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.