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TEDX: Chronic Pain, Shedding the Second Dark Age

When medicine emerged into the light of the Enlightenment, it allowed for the modern world as we know it. But for millions of Americans suffering from chronic pain, it has not been enough.

Haiti: Gender-Based Violence After the Earthquake

Months after the earthquake in Haiti, the population is still vulnerable. One UN worker reflects on her experiences addressing gender-based violence in Haiti and shares her hopes for future reconstruction efforts.

Jon Sawyer addresses Bonner Summer Leadership Institute

On June 2, 2010, Pulitzer Center Executive Director Jon Sawyer gave the following remarks at the opening reception for college presidents and provosts at the Bonner Foundation's Summer Leadership Institute and 20th Anniversary Celebration, being held at Berea College in Berea, Kentucky.

It's such an honor to be here. When I look around the room, and the list of colleges that are part of the Bonner Foundation family, so many associations come to mind:

Pulitzer Center Reporting Part of Theater Production on Water

A recent theatrical production brought a Pulitzer Center-sponsored article from the pages of the Seattle Post-Intelligencer to the stage in New York City as a part of Jane Catherine Shaw's Thirst: Memory of Water. Drawing on sources ranging from Leonardo's Treatise on Water to first person accounts, the show brought together disparate voices to address the practical and spiritual aspects of one of life's essentials—water.

News Platform Seeks to Add “Value Above the Social Layer”

Allan Hoving, Special to the Pulitzer Center

Allan is the creator of The Frequency. Views expressed in this guest post are not those of the Pulitzer Center.

This month, Pulitzer Center content is featured on The Frequency. Launched at the end of March, the site was created as my current Master's Project in interactive communications at Quinnipiac University. But I have been working on making it a reality for more than a dozen years.