Community

By partnering with Louisiana communities, LSU works to improve lives across the state.

Fisherman shows off his crabs

Sea Grant Keeps Louisiana Seafood Industry Afloat

When normal supply chains for Gulf seafood began breaking with the arrival of COVID-19, Louisiana fishermen needed to reach customers in new ways to keep their boats afloat and feed their families.

River Road Testing Lab

LSU Coronavirus Testing Lab Supports 18 Louisiana Medical Facilities

The LSU River Road Testing Lab for COVID-19 that was set up in record time in March to alleviate the burden on Louisiana hospitals reached a milestone in getting test results to almost 5,000 Louisiana residents by working with 18 medical facilities and first responders across the state. It also made 8,000 test kits.

LSU Ph.D. student Anthony Mai and his advisor LSU Chemistry Chair John Pojman

LSU Chemists Help Louisiana Agencies Formulate Thousands of Gallons of Hand Sanitizer

When the Louisiana Secretary of State called looking for experts to oversee the formulation of thousands of gallons of hand sanitizer to combat the coronavirus, LSU chemistry Ph.D. student Anthony Mai and his advisor, LSU Chemistry Chair John Pojman, agreed to help.

Harvey and Henry Prejean, 4-H members in Allen Parish

LSU AgCenter Brings Virtual Recess and Summer Camps into Homes and Backyards in Response to COVID-19

As COVID-19 closed schools and summer camps, the LSU AgCenter Louisiana 4-H Youth and Development program had to quickly adapt to connect with kids in their current schoolhouses—their homes.