“We should take a cold, hard look at all of the data and ask ourselves, ‘What appears to work best?’” says Nancy Haigwood, who directs the Oregon National Primate Research Center and is a key advocate for the comparative monkey study.
“Despite a lot of the political noise, the science is going well,” said Francis Collins, director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
According to the Nashville nonprofit Our Kids, the pandemic is making it easier for abusers to harm children as offenders spend more time with victims because of social distancing, working from home, or unemployment.
Why was the United States left scrambling for critical medical equipment as the coronavirus swept the country?
The recusal of Col. Stephen Keane from hearing the case at Guantánamo Bay adds another roadblock to restarting pretrial hearings in the long-running case.
In an hourlong, socially distanced interview with Science, Dr. Anthony Fauci discussed everything from his relationship with President Donald Trump to COVID-19 vaccines being tested.
The latest news stories from Science Magazine about the COVID-19 crisis. Reported with support from the Pulitzer Center.
The White House announced on 2 October that President Trump received an experimental antibody treatment after testing positive for COVID-19.
"These are hard times; hope can easily go sour. We can’t give them that," writes 2020 LaGuardia Community College Fellow René Sing-Brooks in his poem set in pandemic-stricken New York City.
Charleston-area floodwaters are a festering soup of disease-carrying microbes. Tests results of water samples showed sky-high levels of E. coli bacteria — in some places more than 60 times higher than state limits.
Reaction to the launch of a new human rights group shows how Saudi Arabia’s network of funding and influence will protect its interests.
Here in the little towns that speckle the Appalachian foothills of southeast Ohio, events that have defined 2020 nationwide are mostly just images on TV from a distant America.
A historic performance of The Box , a piece of transformational theater based on a journalist’s investigation onto solitary confinement, was staged on Alcatraz in June 2019.
Native American women become targets of the oil industry in the United States.
Carol Rosenberg tells both big-sweep and incremental stories about the court and captives at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
As plans emerge for a another caravan of migrants to leave Honduras, PBS NewsHour goes to the origin to explore the crisis forcing so many to flee.
In each of Texas' 254 counties, a host of local agencies can use civil asset forfeiture to help cover their expenses. But the system's lack of transparency and accountability makes it ripe for abuse.
After Hurricane Maria, the disabled community in Puerto Rico faces steep challenges.
From the bridge over the Rio Grande in Laredo to Dilley, a small town eighty-five miles north, one can follow the less visible aftershocks of a closing border.
A data-driven look at the impact of civil asset forfeiture reform laws throughout the Midwest.
In the name of renewable energy, the British government is subsidizing the clear-cutting of the American Southeast.
Kentucky has some of the weakest laws in the country when it comes to protecting property from seizure. The Kentucky Center for Investigative Reporting examines why law enforcement is seizing so much property—and who's suffering.
American Origami is a work of images and text that looks at the aftermath of mass shootings in American schools.
How one Taiwanese restaurant in Pittsburgh feeds the local community.
How do you sustain coverage of a pandemic that has decimated news advertising and other funding sources? A panel discussion featuring MacArthur Foundation President John Palfrey.
Executive Director Jon Sawyer discusses Pulitzer Center innovations undertaken as a result of COVID-19 at a CommPro webinar.
The Pulitzer Center-supported podcast about the battle for the future of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge received a nomination for a 2020 Peabody Award.
Nestor Ramos, a Pulitzer Center Connected Coastlines partner, was named a finalist for the 2020 Pulitzer Prize in feature writing for his Boston Globe story, “At the Edge of a Warming World.” Ramos’ piece explored how climate change is transforming Cape Cod.
Nature senior reporter delves into range of issues from coronavirus testing capabilities by locale to the role antibody tests will play in ending stay-at-home orders.
Pulitzer Center partner honored for groundbreaking exploration of the legacy of enslaved people on American democracy.
The Best of the West Contest recognizes journalistic excellence in coverage of the Western United States. Two Pulitzer-supported projects won honors in the 2020 contest.
We are delighted to announce that freelance journalist Victoria Mckenzie has been selected as the winner of the Pulitzer Center’s first annual Breakthrough Journalism Award.
Winners have been announced in the Kentucky Associated Press Broadcasters competition to honor the best in Kentucky professional and college broadcast journalism in 2019. Grantee Jacob Ryan won first place for investigative reporting.
Jon Sawyer, executive director of the Pulitzer Center, sends a message regarding COVID-19.
A Pulitzer Center staff member led a webinar discussing our education team's programs.
First session in Science and Health Series considers challenges and shortcomings of journalists covering health crises while offering ideas on improving coverage especially in context of COVID-19.
Use Tomas van Houtryve's photographs to help students understand the role that context plays in grasping the meaning behind photographs.
This unit asks middle school students to explore the varying roles beliefs play in people's lives through the lenses of world religions, science, and social relationships.
Students learn about asylum seekers and the boundaries between refugees and migrants. They explore how current refugee and migration policies impact women and children.
This lesson provides resources for teachers in Winston-Salem, NC as they create lesson plans connected to the "Dispatches" exhibition at the Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA).
Students examine details from photojournalist Tomas van Houtryve's drone photography project "Blue Sky Days" to analyze the author's purpose for the project and design their own visual arts projects.
Links to curricular resources for Daniella Zalcman’s Signs of Your Identity project.
Students discuss culture, identity and the impact of government-mandated residential schools for indigenous children in the U.S. and Canada using photography and reporting by Daniella Zalcman.
Students develop solutions for challenges in HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment. Students will conduct in-depth research on their issues, create proposals, and present them.
Students explore photographs of Canadian residential schools, composite portraits, and interview excerpts of residential school survivors from Daniella Zalcman's "Signs of Your Identity."
Students explore how climate change is affecting the work of archaeologists in the arctic using Eli Kintisch's project "Thawing Arctic Soils: A Tenuous Present and Dangerous Future.”
This lesson asks students to compare the water crisis facing Flint, Michigan to a water crisis in China. Students use digital resources and practice cooperative learning and writing skills.
This is a painting lesson that combines Pablo Picasso's famous 1937 Guernica with current day issues presented from The Pulitzer Center.