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10 Journalists Awarded Metcalf Institute Fellowships


SciComm Participants Ready to Engage Decision Makers


24 Finalists Selected for Annual Science Immersion Fellowship for Journalists
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Reporting by Metcalf Alumni

Venezuela Default Could Expose U.S. Oil Infrastructure to Russian Control, Lawmakers Warn


Maine Lobstermen Figure Out How to Make More Money Off Their Catches


Scientists Set Baseline for Emerging Pollutants


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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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Metcalf Alumni in the Spotlight

Two years after the worst oil spill in U.S. history sent 200 million of gallons of oil into the Gulf of Mexico, Nigel D’souza (then a postdoctoral researcher at Columbia University), was among a consortium of U.S scientists studying the spill’s impact on the ecosystem. It was during his four years researching the spill’s impact that he became keenly aware of the enormous disconnect between scientists and those locals who were immediately affected by the spill.

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