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Metcalf Announcements

Science Communication Training: Meeting  the Growing Demand

Journalists Invited to Apply for Career-Changing Science Immersion Fellowship

Journalists Gain New Perspective on Climate Change and Energy
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Reporting by Metcalf Alumni

California Dam Crisis Could Have Been Averted

Kansas Town Faces Big Bill to Clean Drinking Water

Pipeline Resistance Gathers Steam From Dakota Access, Keystone Success

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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

CCSJ 2014 Great Lakes

Metcalf Alumni in the Spotlight

When Kate Siber decided to leave her stable reporting job at Outside Magazine for an uncertain career as a freelance journalist, she took the plunge with trepidation. “Everybody told me it was a bad idea including my boss; she thought I was going to live in a cardboard box,” said Siber, an alumna of Metcalf’s 2016 Annual Science Immersion Workshop for Journalists. “It was probably one of the hardest decisions I’ve ever made.”

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