For the M.A. Arts & Culture Fall Seminar with Prof. Alisa Solomon, students wrote wide-ranging reviews and reports covering the French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF) Crossing the Line Festival. Their work was published by the website Hyperallergic.
For the Fall Business Seminar, Shant Shahrigian, '19 M.A. Business, wrote about a New York City politician who returned donations from oil interests.Green New Deal champion Costa Constantinides accepts Oil Heat PAC cash, gives it up when called out
For the Fall Reporting course, Eric He, '20 M.S., wrote about a volunteer clinic providing free civil legal services in Queens, N.Y.Access to Justice helps ‘level the playing field’
Haleh Anvari, '18 M.A. Arts & Culture, wrote her M.A. thesis on the photos that defined the Iranian Revolution. It was published on the Aperture blog.The Photographs that Defined the Iranian Revolution
For her thesis, Hannah Moore, '19 M.A. Arts & Culture, explored a movement by the Kingston, Jamaica dancehall community to protect their work from appropriation by foreign pop artists.Dancehall Is Fighting to Protect – and Copyright – Its Dance Moves
For her thesis, Abigail Covington, '18 M.A. Arts & Culture, examined the legacy of Robert E Lee at Washington & Lee University following the 2017 riots in Charlottesville. Her story was featured in The Delacorte Review's longform journalism magazine and podcast.
Orion Jones, '20 M.A. Business, wrote about Democratic candidates' plans to overhaul Social Security for Forbes in a piece that originated in Prof. Winnie O'Kelley's M.A. Business Fall Seminar.
For her master's project, Claire Marie Porter, '20 M.S., wrote about intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy (ICP), an under-the-radar disorder that occurs in about one percent of pregnancies and can lead to stillbirth. The story was published on the front page of The Washington Post's Health and Science section.
Joanne Faryon and LynNell Hancock's Fall 2019 M.S. Reporting section produced a multipart investigation of the Bronx housing court that looked into the lack of legal resources for tenants and other issues.Housing Injustice: Struggling for Shelter in Bronx Housing Court
In just one day, Prof. Michael Shapiro's Reporting students put together an interactive map how the story about impeachment Americans hear and read varies depending on where they live.Battleground America
Wufei Yu, '19 M.S., reports on a Queens plumber who left behind life as a martial arts champion in his native Uzbekistan and his current role coaching his son's athletic career.Wrestling with past and present: Uzbek father and son cope with life’s takedowns