One out of 50 people are thought to have body dysmorphic disorder (BDD), a mental health condition that causes preoccupation with perceived physical flaws. Medill Journalism School graduate Gwen Aviles reports on how the pandemic has worsened symptoms.
Stories and field notes produced by Pulitzer Center Reporting Fellows from our Campus Consortium partner universities
"Guanajuato Norte," a short film by 2018 Columbia Reporting Fellows Ingrid Holmquist and Sana Malik, tells the story of Winny Contreras, a migrant farmworker on a Connecticut farm who visits his family in Mexico once a year.
"I want to do something. I want to walk forward, and that is my responsibility.” Does art have healing power? Is the revitalization of Cambodian classical dance a form of resistance?
"They treated us like an animal," a member of the Islamic missionary movement Tablighi Jamaat tells Pulitzer Center Justice Fellow Apoorva Mittal. Indian Muslims have faced a new wave of discrimination amidst the pandemic.
Documentary filmmaking always requires a degree of flexibility. A pandemic makes that a necessity.
As COVID-19 cases rise in Ohio, migrant farmworkers live closely in cramped quarters. They remain one of the most vulnerable sectors of the population.
Time to rethink the U.S. prison system? UChicago 2020 Justice Fellow Meera Santhanam writes about the fundamental connections between racism and incarceration revealed by the coronavirus pandemic.
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.
Witnessing a Buddhist funeral ritual in Bhutan leads to reflection: Does the pandemic force us to change how we cope with death and loss?
In 2018 in Japan, more than 1,000 people died during an unprecedented heat wave. In 2019, scientists proved it would have been impossible without global warming.
Despite no reported cases of COVID-19, Himalayan highlanders remain concerned. Pulitzer Center Washington University Fellow Kunsang Choden reports remotely on her homeland.
Former Pulitzer Center intern and Northwestern University in Qatar senior Manan Bhavnani reflects on a family history of migration, identity, and being stranded away from home.