Outreach 2020 – 2021

July 20, 2020 : Tony Lanzirotti and Mark Rivers presented a virtual tour to the 2020 ANL summer interns on earth and planetary synchrotron research at GSECARS.
July 13, 2020 : Matt Newville presented a virtual talk to the ANL high school camp, “Coding for Science”. In this camp students learned Python and how to apply it to scientific problems.
June 2020 : GSECARS welcomes summer student Alex Nicolellis. He will be working for Matt Newville on a project, “Web-based X-ray properties of the elements and absorption calculations”.
March 6, 2020 : GSE staff scientist Matt Newville showed physics majors and their professors from Hastings College, Nebraska synchrotron reasearch techniques used at GSECARS.
February 20, 2020: GSE Staff scientist Joanne Stubbs worked with eighth graders from local schools in Argonne’s Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day. This day gives young female students a unique opportunity to discover engineering careers alongside world-class scientists and engineers.
February 19, 2020: GSECARS hosted a group of University of Chicago Lab School chemistry students. The group visited all three CARS sectors and learned about synchrotron radiation research in material science,  biology and earth and mineral sciences.

February 13, 2020 : GSECARS hosted high school students from Glenbard East High School. The students ran an experiment at 13 IDE,
“Manganese hyperaccumulation in Brassica juncea when co-cropped with Lupinus perennis”. They will present their results at the APS User Meeting Poster Session in April.

February 13, 2020 : GSECARS was pleased to host a tour from The University of Chicago Principal Gifts and Leadership Engagement groups.

January 17, 2020 : GSECARS welcomes Univeristy of Chicago, Department of Physical Sciences, Dean Angela Olinto. She toured Sector 13 to learn about synchrotron research in the earth and planetary sciences conducted by GSECARS.