One word makes all the difference at the Supreme Court.
Linda Fairstein (Law ’72) earned the nickname "Hell on Heels" during her 25 years as chief prosecutor for Manhattan's Sex Crimes Unit. Having helped reform a judicial system myopic about violence towards women, she's turned her talents to crime fiction.
The UVA School of Medicine employs sophisticated simulations to train third-year medical students for trauma scenarios.
In 1960, UVA was on the vanguard of the emerging field of nuclear energy. Then came Three Mile Island.