Our students, staff and faculty are constantly discovering new ways to engage with their communities. Below, on the right, you can find links and contact information for annual events. On the left, we keep a news feed with up-coming large events and celebrations of past events.
Annual events and partner organizations
Brain Awareness Week: traveling classroom presentations about brain structure and function for 4th-8th graders. March 15-21, 2021
Go4BRAINS: summer neuroscience camp for high school students. Registration is open!
Brain Bee: we host an annual state-wide competition for high-school students; the winner competes at the National Brain Bee!
Brains at the State Fair: come out and see a real human brain and talk to neuroscience faculty, staff and students about your questions.
Our students enjoy visiting farmer’s markets and other venues with CBS’s Market Science.
The Institute for Child Development’s Growing Brains teams are experts at presenting interactive, neuroscience-inspired lessons on developing brains and students’ agency in their own development.
LADDER: monthly Saturday meetings at UROC. We'll do a Neuroscience day when in-person programming resumes.
INSPIRE hosts an annual conference for high school students. Next year is Neuroscience!
SciGirls and Cerebroedu.org is looking for Latinx role models
YWCA EUREKA program: after-school programming and science internships for girls in 8th-12th grade
MINDS Post-Baccalaureate Research Program for Underrepresented Minorities in Pursuit of a Career in Neuroscience.
CNS The goal of this program is to provide diverse individuals interested in neuroscience research with the professional tools needed to be successful.