After decades of trampled hopes under President Hosni Mubarak, Egyptians are now working to figure out not only what they stand against, but what they stand for.
The Sea of Cortez is—or was—a vast and lush underwater paradise. Industrial fishing operations are now decimating the sea's bounty. Tuna, red snapper, and shark are all but gone.
Global hunger affects nearly one billion people. Emergency food is not enough. This project examines some fundamental yet often overlooked interventions, most of which do not involve food at all.
As a global debate rages over nuclear power's future as a safe and clean energy source, Russia is aggressively pursuing nuclear expansion at home and abroad.
In South Africa, women are not equal. The fight to end apartheid has been waged and won, but the fight for gender equality continues.
While the fast food industry in the United Arab Emirate's flourishes, a dramatic increase in obesity, cardiovascular disease and diabetes threatens the nation’s health.
In Thailand, one of the world's most rapidly developing countries, sustainability often takes the backseat to economic growth. But rising levels of pollution and depletion could be disastrous.
Teachers at a middle school in Adama, a town in central Ethiopia, struggle to provide quality education.
Rising temperatures on the Tibetan Plateau in western China are causing melting glaciers and environmental degradation, threatening the vulnerable communities that inhabit the roof of the world.
Urban public health is one of the most pressing yet neglected issues facing the developing world.
Two transitioning economies, similar development challenges, vastly different population size and stage of growth. Can they learn from each other about providing better healthcare to their people?
From afar Turkey is a model for others. But within the country, Turks wrangle over their legacy and future, over freedom of the press and a worsening border crisis testing their resolve and humanity.
A talk with Pulitzer Center grantee Eve Fairbanks, who reported on "The Real Legacy of José Mujica."
Nick Miroff and Gabe Silverman of The Washington Post travel to Colombia to investigate the palm oil industry's rise through a decades-long civil war.
Journalist Shi Lihong discusses the relationship between Tibetan Buddhism and environmental protection.
Joshua Hammer discuses his experience in Mali while working on his project, "Taking Timbuktu: Music, Manuscripts and Madness at the Edge of the Sahara."
Caryle Murphy reports on a growing debate on religion and its place in society in Saudi Arabia.
Pulitzer grantee Misha Friedman travels to Russia to report on how LGBT communities have been affected by the amendment to Russia's Child Protection law, which effectively criminalized homosexuality.
Michael Edison Hayden and Sami Siva reporting from Villupuram and Tuticorin, Tamil Nadu, India.
Between anti-government protests and investigations into high-level corruption, it has been a tumultuous year in Turkey.
Michael Edison Hayden and Sami Siva report from West Bengal, Gujarat and Andhra Pradesh on India’s health care crisis.
Photojournalist Sean Gallagher talks about his experiences documenting health and environmental issues related to pollution.
What happens to an aid-dependent country when the tap suddenly runs dry? See for yourself, as Aaron Ross and Rijasolo hit the road in Madagascar.
After years of isolation, Burma is experiencing a political thaw that has taken even jaded observers by surprise. But the "New Burma" is not for everyone. Jason Motlagh shares more.
Students will summarize text about undocumented mothers and the ankle monitors. Students will then create an argument using details from the text.
Students learn about the politics and policies of nuclear security by exploring the U.S.-North Korea and U.S.-China relationships.
Students will analyze how selection and order of information are used to tell stories of gun violence. They will curate photo essays and produce policy recommendations to reduce local violence.
Students will learn about tannery and e-waste pollution in India and the connection with American consumer goods. They will design a presentation based on what they learn.
Students analyze the use of images to visualize the human impact of the socioeconomic changes in Venezuela in order to select an image that encapsulates the economic struggles facing Venezuelans.
Students explore two recent reporting projects on North Korea, comparing and contrasting the journalists' purpose, content, and style.
In this lesson, students will analyze an article about terrorism in the Maldives while practicing their writing and presentation skills.
In this lesson, students use the Pulitzer Center website to research a specific country before giving an oral presentation.
This lesson introduces students to the individual experiences of child soldiers as well as larger issues like the impact of war on children through reporting on Boko Haram.
This plan includes lessons connected to the work of journalists that presented at the University of Chicago Summer Teacher Institute in June 2017.
Students learn about the emerging cohort of women lawyers in Saudi Arabia and explore the history, culture, and politics of Saudi Arabia to understand the situation for women lawyers and law...
Use reporting on Zambia’s lead mines by Damian Carrington and Larry C. Price to explore the causes, effects and responses to toxic lead poisoning.