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.
A Career in Caring
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.
The Continuing Education of Ms. Groves
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.
Explaining the World
Lou Bloomfield, who teaches the popular introductory physics course "How Things Work," explains the science behind objects that students see every day.
Murder, She Writes
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.
Saving the Life of a Dummy
The UVA School of Medicine employs sophisticated simulations to train third-year medical students for trauma scenarios.
The Cerenkov Blue
In 1960, UVA was on the vanguard of the emerging field of nuclear energy. Then came Three Mile Island.