For her master's project, Adiel Kaplan, '18 M.S. Stabile, examined the dubious benefits of wilderness therapy for adolescents in crisis.Does Science Support the ‘Wilderness’ in Wilderness Therapy?
For Guardian US, Hibah Ansari and Lila Hassan, both '20 M.S. Stabile, reported on American Muslims preparing for Ramadan under COVID-19 lockdown.American Muslims face a lonely Ramadan during lockdown
Clare Alison Bryan, '20 M.S. Stabile, reported on tourists who get arrested at New York's LaGuardia and JFK Airports for unwittingly violating gun laws for the Fall 2019 Reporting course. The article was published by The Queens Daily Eagle.Hundreds of gun-toting tourists have been arrested at NYC airports
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.
For her master's project, Tess Riski, '19 M.S. Stabile, investigated Nurx, an online app that allows women to order birth control pills. After connecting with two Times reporters also looking into the company, her story on the risks of using the “Uber of birth control” was published in The New York Times.
Sriphaphob Thanthong-Knight, '18 M.S. Stabile, sent FOIA requests to 50 states to find out whether state prisons were providing medication to thousands of inmates with Hepatitis C. He found that roughly 97 percent of inmates with the disease are not getting the cure, risking their health and that of others.
Bianca Fortis, '19 M.S. Stabile, writes for Citylimits.org about the state's requirement that the city pump oxygen into the Newtown Creek, a superfund site in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, to help maintain aquatic life. Critics think the aeration systems installed in the creek may be concerning for public health, because the action pumps bacteria into the air.