festivals across North America.
“What if I told you that the year 1619 is as important to the American story as the year 1776? What if I told you that America is a country born both of an idea and a lie?” author Nikole Hannah-Jones asked during the live-streamed announcement of 'The 1619 Project,' for which the Pulitzer Center serves as the education partner, at the TimesCenter on Tuesday, August 13.