Outreach and Volunteering

 Student-Led Activities / Outreach and Volunteering    


Peer Led Workshops: Enhancing Student Success by addressing aspects of navigating research that may not be addressed in coursework or formal training in fully peer led workshops (NO FACULTY).  By keeping the workshops among grad students it encourages participants to speak openly among their peers.

Annual Neuroscience Spring Symposium: An annual student run symposium.

  • Student Chosen Topic

  • Student Invited Speakers

  • Student Talks and Awards

  • Workshops and Panel Discussions

  • Networking

  • Banquet Dinner

Annual Neuroscience Program Retreat:

  • Student Poster Session

  • Student and Faculty Talks

  • Workshops

  • Data Blitz

  • Recreation and fun!

Local Outreach Events:

  • Michigan DNA Day

  • The Young Scientists’ Expo

  • Detroit Science Center

NGSO – Neuroscience Graduate Student Organization: Provides student representation on NGP committees and leadership roles for NGP events.

Volunteer opportunities in Ann Arbor                             


826michigan--Ann Arbor Art Center--Ann Arbor YMCA--Big Brothers Big Sisters of Washtenaw County--Food Gatherers

Michigan Theater--Neutral Zone--Project Grow--Ronald McDonald House Charities of Ann Arbor--Safehouse Center--The Ark