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“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

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Public Lecture: Stunning Photographic Exploration of the Microbial World

Surveys Highlight Need for Science Training for Journalists

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

Metcalf Alumni Reporting

“I came to Metcalf and learned step-by-step how
to interpret andfind the news in scientific data.”

– Jennifer Kay, Associated Press

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Spotlight on Metcalf Alumni

Amelia Urry’s deep curiosity took off at an early age, fueled by rocket scientists. Her father helped launch NASA satellites into space and her mother worked on the Hubble Telescope. “They were always encouraging me to ask questions about things that interested us, and science was always a part of that,” says Urry, an associate editor at Grist.

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