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Public Lecture Featuring Former New York Times Science Editor

Making Sense of Science: Separating Substance from Spin The Providence Athenaeum Providence, RI November 3, 2017   Metcalf Institute and the Providence Athenaeum will present a public lecture featuring Cornelia Dean, former New York Times Science Editor and Metcalf Advisory Board member, in a conversation about Dean’s recent book, Making Sense of Science: Separating Substance from… [ Continue Reading ]

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Spotlight on Metcalf Advisory Board Member: Kendall Moore

Metcalf Institute Advisory Board member Kendall Moore considers herself a foot soldier in the quest for a more just society. “Journalism, when done well, is a very important component of a healthy democracy,” says Moore, a professor in the Journalism and Film Media departments at the University of Rhode Island. “That’s my way of contributing… [ Continue Reading ]

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Film Screening and Discussion: The Human Face of Lead Poisoning

October 20, 2017 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Weaver Auditorium URI Coastal Institute 1 Greenhouse Road Kingston, RI 02881 . Join us for the screening of a powerful short documentary exploring the impact of lead paint poisoning with an intimate look at the challenges that one affected family still faces after twenty years. As part… [ Continue Reading ]