July 2022 - So wonderful to return to Yasuni with our first cohort of IRES students. Also great to see Metz Lab alumnus Holden Jones at the ATBC meeting in Cartagena.
September 2021 - Excited to announce a new project with long-time collaborator Simon Queenborough (Yale)! Spend the summer in the Amazon! Tropical Research Experience in Ecological Science (TREES): Regeneration dynamics in a hyper-diverse tropical forest
July 2021 - Read all about Mila Pruiett's research journey at LC and her senior thesis research.
April 2021 - Congratulations to Metz Lab junior Mila Pruiett on her research fellowship award from the American Conifer Society! And to alum Holden Jones '18 on his Fulbright Award and acceptance to a PhD program at University of Hawaii!
February 2021 - Dr. Metz awarded Lokey Faculty Excellence Award! I am grateful for the honor of this nomination and support from my colleagues.
September 2020 - Dr. Metz is working remotely this academic year. Stay distanced, masked, and with reduced contacts, everyone.
June 2020 - Tenured! Celebration to come post-pandemic...
May 2020 - Metz Lab featured in LC's alumni magazine The Chronicle. Check out a behind-the-scenes account of the lab's work.
September 2018 - Thrilled to announce the start of another five years of seed and seedling monitoring in Ecuador and Puerto Rico with support from NSF's LTREB program.
September 2017 - Fall semester starts after a busy, busy summer field season on multiple continents. Whew...
March 2017 - Plans for summer field season in full swing!
November 2016 - Ina represents the lab at the Murdock undergraduate research conference in Spokane! Great job!
August 2016 - Summer of intense field work is done! And Sofia shone at the annual Ecological Society of America meeting in Ft. Lauderdale. Her poster was packed with visitors all night!
July 2016 - Lily is making headlines for her Fulbright work in Nepal!
June 2016 - Thank goodness for Tessa, Katrina, and Zoe. They make starting this enormous project at Wind River look easy!