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Metcalf Marks 20th Anniversary with 20 Exciting Programs Join the Celebration!


New URI Partnership to Expand and Strengthen Metcalf Institute


Metcalf Wraps Up Successful Workshop and Lecture Series
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Reporting by Metcalf Alumni

Harvey has Morphed into a Multi-Prong Environmental Disaster


Harvey Victims in Houston Fear Deportation as Trump Scraps DACA


Damage from Hurricane Irma and Harvey Add to Growing U.S. Costs of Climate Change


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Reflecting on Metcalf Experiences

“The Metcalf Institute moves beyond power-point presentations to hands-on learning. The program is rigorous, non-stop and exciting, it’s like getting a B.S. in a week.” – Bradley Campbell, PRI’s the World


“It was one of the most extraordinary experiences of my life.” – Jeff Mosier, Dallas Morning News


“I came to Metcalf and learned step-by-step how to interpret and find the news in scientific data.”
Jennifer Kay, Associated Press

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Advisory Board Member in the Spotlight

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 to culture, society and justice.”

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