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New URI Partnership to Expand and Strengthen Metcalf Institute

Metcalf Institute is poised to expand its national and global impacts by joining the University of Rhode Island College of the Environment and Life Sciences (CELS), effective July 1, 2017. This move strengthens Metcalf’s bottom line, providing institutional support for 25% of the annual staffing budget while enabling new training and educational opportunities at URI,… [ Continue Reading ]

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Spotlight on Metcalf Institute Alumni: Noereem Mena

Researching, educating, and communicating with others about nutrition is more than a profession—it is a moral obligation for Noereem Mena. Seeing one of her family members struggle with type 2 diabetes motivated the doctoral candidate to study food science at the University of Rhode Island, and continues to inspire her to communicate her research to… [ Continue Reading ]

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Resources for Journalists and Scientists

      You’re a reporter covering the latest wildfire, oil spill, or zoning meeting and you’re seeking a better understanding of the science underlying the story your writing.  But it’s crunch time, and you need the information right away. Or maybe you’re a scientist preparing for a presentation, and you need quick access to… [ Continue Reading ]