The Month in Photos: October 2020

Surveillance Testing, Homecoming, and Halloween.

testing lab

A campuswide testing program to identify asymptomatic Covid-19 community members was developed by Georgia Tech's own researchers and as of Oct. 25 had administered more than 105,000 tests since it was launched in August. Testing for the saliva-based program is done by a 30-person team that collects samples and works around the clock in a federally certified lab constructed in the basement of a campus research building. Photo taken Oct. 9 by Rob Felt.


Oct 9 football game

The Yellow Jackets beat Louisville 46-27 at Bobby Dodd Stadium. Quarterback Jeff Sims totaled 313 yards of offense (249 passing, 64 rushing) and three touchdowns (two passing, one rushing) in the Friday night win. Photo taken Oct. 9, courtesy of Georgia Tech Athletics.


Mr. and Ms. Georgia Tech

Chandler Woods, public policy major, and Sinet Adous, international affairs major, were named Mr. and Ms. Georgia Tech. Photo taken Oct. 16 by Nathan Touchberry.


Jenna Jordan's INTA class

Jenna Jordan, associate professor and director of Graduate Studies in the Sam Nunn School of International Affairs, teaches on Tech Walkway. The course is INTA 3103: The Challenges of Terrorism. Photo taken Oct. 22 by Christopher Moore.



Georgia Tech custodial staff help ensure the health and safety of students, faculty, and staff and keep the Institute going by following guidelines for cleaning. Photo taken Oct. 20 by Rob Felt.


early voting at McCamish

Georgia Tech's McCamish Pavilion served as an early voting site for residents of Fulton County. The venue will also serve as a polling place for voters assigned to this precinct on Election Day, Nov. 3. Photo taken Oct. 23 by Rob Felt.


Sabina Maranto with pumpkin

Pumpkins, paint, and brushes were put in the middle of campus so students could decorate them. Undergraduate Sabina Maranto displays her handiwork. Photo taken by Christopher Moore.


flu clinic at McCamish

To Hell With the Flu: Georgia Tech held a fall flu shot clinic at McCamish Pavilion. Photo taken Oct. 29 by Allison Carter.


Halloween Holla 5K

The 11th annual Halloween Holla 5K was a virtual race with participants using an app to record their run time and distance. The race, sponsored by Campus Recreation, could be completed any time between Oct. 30 and Nov. 1. Photo taken Oct. 30 by Allison Carter.

Photography: Allison Carter, Rob Felt, and Christopher Moore
Writing/Editing: Victor Rogers, Stacy Braukman

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