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From UFO seekers to Wall Street occupiers, Carr documents it

September 25, 2013

Guns made from 3-D printing, microscopic creatures capable of surviving in space, and a man who will eat anything from rolls of toilet paper to painter’s caulk in a bid to end world hunger — you wouldn’t expect to find videos on these topics on the same website, let alone from a single person. But Erin Lee Carr has produced documentary films centered on all these subjects, among others.

Scripts and the City

September 10, 2013

As New York City’s special narcotics prosecutor, Bridget Brennan has seen the city’s drug habit shift from the needle to the crack pipe to the prescription pad.

After death, novelist’s longtime dream comes true

April 11, 2013

Bridget Zinn always wanted to be a published novelist. Her dream is finally coming true — nearly two years after the UW–Madison alum died of colon cancer.

UW alumna Alpert to talk about advertising career

March 20, 2013

Teresa Alpert's career took her on a path from the University of Wisconsin–Madison to special education teacher and engineer before leading her to a career in advertising.

NSF deputy director receives WAA’s Distinguished Alumni Award

October 10, 2012

The University of Wisconsin–Madison welcomed Cora Marrett, deputy director of the National Science Foundation (NSF), back to campus Oct. 5-6 as the Wisconsin Alumni Association (WAA) presented her with the 2012 Distinguished Alumni Award.