Students in the Human Rights Reporting class taught by Prof. Lonnie Isabel learn the basic tenets of human rights law and international enforcement bodies. Global Citizens Press, their website, features stories on child brides, gender violence, workplace equality and a wide range of other global human rights issues.
Wendy Lu, '16 M.S., wrote her Master's Project, published by The New York Times, on dating with disabilities.
Andrea Marks, '16 M.S., wrote her Master’s Project on feminist pornography, which was published in Rolling Stone.
A Master's Project by Ariel Ritchin, '16 M.S., takes a hard look at what it takes to make bail.He talks about his Audio Storytelling experience.
As students enrolled in the Investigative Projects class, Jacqueline Williams & Ana Graciela Méndez, '15 M.S., worked with adjunct professor Walt Bogdanich on an investigation that raised questions about the safety and viability of the Panama Canal. Their story was on the front page of The New York Times.
A six-month investigation by students in Prof. Giannina Segnini's cross-border investigations with data class resulted in a collaboration with Univision that showed how the cruise industry is one of the least regulated in the U.S., and how it shielded itself under the laws of tax havens from which it operates.
Natasa Bansagi, '16 M.S., reports on how regulations turned "vapers" into activists.Read how her article came to be published in Motherboard.
Marybel Gonzalez, '16 M.S., writes her Master's Project on the Quinceanera in transition.Read how her project got published in The New York Times.
Caroline Spivack, '16 M.S., reported on women who are first responders in humanitarian actions.Read the Global Citizen Press article.
Annika Hammerschlag, '16 M.S., reported on women who compete in the Olympics and face discrimination at home.Read the Global Citizen Press article.
Valerie Dekimpe ’16 M.S. covered the Westminster Dog Show on deadline for Video Newsroom.Watch her video.