China’s call to impose tariffs on $3 billion worth of U.S. products, a response to President Trump’s push to Implementing tariffs on China, could lead to a trade war that will hurt both countries, says a Virginia Tech expert who has focused her research efforts on Chinese markets for over a decade.
As the city of Atlanta’s online data is still being held hostage by ransomware hackers, expert David Raymond explains how attacks such as this could be the tip of the iceberg unless cities proactively seek network security.
Reed met King during the Montgomery Bus Boycott and joined him on the 1963 March on Washington. He saw also saw King speak over 30 times, marched following his assassination in Memphis and attended his funeral in Atlanta.
According to Virginia Tech Associate Professor Jason Grant, who opposes the proposed increased tariffs, trade economists fear retaliation from other countries should the U.S. follow through with the suggested 25 percent steel and ten percent aluminum tariffs.
On the Record was launched by the university’s media relations team last fall with a goal of elevating Virginia Tech research and connecting faculty to reporters from national and trade publications based in Washington, D.C.
According to a recent study published in Violence and Gender video games decrease the likelihood of producing hate material online and researcher Jim Hawdon says “this finding suggests that violent video games may serve as an outlet for aggression, not a precursor.”
Following resident complaints last fall, Marc Edwards and his team found lead contamination and discolored water in some Denmark, S.C. homes. He now wants to test to see whether bacteria tainted the wells that supply Denmark’s water.
Federal recognition just granted to six Virginia Indian tribes is long overdue, according to Virginia Tech’s director of American Indian Studies, Sam Cook. He says there’s much more involved in the recognition than simply benefits such as aid for schools, housing and health care.