BC Theologian Lisa Sowle Cahill Honored with Yves Congar Award for Theological Excellence

January 2015. Boston College J. Donald Monan, S.J., Professor of Theology Lisa Sowle Cahill has been honored with the 2015 Yves Congar Award for Theological Excellence. Named in honor of Cardinal Yves Congar (1904-1995), the award recognizes the contributions of contemporary theologians working, writing, and teaching, as the cardinal did, in light of the tradition while moving that tradition forward to meet the challenges of today. The award is presented annually by Barry University in Miami Shores, Florida.

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Meet the 11-Year-Old Girl Changing the Way America Thinks About Disabilities

Growing up with muscular dystrophy, 11-year-old Melissa Shang has faced her fair share of challenges. But the middle schooler is hardly willing to let her disability dictate her life. The precocious adolescent is taking action, along with her older sister Eva, to raise awareness about the experience of living with a disability by co-authoring a novel featuring a young protagonist with muscular dystrophy. Read and watch the video here

Online Job Applications – Take the Survey Now!

Have you ever applied for a job online? Tell us about your experiences! PEAT is conducting a national survey about the accessibility of online job applications. This initiative will help us to better understand and document accessibility needs related to online job seeking and inform PEAT’s future efforts in this area. Additional details on the survey are below, and you can take the survey by visiting https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/Y5L39RT(link is external).