2015 Boston University Reporting Fellow alum Claire Elizabeth Felter reports on how COVID-19 has uprooted religious funeral rituals and forced loved ones to grieve alone amidst the pandemic's restrictions.
Stories and field notes produced by Pulitzer Center Reporting Fellows from our Campus Consortium partner universities
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.
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.
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Reporting Fellow alum Divya Mishra reports on how the pandemic has left thousands of unaccompanied minors in Greece without adequate shelter or food.
Former Pulitzer Center intern Meghana Mysore from Yale University writes about the challenges of graduating remotely and how her own family has come to reexamine and talk about past milestones in life.
In the fall of 2018, Bill Kirner feared he could take his own life if he didn't make a drastic change. A year and a half later, he shares how far he has come since seeking out treatment.
Columbia Journalism School Reporting Fellow Brett Forrest looks at how New York City's Catholic churches have struggled with declining donations during the COVID-19 shutdown.
Before it was outlawed, the Brazilian government federally isolated leprosy patients in remote colonies. Decades later, the children of these patients are calling for federal reparations.
Sissel McCarthy, director of the journalism program at Campus Consortium member Hunter College, reports on the dangers of online misinformation during the coronavirus pandemic.
Westchester Community College Reporting Fellow alum Amanda Michelle Gordon reports on the challenges students with disabilities and their parents face as they adjust to remote learning.