Metcalf News

Metcalf Marks 20th Anniversary with 20 Exciting Programs

Join the celebration as Metcalf Institute continues to mark a major milestone – our 20th anniversary. We’ve experienced tremendous growth since audiences gathered for our first Annual Public Lecture Series in 1998, and a year later, the first group of fellows trekked to Rhode Island for Metcalf’s inaugural Annual Science Immersion Workshop for Journalists. Now,… [ Continue Reading ]


New URI Partnership to Expand and Strengthen Metcalf Institute

Metcalf Institute is poised to expand its national and global impacts by joining the University of Rhode Island College of the Environment and Life Sciences (CELS), effective July 1, 2017. This move strengthens Metcalf’s bottom line, providing institutional support for 25% of the annual staffing budget while enabling new training and educational opportunities at URI,… [ Continue Reading ]


Metcalf Wraps Up Successful Workshop & Lecture Series

Workshop Fellows | View Past Workshop Programs | Alumni Ten journalists are covering the environment with more confidence and a deeper understanding of science following Metcalf Institute’s 2017 Annual Science Immersion Workshop for Journalists, June 4 – 9. The Fellows were reporters, editors and multimedia journalists who represent large and small media organizations based in… [ Continue Reading ]


Spotlight on Metcalf Institute Alumni: Robert S. Eshelman

Journalist Robert S. Eshelman is looking forward to diving back into one of the most important environmental beats of our time: climate change. “That story will evolve over the rest of my lifetime and it poses the greatest existential threat to all human kind.” An alumnus of Metcalf Institute’s 2012 Annual Science Immersion Workshop for… [ Continue Reading ]


Metcalf Celebrates 20 Years of Bringing Science to the Conversation at Annual Public Lecture Series

NARRAGANSETT, RI – What does a former U.S. EPA administrator have to say about the current state of environmental protection? How can we effectively weigh the credibility of scientific information in the age of “fake news?” What impact is extreme weather having on our water quality? These topics and more will take center stage at… [ Continue Reading ]