Updates on our activities and progress.
Alum Katrina Miller Named New York Times Fellow
Published on March 20, 2023 by Alex Ip
Visualized: River Flooding Risk in Benue State, Nigeria, and the Country's Year-by-Year Inflation Rate
Published on March 16, 2023 by Alex Ip
Nigeria experienced severe and devastating floods in 2022. Sadiya Umar Farouq, the Nigerian Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development (FMHDSD), estimated in January that almost five million people were aff...
We're Participating in College Media Madness!
Published on March 10, 2023 by Alex Ip
College Media Madness is an annual fundraising competition for student newsrooms. student journalism outlets from across the United States are racing to raise the most money from March 12 through April 3, 2023, when the confetti falls. Plea...
Widowed and Homeless, Internally Displaced Nigerian Women Recount Devastating Flood Experiences
Published on March 10, 2023 by Alex Ip
From a distance, the Tse Yandev Internally Displaced Person (IDP) camp in the Benue State capital of Makurdi appears to be large mounds of sand on top of freshly tilled soil. However, looking closely, you will notice countless huts made of...
Update on Our "Cop City" Fact-Checking Article
Published on March 2, 2023 by Alex Ip
Here's our journalism at work: less than two weeks after we published "Fact-checking the City of Atlanta's Claims on 'Cop City' " which found multiple false claims, the Atlanta Mayor’s Office of Communications has scrubbed their "Key Facts...
Newsletter: We Didn't Just Bitch About "Cop City"
Published on March 1, 2023 by Alex Ip
(Edited to correct link) As our valued members and supporters, check out our most recent newsletter. Please share it with a friend!...
Alum News: Hanna Webster Takes the Lead in East Palestine, Ohio Train Derailment Coverage
Published on February 21, 2023 by Alex Ip
Last year, Hanna Webster wrote for us about "Heat Waves...
Fact-checking the City of Atlanta's Claims on "Cop City"
Published on February 16, 2023 by Alex Ip
Perspective: How I Suffered With Endometriosis for 14 Years Until I Finally Got My Answers
Published on February 11, 2023 by Alex Ip
Sneha Khedkar shares her personal journey of battling endometriosis in India, where many women like her battle taboos and fail to receive proper treatment at every turn....
Newsletter: This is Not Okay
Published on February 6, 2023 by Alex Ip
After a hiatus in January, we're back with a fresh issue of our newsletter! At the onset of BlackHistoryMonth, I gave my thoughts on recent racial injustices occurring in Atlanta and Memphis, and why local science news is essential to fully...
Perspective: Lessons Learned from an Astronomy Graduate Student on Strike
Published on February 4, 2023 by Alex Ip
Briley Lewis, an Astronomy & Astrophysics Ph.D. Candidate/ NSF Fellow at the University of California, Los Angeles, writes about how she has changed after the historic, month-long UC graduate student worker strike:...
In the High Himalayas, Sherpa Women Bear the Disproportionate Effects of Climate Change
Published on January 21, 2023 by Alex Ip
What's the Secret Behind Big River Chestnuts' First Harvest?
Published on January 19, 2023 by Alex Ip
When Jono Neiger established Big River Chestnuts on a small slice of land in Western Massachusetts, he knew soil conditions were less than ideal for growing the trees that would produce the new farm’s namesake nuts. A firm believer in doing...
Sweet Sixteen: Some Cool Charts We Made in 2022
2022 "What's Update" + Impact Report
At long last, we have completed our 2022 Impact Report! Thank you for your continuous support. Check it out on Canva and we highly recommend you share our work with your friends and family!...
We Have Our First Indexed Solutions Story!
Perspective: China’s Zero-COVID Policy Is Destructive But Reopening Without A Plan Is Even Worse
Published on December 27, 2022 by Alex Ip
"A Pyramid in Ice" Syndicated on Nepal's Largest Newspaper
Published on December 20, 2022 by Alex Ip
Why are women seeking information about missing periods online?
Published on December 18, 2022 by Alex Ip