Projects: Service

A selection of Jessica DuLong’s service articles published in print and online media.

Grief-induced anxiety: Calming the fears that follow loss

Millions of Americans are grieving loved ones taken by Covid-19. Yet even outside of a pandemic — with its staggering losses of lives, homes, economic security and normalcy — grief is hard work. "The funny thing about grief is that no one ever feels like they're doing it the right way," ...

Rush Hour

Annette Van Horn had known for some time that there were problems with her marriage, but she didn't get the courage to do anything about it until she learned to fly a plane. After only a day of instruction, she sat in the pilot's seat.

Hot For Teacher

What happens when the people you're learning from are abusing their power? Police in Wilmington, Delaware, won't say exactly what happened between 34-year-old science teacher Rachel Holt and her sixth-grade student, but the case file paints a grim picture. In one document, Holt confesses ...

When Kids Get Crushes

Love is in the air this month - and there's a good chance your preteen has noticed. By fourth or fifth grade, many kids, especially girls, experience their first crush. Playing at romance is a normal part of social development, and it's one way to practice being grown up. Crushes also ...

Get The Biggest Package

The College Board recently announced that tuition and fees for the 2001-2002 academic year increased an average of five to seven percent. The following tips can help students navigate through government forms, negotiate a better aid package and tap into new scholarship resources.