Students in the Neuroscience program are exceptional and compete successfully for national awards and fellowships, including those from the National Science Foundation, National Institutes of Health, and the Department of Defense.
Students in the Neuroscience Program are active in a number of outreach activities including BrainsRule!, a one day reverse science fair for middle school students; FEMMES (Females Excelling More in Math, Engineering and the Sciences) promotes the STEM fields to young women throughout the year in a variety of activities; and M.Y.E.L.I.N. (Mentoring Youth and Early Leaders In Neuroscience) participates in monthly science clubs in disadvantaged areas of the community for elementary and middle school children among (https://www.smore.com/crx85-michigan-science-center?ref=email) .
Neuroscience students coordinate the Greater Questions in Neuroscience Colloquium Series which has open discussions on some of the most interesting topics of Neuroscience. Recent topics include the Evolution of Consciousness, Aesthetic Perception, Making Memories and Intelligence Amplification.
Students also join the Neuroscience Graduate Student Organization (NGSO), which coordinates additional outreach activities in local schools, hosts journal clubs and represents the Neuroscience Graduate Program to their peers in PIBS and on campus.
BrainsRule and Myelin 2017!