Erik Vance discusses the healing power of placebos during Krista Tippett on her radio show.
Revista étnica shines a spotlight on Afro-Latino culture on the island.
In a pretrial hearing for the accused 9/11 plotters at Guantánamo Bay, the agent acknowledged previously unconfirmed collaboration with the interrogation program.
Threshold journeys to a permafrost tunnel in Fairbanks, Alaska.
In a hearing at Guantánamo Bay, an F.B.I. agent read out transcripts of jailhouse conversations between one defendant and another prisoner.
A series of Trump Administration immigration rule changes have effectively sealed the border to the vast majority of asylum seekers, leaving tens of thousands of migrants in limbo, and shifting responsibility for U.S. immigration policy to the Mexican government and dozens of Mexican shelters.
Set up nearly 18 years ago to house detainees in the war on terrorism, the prison on the remote naval base has grown into what appears to be the most expensive on earth.
For two years, the Bering Sea has been largely without winter ice, a development scientists modeling the warming impacts of greenhouse-gas pollution from fossil fuels once forecast would not occur until 2050.
Aaron Shamo made himself a millionaire by building a fentanyl trafficking empire with not much more than his computer and the help of a few friends.
Indira Lakshmanan is an Executive editor at the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting and a columnist for The Boston Globe. On September 13, 2019, she appeared on NPR's 1A Friday News Roundup.
The Box, a piece of transformational theater based on a journalist’s investigation into solitary confinement, was staged on Alcatraz in June 2019, providing a rare glimpse into the deep end of our prison system through the stories of those who have experienced it.
Nome residents remain skeptical of local police due to legacies of sexual harassment, police misconduct, and case mismanagement.
The Associated Press examines what happens to asylum-seekers when Europe and the United States close their doors, outsourcing migrants to other countries.
The Bering Sea's winter ice has helped to sustain a remarkable abundance of sea life. For the past two years, it's been gone, and scientists are scrambling to figure out what that means for the future.
Since the 1970s, the people of Grassy Narrows in Ontario, Canada, have fought for access to clean water. Years of government inaction have resulted in the birth of generations of activists. Still, they fight.
In 2018, hundreds of nuns descended on the U.S.-Mexico border to volunteer in migrant shelters. Many have stayed to continue their work, citing a “calling” unlike any they have felt before.
Life after deportation: The Seattle Times explores how families—including those with American citizens—have adapted in the Mexican state of Zacatecas.
Can we create a nutritious and affordable food system in a way that’s green and fair? PBS NewsHour Weekend’s "Future of Food" international series reports on work by people who think they have solutions.
A Baltimore Sun investigation into a rogue squad of police officers who used the authority of the badge to commit crimes—and how they got away with it for so long.
A new report shows that hundreds of veterans were placed in deportation proceedings. We explore an unintended consequence of a 1996 immigration law that made it possible to deport veterans.
In the aftermath of the worst anti-Semitic slaughter in United States history, the neighborhood of Squirrel Hill, Pittsburgh, relies on a century of deep urban community to cope with trauma.
“She’s Not a Boy” is the story of Tatenda Ngwaru, an asylum-seeking intersex woman who fled Zimbabwe with sixty dollars and the hope that she would finally find a place where she belonged.
The gradual implementation of agricultural nutrient reduction strategies across the Midwest is seen as potential solution to a loss of biodiversity in the Gulf of Mexico.
Veracruz is home to hundreds of thousands of Afro-Mexicans. In 2015, they were officially recognized in the National Census. What's happened since?
Author and journalist Christopher de Bellaigue reports on assisted dying and euthanasia practices in North America and Europe.
Students from Center City Public Charter School attend a three-day workshop inspired by the award-winning series ‘Pumped Dry'—learning about groundwater depletion, talking to the journalists behind the project and then tour USA Today's newsroom.
Journalist Perla Trevizo examines the conditions in Guatemala that lead families to migrate to the U.S.
Multimedia journalist Larry C. Price traveled around the world to report on air pollution: specifically, PM2.5. What is it, and how does it manifest across the globe?
Catchlight Fellow Andrea Bruce discusses American democracy with a community of disenfranchised ex-offenders in Memphis, Tennessee.
Eli Kintisch wrote and produced THAW, a documentary series that tells the story of a journey to the Arctic ocean in the dead of winter, revealing a radically changing ecosystem with global implications.
Andres Gonzalez investigates the epidemic of mass shootings in American schools, producing a body of work titled "American Origami."
Restaurateur Mike Chen legally hired expert noodle-pullers from Taiwan to create an authentic noodle house in Pittsburgh, until the Trump administration’s immigration policy changes put an end to it.
In the United States, one in every 28 children has a parent in jail or in prison. TIME for Kids executive editor Jaime Joyce reports on two programs that help families stay connected.
Threshold is a public radio show and podcast tackling one pressing environmental issue each season. The show aims to be a home for nuanced journalism about human relationships with the natural world.
After a new federal immigration policy led to hundreds of children being separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border, The Texas Tribune opened a temporary South Texas bureau to investigate.
Photographer Jonas Bendiksen traveled to Greenland to visualize its demographic challenges: As more women than men leave to study or live abroad, there are fewer than nine women for every 10 men.
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.
New grant opportunity supports independent data-driven journalism in Canada.
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.
After Illinois governor J.B. Pritzker issued him a pardon, Miguel Perez Jr. looks to return to his family in his hometown of Chicago after his deportation in 2018.
The Arnold Newman Prize For New Directions in Photographic Portraiture is awarded yearly to a photographer whose work breaks ground in photographic portraiture.
Despite being treated differently in many other aspects of the law, juveniles can still be treated the same as adults in the criminal justice system. Here's why.
A film by two Columbia Journalism School student fellows was selected to be screened in four film festivals across North America.
The Pulitzer Center is partnering with The New York Times Magazine's landmark "1619 Project" on curriculum and outreach.
“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.
Since 2009, the Pulitzer Center has supported international reporting fellowships for more than 170 students at our partner universities. Here's where they are now!
Through Bringing Stories Home, the Pulitzer Center supports local and regional newsrooms across the country, helping them to tell the types of long-form enterprise stories that too often go unreported.
This lesson plan guides students in exploring a special kids' section of The New York Times titled "Why You Should Know About the Year 1619."
Students explore how the Baltimore Sun conducted their deep investigation into the corrupt case of Sgt. Wayne Jenkins, a former police officer for the Baltimore Police Department.
Students learn about a Louisiana school accused of fabricating student records and abusing students. In tandem, they learn how journalists investigate a story, and the impact news can have on lives.
At the start of the school year, students might want to discuss global issues that arose over the summer. This lesson is intended to spark discussion on current events and ways to keep up with them.
Engage with the challenges and solutions that communities around the world are grappling with when trying to access vital food sources.
Reading guides, activities, and other resources to bring The 1619 Project into the classroom and beyond.
This resource includes quotes, key terms/names/historical events, and guiding questions for each of over 30 essays and creative works that compose The 1619 Project.
A partial listing of historical events and terms referenced in The 1619 Project essays to support teachers in curricular integration.
A lesson plan for close reading and guided discussion of Nikole Hannah-Jones' essay, which provides the intellectual framework and introduction for The 1619 Project.
Standards-aligned activities drawing from concepts in the essays, creative texts, photographs, and illustrations to engage students in creative and challenging ways.
This lesson introduces the question: Can we create a nutritious and affordable food system in a way that’s green and fair?
This activity aims to help students make connections with their counterparts around the world by exploring what young people in different countries do in their free time.