In this edition of the Tech Report, we have the privilege of sharing stories of our students and faculty and how your gifts have made an impact for our University. Please take time to read about how your friends and neighbors have helped Louisiana Tech begin another 125 years with pride and ambition.
Tech supports AFGSC to stay ahead of COVID-19
Louisiana Tech University continues to be integral to the United States Department of Defense in new ways, this time by rapidly developing and instituting a daily report consisting of infection rate projections based on a refined and tailored COVID-19 Susceptible, Exposed, Infected, Resistant (SEIR) model.
Online in the time of Spring Quarter, COVID style
Spring Quarter, always a fun time on the Louisiana Tech campus, began Wednesday, March 11. In some ways, it ended Monday, March 16.
Home (but not) Alone
They took vows to stick together ‘for better or for worse,’ but does that count during a global pandemic? When you teach at home? And are raising children? And have never done this before?
How the Deals dealt
Brad and Lacey Deal are the parents of two boys, Oli, 11, and Finn, 7. Brad is an associate professor in the School of Design, and Lacey is an instructor in the Department of Kinesiology. Like thousands of others who are often on the Louisiana Tech campus, this family quarantined at home this spring.
Students complete grad degrees via Zoom
Haley Barnett didn’t intend to become a pandemic pioneer, but that’s what happened when Louisiana Tech switched to online learning March 16 — the day before her PhD defense for her doctorate in Molecular Science and Nanotechnology.