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Beyond the Lab 2021

What is the Beyond the Lab program?

The Beyond the Lab program is an extension of the Humanities Lab, and more specifically faculty-student team collaborations. Beyond the Lab is designed to support students who wish to further develop their Lab’s impact outcomes beyond the semester’s end, with the mentorship, guidance and expertise of the faculty.

Beyond the Lab 2021 – Disrupting Dis/Ability

The Humanities Lab Fall 2020 – Disrupting Dis/Ability Lab students decided to carry over their initiative to Spring 2021 to build upon their Lab’s original impact outcome – developing a new layer on ASU’s Interactive Campus Map. Mapping Access spans across all four of the metro Phoenix campuses and helps individuals find building entrances, accessible restrooms, etc.

Scroll down to learn more about their Beyond the Lab projects!

Mapping Access – ASU West Campus

Students from the Fall ’20 Disrupting Dis/Ability Lab built upon their Lab’s original impact outcome – developing a new layer on ASU’s Interactive Campus Map – through the Humanities Lab’s Beyond the Lab program. Their now active Accessibility layer spans all four metro Phoenix campuses and helps individuals identify accessible restrooms, building entrances and universal changing tables through the click of a button. The image on the left is a flyer the team distributed calling for volunteers to help in their mapping efforts across the ASU West Campus.

On the right is a State Press article that shares more about the intricacies of their work, the article can be read here!