Genetic engineering plan raises fears of 'Jurassic Park' invasion.
Scientists deploy new weapons to eradicate an age-old enemy: Mosquitoes.
When medicine emerged into the light of the Enlightenment, it allowed for the modern world as we know it. But for millions of Americans suffering from chronic pain, it has not been enough.
Senior Adviser Marvin Kalb discusses everything from his news diet to the essential tools needed to be a journalist with former intern Arthur Jones II.
On a road trip across the Colorado Plateau, Ben Mauk revisits the utopian visions and toxic legacies of the uranium boom.
Des Moines Register journalists Kyle Munson and Kelsey Kremer are traveling to China to report on Iowa's role in the relationship between America and China.
A journey through America’s nuclear heartland.
Commanders inside Syria say rebels are doing all they hoped for—and are the best shot to break the region's cycle of terrorism.
Overcoming spying allegations and years of enmity, U.S. and Chinese nuclear scientists team up to neutralize proliferation risks around the world.
As President Trump announces a new strategy for the war in Afghanistan, Pakistan says it is being singled out for blame.
Scientists probe the unknowns of the massive die-off of Colorado aspens. "As the plot thins, the plot thickens," says biologist Leander Anderegg.
Guam is reeling from nearly 100 lawsuits alleging sexual abuse by various Catholic priests, including the archbishop. Why has it taken so long for these accusations to surface?
At the center of the relationship between the world's two main superpowers are a small agricultural state and its governor-turned-ambassador. The stakes never have been higher for these "old friends."
The uranium boom reshaped the American southwest in the 1950s and 1960s. Ben Mauk reports on the industry's environmental legacy and economic future.
An extraordinary collaboration between U.S. and Chinese nuclear scientists is setting the stage for greater cooperation between the two countries in addressing security threats.
While the U.S. lives through the domestic storms of the Trump presidency, China is moving boldly in Asia, with historic consequences for American friends, from Taiwan to Thailand.
Mexicans call it The Wall of Shame. Few people north of the border ever ask, what does the wall look like from Mexico, not just to ordinary Mexicans but those whose homes literally touch the wall?
The closer the contact the greater the risk humans and animals will pass devastating diseases to each other.
Can and should nuclear power play a significant role in combating climate change?
Why are people who were smuggled to the U.S. from a rural high school in China three decades ago now going back to China?
An exploration into the emerging industry of underwater mining leads to more questions than answers. With time running out before this practice begins, are we acting irresponsibly?
An unintended planet-wide experiment is underway–leading to warming temperatures and an acidifying ocean.
For more than 30 years, James Whitlow Delano has documented the U.S./Mexico border. He now takes a close at the people as he examines financial, political and human rights implications.
This project investigates the important emerging political debate about whether or not nuclear power can reduce the threats posed by climate change.
As the U.S. government responded to Hurricane Katrina what difference did it make that the nation was at war? In what ways were post-Katrina relief operations experienced as the war “coming home"?
Grantee Roger Thurow discusses his new book, "The First 1,000 Days."
Author Roger Thurow discusses the role of nutrition during the most important time in human development—from pregnancy through a child's second birthday.
Producer Kit R. Roane discusses the curious history and continuing legacy of the "Nuclear Winter," a Cold War theory that still resonates today.
Grantee Dan McCarey explains the importance of data visualization for practitioners in biostatistics and other quantitative fields.
With Pulitzer Center support, Jon Cohen is coordinating a package of video, print, and online stories on ending AIDS for Science, PBS NewsHour, BuzzFeed, and UCTV.
How is climate change challenging Native communities across rural Alaska where hunting, fishing and foraging for food anchors cultures and economies? And what happens when whale meat begins to spoil?
In his project, "The Life Equation," grantees Rob Tinworth and Miles O'Brien explore the concept of "big data" and the cost effectiveness of global health.
Eli Kintisch visited high Arctic sites in Siberia and Alaska to report on the tenuous state of the permafrost.
Ian James and Steve Elfers discuss their global investigation into groundwater depletion.
Our resident senior advisor documents his time in Moscow during the Cold War.
Sean Gallagher interviewed by Daily Iowan during inaugural campus visit discusses importance of multimedia journalism in reporting environmental issues.
Michael Blanding with Nieman Reports reviews innovative approaches to covering climate change and praises the Pulitzer Center for supporting over 50 climate projects.
This week: Behind the scenes of Evan Osnos' North Korea story, the future of renewable energy in Morocco, and the rise and fall of America's uranium industry.
The team that made "To End AIDS?" received a 2017 Communication Award from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine.
This week: rising nuclear tensions through North Korea's eyes, refugees converting to Christianity, and how the exotic pet trade enables illegal wildlife practices in China.
Filmmaker Rob Tinworth provokes debate on global health priorities during visit to Missouri School of Journalism, one of our newest Campus Consortium partners.
After the Pulitzer Center journalists' visit to the Free Spirit Media Program in June, students show their documentaries on fortune tellers, masculinity, safe spaces, and the use of marijuana.
The Pulitzer Center partners with Skype in the Classroom to facilitate engaging virtual conversations with professional journalists in classrooms across the U.S. and beyond.
Inaugural grants, provided in partnership with the Pulitzer Center and ONA camera bags, highlighted in New York Times Lens blog.
Pulitzer Center-supported PBS NewsHour series wins a 2017 Communication Award from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine.
The six-part PBS NewsHour series evaluates the state of the global HIV/AIDS epidemic, asking whether we can soon end the disease.
This lesson for journalism or ELA students explores Evan Osnos’ North Korea reporting to debate the role of journalists in crises and to develop original reporting projects.
Students learn about the politics and policies of nuclear security by exploring the U.S.-North Korea and U.S.-China relationships.
Lesson 4/7. In this lesson, students develop curation and caption-writing skills for their Everyday DC project.
Lesson 3/7. This lesson introduces students to photography techniques for use in their Everyday DC project.
Lesson 2/7. In this lesson, students begin to identify subjects for their Everyday DC project, using Everyday Africa photos as a model.
Lesson 1/7. This lesson introduces students to Everyday Africa and the Everyday DC unit through interactive activities.
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 analyze how the writer's point of view shapes articles written about the U.S.-North Korean nuclear crisis.
This lesson shows students how journalists use data visualization to effectively communicate scientific issues—and directs students to create their own projects using the mapping platform CartoDB.
This plan includes lessons connected to the work of journalists that presented at the University of Chicago Summer Teacher Institute in June 2017.
Students read about the impacts of coral bleaching on ocean ecosystems.
In this lesson, students listen to a journalist discuss their reporting and then write a commentary. Students were expected to ask questions, take plenty of notes, and come up with a thesis...