Faced with a demographic crisis, Japan's Self Defense Forces are turning to women to fill their ranks.
In an appearance on CNN's "Reliable Sources," Indira Lakshmanan says the media is actually doing a pretty good job of sharing the "human stories" of the shutdown.
How do Muslim-majority countries incorporate Islam into their foreign policies? Pulitzer Center Executive Editor Indira Lakshmanan moderates a discussion at the Brookings Institution to discuss this issue.
Growing up in the Philippines, Willy Leyba dreamed of one day having her own beauty salon. She never imagined she would open one in Paris.
In another setback to resumption of the USS Cole tribunal at Guantánamo, the Air Force colonel who was supposed to preside in the case has found employment in an immigration court.
Native American education has been on a steady decline for the past decade—now some are working to bridge the gap between education and preservation of a culture neglected by its neighbors.
It takes more than a village to reverse deforestation. For Sierra Leoneans, it's a matter of changing the mindset of the people—hopefully before more tragedy strikes.
Jeffery Stern sits down with Democracy Now to discuss his Pulitzer Center supported story in New York Times Magazine: how bombs built by Raytheon in Tucson, Arizona, made its way into the Saudi arsenal and then were dropped on Yemeni villages.
View the trailer of 'Mazahua Frente', a documentary that follows a rural indigenous community’s fight for water. A longer version of the film, produced by Missouri School of Journalism student Meg Vatterott, will screen at upcoming film festivals.
While waitlisted for children's shelters in Greece, unaccompanied refugee minors seek support from long settled immigrant communities.
A man from Guanajuato, Mexico who crossed the border to work on a farm in Connecticut contends with being away from his family for years to help support their dreams and build a new life for them.
Thousands of people have been imprisoned by Yemen's Houthi militia during the four years of Yemen’s grinding civil war. Many of them, an Associated Press investigation has found, have suffered extreme torture.
TIME reporter Molly Ball looks into Cambodia's press crackdown and the future of democracy.
As fighting uproots more than a million people, Jack Losh travels to the Central African Republic to report on the country's civil war and humanitarian crisis.
Oxpeckers Investigative Environmental Journalism's Estacio Valoi discusses Kruger's contested borderlands and how he overcame the challenges of reporting in a remote zone by using new media tools.
While discussing his fieldwork in Pyongyang, North Korea, Laya Maheshwari speaks about the state's use of culture for propaganda.
Bangladesh is ground zero for learning how to adapt to climate change. Efforts on the coast to protect farmland and millions of people from flooding show just how hard it will be.
The U.S. military recently invited a delegation of local leaders in Niger to tour a secretive drone base.
Journalist Sean Lyngaas discusses the challenges of reporting on a sensitive and complex subject such as nuclear cybersecurity. He also highlights techniques for bringing the subject to life.
Daniel Brook reports on the building of instant, modern cities in the developing world and examines the effects of major infrastructure projects on citizens living in Mexico, China, and India.
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.
Author and reporter Joshua Hammer travels back to Zimbabwe to cover dictator Robert Mugabe's last days.
For The New York Times Magazine, Ben Mauk spent five weeks on floating villages in rural Cambodia to report on the world’s least-known stateless population.
U.S. President Barack Obama made rapprochement with Myanmar a foreign policy priority. Did his administration turn a blind eye to the suffering of the Rohingya as a result?
Sixth grade students at Washington International School spent a day with Paul Salopek, exploring the first year of his Out of Eden walking route.
Pulitzer Center photographers discuss their reporting projects on commodities from around the world at George Washington University.
University of Chicago trustee Jack Fuller has a conversation with two-time Pulitzer Prize winner and National Geographic Fellow Paul Salopek.
Panel discussion at the Woodrow Wilson Center with Kenneth Weiss of the LA Times, Pulitzer Center's Tom Hundley and Ohio University's Geoffrey Dabelko on the impacts of population growth.
Many children in Haiti still live in tents or suffer from HIV/AIDS. Their parents may have died from cholera. But many believe "Fok sa change"—"It has to change."
Pulitzer Center grantee Reese Erlich discusses his reporting on the Arab Spring for launch of Campus Consortium partnership with South Dakota State University.
"There are ways to hold government accountable and do it at a very local level," said Samuel Loewenberg at the University of Chicago's educators conference.
The Pulitzer Center and Chicago-based Free Spirit Media present summer workshop documentaries.
Award-winning documentary film highlights the impact of cholera in Haiti—and calls for holding the United Nations responsible.
The Pulitzer Center congratulates Free Spirit Media student filmmakers on their award for "Peace Building in Chicago".
Former President Jimmy Carter highlights Helen Branswell's Polio reporting when speaking to a group of health journalists in Atlanta.
Competition organizers challenge entrepreneurs to create technology that solves communication, privacy, and infrastructure problems in the developing world.