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The program is rigorous, non-stop and exciting, it’s like getting a B.S. in a week.”

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New URI Partnership to Expand and Strengthen Metcalf Institute

Metcalf Wraps Up Successful Workshop and Lecture Series

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Metcalf Alumni Reporting


“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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