Here are some of the many tours that our staff gave of the facility in the 2016 calendar year.
- February 19
Tour for Biology's Graduate Recruiting Weekend (organized by Tracey Bradley in Biology).
- February 29
Tour for Chemistry job candidate Xingchen Ye (organized by Judi Roberts). Dr. Ye accepted our job offer and is scheduled to arrive at the beginning of 2017.
- March 8
Tour for seminar speaker Liz Wright (organized by Prof. Roger Innes).
- March 19
Tour for Chemistry's Graduate Recruiting Weekend (organized by Dalane Anderson).
- March 30
Tour for students from Southwestern Jr./Sr. High School in Shelbyville (organized by James Stanton Clark in Chemistry).
- April 11
Tour for several additional prospective graduate students for Biology's graduate programs (organized by Tracey Bradley in Biology).
- May 11
Tour for several Franklin High School Chemistry students (organized by James Stanton Clark in Chemistry).
- June 30
Tour of the Myers Hall EM area for Bloomington area high school students as a part of Project STEM (organized by Melissa Blunck in Biology).
- July 18
Tours of the EM Center facilities for the Jim Holland Summer Enrichment Program in Biology (organized by Prof. Tuli Mukhopadhyay).
- September 6 & 7
Tours of the Simon Hall EM area for undergraduates in the L312 Cell Biology course (organized by Gabriel Muhire Gihana in Biology).
- September 7
Tour of the Simon Hall EM area for Prof. Alexander Gumennik from the Intelligent Systems Engineering Department in the School of Informatics and Computing.
- September 26
Tour of both Myers and Simon Halls for a group of undergraduates in P407 (Psychology and Brain Sciences' Drugs and the Nervous System). The tours were arranged by Natasha Murataeva from the Gill Center for Biomolecular Science.
- October 17
Impromptu tour of the Simon Hall EM area for two prospective Chemistry graduate students (organized by Chemistry grad student Jocelyn Legere).
- October 17
Tour of the Simon Hall EM area for Ashley Smith, one of the students being recruited to IU through the Getting You Into IU program (organized by Tracey Bradley in Biology).
- October 22
The Simon Hall EMC facility offered tours as part of the third IU Bloomington Science Fest. Science Fest is the name for the expanded science open house that has been hosted by the departments of Astronomy, Chemistry and Physics for the many years, and now includes (among many others) the Biology, Geology and Mathematics departments.
- November 14
Several groups from the Indiana Junior Academy of Science (IJAS) toured several facilities in the Chemistry department, including the Simon Hall EM area (arranged by James Stanton Clark in Chemistry).
- November 16
Christiane Hassel in the Flow Cytometry Core Facility arranged for a tour of the EMC for Sylvia Zellhuber-McMillan, a visiting scholar from the University of Otago in New Zealand.
- November 28
Tour of the Simon Hall EM area for Ming Dong and two undergraduate students who were visiting the IUB campus as part of a program run by the IU Minority Serving Institutions STEM Initiative (arranged by Prof. Charles Dann III in Chemistry).