Assistant Professor Jacob Barney in the Department of Plant Pathology, Physiology, and Weed Science received the Outstanding Researcher Award and spring 2014 graduate Larissa Smith, Ph.D. was recognized as the Robert D. Sweet Outstanding Graduate Student at the Northeastern Weed Science Society’s 69th Annual Meeting in Williamsburg, Virginia on Jan. 5, 2015.
The outstanding researcher award was established to recognize members for their outstanding research contributions, in the public or private sector, that have had (or have the potential to have) a significant impact on weed management practices in the Northeast.
The Robert D. Sweet outstanding graduate student awards were established to recognize outstanding students at the M.S. and Ph.D. levels for their work and contributions to the field of weed science in research, teaching, extension, and to society.
Congratulations to both!