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Student Work

people standing outside fence while holding Confederate flags

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.

painting of pregnant woman

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.

map of US with soundcloud icons

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
Woman in cubicle wearing headset: Image via Vox story

For her master's project, Francesca Regalado, '18 M.S. Stabile, looked into working conditions in the Phillippines-based call centers that service Amazon customers in the U.S. Her investigation, published on Vox, found a poorly regulated industry where employees sometimes work 24-hour shifts and face hazardous working conditions.