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How has COVID-19 Affected Community Newspapers?

How has COVID-19 Affected Community Newspapers?

LSU Media Law & Media History Assistant Professor Will Mari’s research captured community journalism history as it unfolded during the COVID-19 pandemic.

 Louisiana Sea Grant Helps Develop Oyster Broodstock, Robotic Oyster Farming

Louisiana Sea Grant Helps Develop Oyster Broodstock, Robotic Oyster Farming

Louisiana Sea Grant is part of a $5 million, five-year Gulf-wide effort to develop a genetically superior oyster broodstock for aquaculture. Louisiana Sea Grant's share of the research funding is $200,000.

 Louisiana, Texas Sea Grants Helping Develop Better Bycatch Reduction Devices

Louisiana, Texas Sea Grants Helping Develop Better Bycatch Reduction Devices

As part of a larger National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration restoration project, Louisiana Sea Grant and Texas Sea Grant are collaborating on a three-year, $2.48 million project to find and develop better bycatch reduction devices for the commercial shrimp industry in the Gulf of Mexico.

LSU Mechanical Engineering Professor Manas Gartia Receives NSF CAREER Award for Alzheimer’s Research

LSU Mechanical Engineering Professor Manas Gartia Receives NSF CAREER Award for Alzheimer’s Research

LSU Mechanical Engineering Professor Manas Gartia was recently given a National Science Foundation CAREER Award for his project, “Multimodal Approach for Label-Free Imaging of Lipidomic Changes in Brain,” which seeks to establish a method to image lipids, or fatty acids, in brain cells and tissues.

LSU Professor, Research Team Continue Study of Coronavirus Effects on Traffic

LSU Professor, Research Team Continue Study of Coronavirus Effects on Traffic

In March 2020, LSU Civil and Environmental Engineering Professor Brian Wolshon and a group of fellow researchers compared roadway travel statistics throughout the state of Florida for that month versus March 2019.