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 the Fall Reporting course, Eric He, '20 M.S. Stabile, wrote about a volunteer clinic providing free civil legal services in Queens, N.Y.Access to Justice helps ‘level the playing field’
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.
For the Spring 2019 Gender and Migration course, Andrea Salcedo, '19 M.S. Stabile, Cristina Baussan, '19 M.S., and Theodora Yu, '19 M.S., reported on young immigrants affected by the Trump administration's change to the age limit for SIJS, or Special Immigrant Juvenile Status.
Sarah Blaskey, '17 M.S. Stabile, traveled to Central America to follow the trail of illegal shark finning companies that not only violate international covenants but are also guilty of employing slave labor.Hunting the ghost fleet
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.
Maya Kaufman, '18 M.S. Stabile., examined the failures of a special unit of the New York Police Department to investigate car crashes. Her story led the Sunday Metro section of The New York Times.
Aaron Leibowitz, '18 M.S. Stabile, examined how schools are using social media monitoring firms to monitor students in the hope of preventing mass shootings and suicides. His findings were published on the Times front page.
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.
Mukhtar Ibrahim, ’17 M.S. Stabile, traveled to Kenya to look into how the U.S. government has spent millions of dollars on a controversial counterterrorism program there. He found that the program may have endangered the lives of the people it was supposed to help. His story was published by Buzzfeed.