Student Work

Prison Hepatitis-C Story

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 nationwide, roughly 97 percent of inmates with hepatitis C are not getting the cure, risking not only their health but also the health of others.

NYT Hit & Run Story

Maya Kaufman, '18 Stabile M.S., 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.

Social Media Monitoring

Aaron Leibowitz, '18 Stabile M.S., 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.

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.

 

Alex Daugherty '16 M.S. Stabile

Short-track racing is the most dangerous corner of American motorsports, where drivers as young as 14 compete. Alex Daugherty, ’16 M.S. Stabile, found that 141 people have died on short tracks; dozens more have been seriously injured. His report was published by The New York Times.