Marianne English

Kathy Kuntz approaches climate change with one goal in mind: Whatever you do, make combating it fun, popular and easy. In fact, when Kuntz and her colleague rolled out the first pilot program for their nonprofit Cool Choices on Earth Day in April, the term climate change didn't even come up. more

Jul 7, 2011 2:00 PM News

In a basement laboratory, Carol Meteyer places a dead tri-colored bat on an elevated table. Covered in protective gear, she resembles a surgeon calculating where to make the first cut. Meteyer, a wildlife pathologist, is responsible for performing a necropsy -- an autopsy for animals. Working with an assistant, she carefully slices paper-thin pieces from the bat's wing for testing. more

Apr 21, 2011 2:00 PM News

Two years ago and thousands of miles from home, Jesse Davis envisaged a new kind of Internet business. The idea struck Davis, a UW-Madison senior at the time, as he read Thomas Friedman's bestseller "The World Is Flat" while traveling by bus through Israel. more

Dec 2, 2010 3:00 PM News