The author and editor of more than 150 books, founder of the American Crossword Puzzle Tournament and subject of the 2006 documentary Wordplay, Shortz returned to Grounds on April 3 to deliver a lecture and challenge his audience with puzzles.
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"Orbiting the earth, as thrilling as it is, is not exploring space."
Lancaster will step down in August as dean of the UVA School of Nursing. She has held the position since 1989, making her the longest tenured dean on Grounds.
After a rocky first year in an Atlanta school, Groves decided to put her Harvard master's degree to work in the community that first helped her.
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.