Wheels @ W&M – Weeks 3-5

The Wren Chapel is partially accessible, via the exterior lift and then a portable ramp that the staff are more than happy to put up for you.

The past few weeks have been hectic.  Every building I visit just gives me more questions.  I’m learning a lot about the meaning of access, and how important attitudes are in effecting change. It’s interesting to discover pockets of accessibility around campus, like a little section of a building where every door has an opener, […]

Wheels @ W&M – Weeks 1&2

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So, I’m finishing up the second of my seven weeks of summer research. I’ve learned a lot so far, about the research process and accessibility at the College! For one thing, I may have bitten off a bit more than I can chew with the original scope of this project.  I had originally planned to look at […]

Abstract: Wheels at William & Mary: an Adventure in Accessibility

Over the course of the summer of 2013, I will be working to identify aspects of William and Mary’s campus that could be changed to better facilitate the needs of students, faculty, and visitors with disabilities.  This research is significant because not only is campus inaccessibility a problem for current students, but it could also […]