Milwaukee residents are determined to create a climate-resilient community.
Systems and Safety
Judge cites “highly relevant” level of violence “afflicting the City of Baltimore.”
Peter Slevin, who teaches at Campus Consortium partner Medill School of Journalism, writes for The New Yorker about the "perilous next phase" of Chicago's recovery from the coronavirus.
German states may now be making decisions that will come back to haunt the country.
ACLU tries to halt what it calls “Orwellian nightmare come to life.”
Critics and supporters address role and efficacy of independent nonprofit created to address abuse in U.S. Olympic sports.
As coronavirus causes travel restrictions, Medill School of Journalism student Rayna Song speaks to international students about their choice to travel home.
More than one in two women in Guyana said they had experienced some form of intimate-partner violence. Daja Henry looks at past and present—tracing the colonial roots of gender-based violence.
Many Syrians thought that the U.S. cared about them. Now they know better.
Exploring the prison industry in Wyoming and Idaho.
The coronavirus pandemic will delay the collection of data from the 2020 U.S. census.
As they seek a path forward, governments around the world must triangulate the health of their citizens, the freedoms of their population, and economic constraints.
As an increasingly severe water crisis grips Mexico City, what will the future look like in a world that is rapidly running out of usable water?
This story examines how the criminal justice system is not equipped to protect women who protect themselves. It is told through the lens of one case—the Alabama murder trial of Brittany Smith.
Can an attorney handle more than 100 criminal cases at a time? That's the reality for a public defender like Jeff Esparza, who represents defendants unable to afford their own lawyers in Kansas City.
The aim of this project is to make a portrait of how life looks like in Amazonian traditional communities surrounded by soy fields.
Forty thousand people live in substandard conditions in downtown Buenos Aires' Villa 31. With property deeds and infrastructure upgrades, can authorities finally resolve the eyesore on their front doorstep?
Reporter Allison Herrera explores a law in Oklahoma called "Failure to Protect," meant to decrease the number of abused children. Sometimes, it's the woman and not the abuser who does more time.
In Port au Prince, Pastor Julio Volcy believes that to build a better Haiti, he must first build stronger Christians, preparing them to withstand poverty and oppression by living lives of integrity.
In summer 2018, Japan experienced the realities of a climate-changed earth. The worst heatwave in the country's history killed over a thousand people and shattered records across the nation.
Despite difficult living conditions, 4.5 million women in India pursue rolling beedis (hand-rolled cigarettes) to earn their livelihood. The identities of 89 percent of beedi workers fade along with their fingerprints.
On Jan. 12, 2010, Haiti suffered its most devastating disaster. More than 300,000 souls were lost, 1.5 million people were injured and an equal number made homeless. What has happened since?
Tigers and elephants are beloved in the West, but these creatures pose a threat to the livelihoods and lives of people who must live with them.
For years, the U.S. healthcare system has failed to identify sex-trafficked victims in clinics and hospitals across the country, but a new coalition of doctors and activists seeks to change this.
The placebo effect influences all types of healing, from acupuncture to laying of hands to the doctor's office. Science producer for PBS NewsHour Nsikan Akpan journeyed from Mexico to Maryland to learn how it works.
Pulitzer Center grantees John Yang and Frank Carlson investigate the imprisonment of mentally ill Americans, efforts to seek alternative treatments, and the struggle to provide the poor with public defenders.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reporter Mark Johnson and photojournalist Mark Hoffman traveled to Brazil, Kenya, and Uganda to report on the threat of zoonotic diseases long associated with poverty.
What does it take for a developing country like Nigeria to roll out a new healthcare protocol for newborns on a national scale? T.R. Goldman discusses the challenges this country faces.
Jahd Khalil discusses his reporting on Egypt's infrastructure problem and what that means for Egypt's cities and the environment.
Rebecca Hersher travels to Haiti to investigate what went wrong with a plan to build a system of internationally funded sewage treatment plants across the country.
Photojournalist Neil Brandvold investigates the paralytic disease Konzo that has inflicted polio-life symptoms on thousands of the most impoverished people in Democratic Republic of Congo.
Tens of thousands of people fleeing bombs and beheadings are trapped in squalid refugee camps and ad hoc settlements across Greece. Will the country's tattered health system be able to prevent an epidemic?
Meet Beatrice Obwocha, a Kenyan journalist reporting on road safety.
Tina Rosenberg discusses how a measured dose of wine can become the first step towards stability for alcoholics at a shelter for the homeless in Ottawa, Canada.
Journalists Ankita Rao and Atish Patel traveled to Kerala to learn more about India's extensive palliative care network.
Grantee Rob Tinworth explains how big data can be used in journalism.
As Mental Health Awareness month draws to a close, we highlight stories by Pulitzer Center student fellows touching on mental health issues around the world.
Pulitzer Center grantees Jeffrey E. Stern, Shiho Fukada, and Nariman El-Mofty each received awards at the 80th Annual OPC Awards.
Cohen and Price were announced as winners of the 2019 NIHCM awards in the Trade Journalism and Digital Media categories respectively.
Student fellow alum Pat Nabong from the Medill School of Journalism was named a Gwen Ifill Fellow by the International Women's Media Foundation (IWMF), while Neeta Satam, student fellow alum from the Missouri School of Journalism was awarded an IWMF Reproductive Health, Rights, and Justice in the Americas grant.
A look at the Pulitzer Center's first quarter of 2019—awards, legislative action, and more!
April 7 is World Health Day, focusing this year on universal health coverage. If you want to help students understand the health crises facing their communities and the world as a whole, we have resources for you.
Pulitzer Center grantees Jacqueline Charles and Jose Iglesias were recognized for their reporting on cancer in Haiti.
Pulitzer Center grantee Stern was nominated in the International category, and student fellows Nabong and Yates were nominated in the Student Journalism category.
Grantees Nariman El-Mofty, Shiho Fukada, and Jeffrey E. Stern received OPC awards for their reporting projects, while Amy Martin, Maggie Michael, Maad al-Zikry, and Nariman El-Mofty received citations.
In celebration of Women's History Month, we've compiled our top 5 lesson plans of the year that feature reporting on women's rights and the ways women are fighting for them.
Cohen and Price were nominated for the 25th Annual Health Care Research and Journalism Awards.
Larry C. Price and Ben Taub were recognized for Environmental Reporting and Magazine Reporting, respectively.
Students investigate educational resources about the safety of pedestrians in developing countries and design mock letters to politicians in charge of roads in a developing country.
In the following lesson, students will analyze several resources about the dangers of motorcycles, and by the end, they will write a summary about the dangers of motorcycles.
This lesson plan asks students to evaluate the advantages and disadvantages of using print and video to inform an audience about organ and tissue donations.
In this global affairs lesson plan, students will explore the article Humanitarian Raid and debate the role that large corporations should play in helping to end poverty.
The following humanitarian aid lesson plan asks students to consider the role that the World Bank should be playing in international aid and analyze the author’s purpose for writing the piece.
In this lesson, we'll take a look at a short film trailer and a photograph by Carlos Javier Ortiz around the issue of gun violence in Chicago, exploring its often-untold consequences.
In this lesson, using Pulitzer Center journalism resources, we'll examine air pollution around the world.
In this lesson we will look at three reporting projects: violence in Honduras; violence in Guatemala; and the abduction of students in Iguala, Guerrero, Mexico.
Students will evaluate President Obama’s Food Plan and discuss/debate whether the initiative will be effective or not.