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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

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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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