GCC affiliate Jacob Barney was awarded the Outstanding Educator Award from the Northeastern Weed Science Society at their annual meeting on January 7, 2020 in Philadelphia, PA. The Outstanding Educator Award was established to recognize outstanding contributions to outreach education or resident instruction in Weed Science and weed management.

IGC fellow Vasiliy Lakoba, PhD student with Jacob Barney, was awarded Honorable Mention for his presentation Ecotypic stress response differences are driven by home climate and habitat at the Northeastern Weed Science Society at their annual meeting on January 8, 2020 in Philadelphia, PA.