April 30, 2010 — Patricia Porterfield Hart, 76, died on April 21 in Charlottesville. A registered technologist, she worked as an X-ray and cobalt technician for 9 1/2 years at the University of Virginia Medical Center, treating cancer patients.
Filmed entirely in Virginia, “Loving” is already an Oscar frontrunner for its portrayal of Richard and Mildred Loving, an interracial couple whose fight for the right to marry resulted in a landmark Supreme Court ruling.
James Perla produces “Maps, Magic and Medicine,” a podcast that brings together many voices on ecological and cultural diversity in the Amazon region, including some from indigenous people and some from UVA.
Christopher Doley helped negotiate a $20 billion payout from BP and is now leading restoration efforts in five states and the Gulf of Mexico.