January 2016

Kelli Sem Denied Pharmacy School Accommodation

By |January 11th, 2016|

Kelli Sem has wanted to be a pharmacist since high school, but the 22-year-old says the North Dakota State University Pharmacy School is standing in her way.

December 2015

Jay Ruckelshaus Named as Rhodes Scholar

By |December 9th, 2015|

The Rhodes Scholarships are the oldest and among the most celebrated international fellowship awards in the world, and Jay Ruckelshaus, a senior at Duke University [...]

September 2015

Back to School: Stories of Success on Campus

By |September 1st, 2015|

Going to college after an SCI is different, but not impossibly so.

August 2015

President Lauds Americans with Disabilities Act at July 20 Event

By |August 4th, 2015|

Photo by White House photographer Pete Souza President Obama invited hundreds of advocates from around the nation to the White House on July [...]

May 2015

Why is the Wheelchair so Scary?

By |May 15th, 2015|

Growing up, there was a man, Mike, who lived down the street and who used a power wheelchair. He had broken his neck as a [...]

September 2014

Alice Wong’s Collaboration with StoryCorps

By |September 25th, 2014|

Alice Wong, an academic researcher and disability advocate from San Francisco, wanted to do something unique to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Americans with [...]

February 2014

Books About Disability for Children

By |February 27th, 2014|

When I was raising my family, I couldn't find children's books that addressed the issue of disability in smart, eye-opening ways. There were books on [...]

November 2013

New Scholarship Fund for Students With Disabilities

By |November 1st, 2013|

The Jim and Martha Greenwood Fund will provide $1.3 million dollars in scholarships for SIU students with disabilities who are interested in pursuing degrees in science and engineering.

October 2010

Life Rolls on for the Reeve Foundation

By |October 1st, 2010|

You know the story: Famous Superman actor has unthinkable accident, experiences near-death and wrestles with his will to live. Assured by his beautiful wife that she will always be there for him and that his children need him, Christopher Reeve, now a vent-dependent quad, decides he wants to live ...

September 2008

Community Colleges: Learn Locally, Live Globally

By |September 1st, 2008|

Photography: Christopher Voelker Voelkerstudio.com A great way to find your path in life is by attending a community college. Although this path doesn't [...]

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