Tag Archives: disability

After Everest

After Erik Weihenmayer became the first blind person to summit Mount Everest, his expedition leader said to him: “Don’t make Everest the greatest thing you ever do.” Weihenmayer, a member of the BC Class of 1991, has gone on to lead expeditions … Continue reading

Posted in Alumni Authors | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Disability bioethics

Rosemarie Garland-Thomson, co-director of the Disability Studies Initiative at Emory University, will present “Disability Bioethics: Toward Theory and Practice” on Nov. 3 at 7 p.m. in the Murray Room of Yawkey Center. Garland-Thomson, who is a professor of English at … Continue reading

Posted in Guest Authors | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment