Topic: Academics

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A Word to the Wise

A Word to the Wise

Law students' argument wins justices' approval

One word makes all the difference at the Supreme Court.

Spring 2008

Murder, She Writes

Murder, She Writes

From New York crime fighter to New York Times best seller

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.

Fall 2007

Saving the Life of a Dummy

Saving the Life of a Dummy

How medical students learn to deal with trauma

The UVA School of Medicine employs sophisticated simulations to train third-year medical students for trauma scenarios.

Summer 2007

Crime-Fighters

Crime-Fighters

E-School’s Web tool helps police catch crooks

Spring 2007

The Cerenkov Blue

The Cerenkov Blue

When UVA went nuclear

In 1960, UVA was on the vanguard of the emerging field of nuclear energy. Then came Three Mile Island.

Summer 2006

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