As protests over racism and police violence continue to escalate, voters are looking to 2020 presidential candidates to take a stand on the injustices black people face, says Virginia Tech expert Brandy Faulkner.
The Republican convention is planned for Charlotte and the Democrats plan to meet Milwaukee. But in the era of COVID-19 and concerns about large gatherings, both parties face significant challenges, said Virginia Tech political scientist Karen Hult.
An executive order from President Trump challenging the control that social media giants like Facebook and Twitter have over content on their platforms could have implications much broader than the dispute that prompted it, says a Virginia Tech expert.
The COVID-19 pandemic has placed enormous distress on medical staff and physicians. Having a buddy to rely on for guidance is vitally important not only in times of crisis, but throughout a professional journey.
The COVID-19 pandemic has affected the food industry in many ways – food supply chains have been disrupted, the foodservice industry has had to adapt or redirect, and many people are cooking at home now more than ever.
Moose, an 8-year-old therapy dog at Virginia Tech’s Cook Counseling Center, received an honorary doctorate in veterinary medicine Friday evening as part of virtual commencement exercises. It’s the latest recognition for the pawsome member of Hokie Nation.
The Phase One reopening of Virginia – minus Northern Virginia – will require a cautionary approach by all, especially in Virginia’s urban crescent, according to Virginia Tech’s finance expert Derek Klock.
Many favorite summer activities have already been postponed until next year. Families may need to look closer to home for a refreshing change of pace after long periods of doing jobs and schoolwork at home.
The implementation of social distancing policies, restaurant dine-in prohibitions, and stay-at-home orders across the U.S. during the COVID-19 pandemic have severely impacted market channels for seafood consumers, recreational fishermen, and allied businesses, according to new survey results by Virginia Tech.
Medical professionals and hospital staff are working on the frontlines to save lives during the coronavirus pandemic, but also tasked with managing the confidentiality of patient data, patient safety, and communication between physicians, patients, and their families.
In these times, business is personal, and these storefront signs reflect the personalities of the business owners and employees as well as reflects their unique perception of how the pandemic affects them and their customers.
Charles Calderwood of the Virginia Tech Department of Psychology investigates how employees perceive, respond to, and recover from work stress. He also is a parent, working from home, balancing work duties and teaching online classes while being a full-time father and husband.
For parents, explaining the loss of a job to a child is an undeniably difficult task. Tom Ollendick an expert in child psychology and director of the Virginia Tech Child Study Center offers some advice.