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Spotlight on Metcalf Alumni: David McFadden

When Hurricane Matthew slammed into Haiti, killing more than 540 people and leaving a trail of destruction in its path, Associated Press (AP) reporter David McFadden was there. “This has had one of the largest environmental impacts of any story that I have ever worked on,” said McFadden as he described widespread devastation, including ruined… [ Continue Reading ]

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SciComm Exchange – From Research to Practice: Making Science Communication Matter

SciComm Exchange | Training for Researchers and Other Science Communicators | Speaker Bio December 2, 2016 Memorial Union, Room 300 University of Rhode Island 50 Lower College Road Kingston, RI How well are scientists engaging the public in their research? The growing demand for effective science communication, evolving communications tools including social media, and rapid changes… [ Continue Reading ]

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2017 Annual Science Immersion Workshop for Journalists

2017 Annual Workshop | Application Information | Eligibility View Past Workshop Programs | Alumni Coastal Impacts: Global Change in Coastal Ecosystems June 4–9, 2017 University of Rhode Island Graduate School of Oceanography Narragansett, Rhode Island U.S.A Would you like to take your reporting to the next level of excellence? Do you have the science background, tools,… [ Continue Reading ]