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TUNA Events

Upcoming Events

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Past Events

Outreach Events:

TUNA members participated in two "awareness walks" in Fall, 2016, the NAMI (National Alliance for Mental Illness) walk on Saturday, October 15, and the Alzheimer's Walk on Saturday, Novemember 5, 2016. Both were held in Aububon Park.

TUNA continued their outreach efforts by contributing to the Girls in STEM at Tulane (GIST) events on November 12, 2016 and March 11, 2017 and the new outreach project for middle school boys, Boys at Tulane in STEM (BATS) on October 22, 2016 and February 4, 2017.

Alzheimer's Walk 2016


Girls in STEM at Tulane (GIST) was held on Saturday, February 28, 2015. TUNA members hosted a Brain table at registration and helped with the Brain Workshop for middle school girls in the New Orleans area.

Louisiana STEM Expo: Middle school science exposition in Baton Rouge where students presented science projects, and TUNA members shared their enthusiasm about neuroscience with the students.

Brain Awareness Week was held the week of March 16-21, 2015.TUNA members held various events on campus (Brain Panel, Movie Night, Trivia Night, and lab tours) and volunteered at "Your Sensational Brain" at the Children's Library on Napoleon Avenue on Saturday, March 21, 2015. See photos of this wonderful community outreach event!


Brain Awareness Week was held the week of April 7-11, 2014. Several events were planned for students to learn about the brain and nervous system! Students learned about concussions and other sports-related brain injuries, careers in medicine and research, and career preparation. They also enjoyed socializing with members of the Tulane Neuroscience community. Click here for a list of all the events.

Outreach Event: Girls in STEM at Tulane (GIST) Saturday, March 29, 2014 

TUNA hosted a Brain table at registration and TUNA members helped with the Brain Workshop for middle school girls in the New Orleans area.

Outreach Event - Brain Day at the Children's Library

Click here for a story about Brain Day 2014!

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Saturday, March 22, 2014
913 Napoleon Ave. from 2pm - 5pm
The Outreach Brain Awareness Week Event for Children, "Your Sensational Brain" took place on March 22th, 2014 from 2-5PM at the Children’s Resource Center (Children Library) at 913 Napoleon Ave. Check http://gnosn.tulane.edu/media.html for pictures from past Brain Day events.

Alzheimer's Walk 2013

  Halloween Brains! 2013


Brain Panel Monday, March 11, 2013
LBC Room 203 from 3:00 - 5:00 pm
Featuring Neuroscience faculty and researchers.

Brain Lab Thursday, March 14, 2013
Neuroscience Teaching Lab, Room 2021 Stern Hall from 3:30 - 5:30 pm
The teaching lab will be open to visitors for games and other illusions to trick your brain!

"Brain Meets World" Symposium
Monday, March 26 from 4-6pm in Rogers Memorial Chapel
Featuring Dr. Golob ("Neuroscience and Music"), Dr. Wyland ("Neuroscience and Our Social World"), and Dr. Shen ("Neuroscience and Law")

"Inception" Screening
Tuesday, March 27 at 8pm in Jones 102
Featuring Leonardo DiCaprio and Joseph Gordon Levitt. Snacks will be provided!

Brain Foods
Wednesday, March 28 from 11am-1pm outside of PJ's @ Stern

TUNA T-Shirt Sales
Thursday, March 29 in the LBC
Represent TUNA and pick up your 2012 T-shirt at a booth in the LBC! Photo below:

"Brain Meets World" Symposium
Monday, March 26 from 4-6pm in Rogers Memorial Chapel
Featuring Dr. Golob ("Neuroscience and Music"), Dr. Wyland ("Neuroscience and Ethics"), and Dr. Shen ("Neuroscience and Law")

The Brain Room
Friday, March 30 from 3:30-5:30pm in LBC Pedersen Lobby
Real brains will be provided! You won't want to miss this event!

Brain Day 2013

SECS Snow Day
Friday, December 9 from 4 to 6pm on Newcomb Quad
Come out and enjoy music, drinks, food, and fun in the snow on the last day of class! TUNA will be giving out FREE s'mores (which RHA has kindly helped sponsor)! Donations for the Cure Tay-Sachs Foundation will also be very gladly accepted.

Lasting Traces: How HM Shaped the Science of Memory
Thursday, December 1, 2011 in Rogers Memorial Chapel from 4 to 6 pm
Dr. Suzanne Corkin, Professor of Behavioral Neuroscience at MIT, speaks about Henry Molaison's impact on the neuroscience community and the study of memory.

Neuroscience Advising Night
Thursday, November 3 in Boggs 239 from 7-9 pm
Join TUNA and the Tulane Univeristy neurosicence faculty for a chance to figure out your future! Students and professors will be available to answer any questions you might have about classes, internships, requirements, and post-graduation plans.

Alzheimer's Walk
Saturday, October 29 in Audubon Park
Join TUNA and the Alzheimer's Association in the 2011 Greater New Orleans Walk to End Alzheimer's! The 2 mile walk will be held in Audubon Park on Saturday, October 29, 2011. Registration begins at 8:00 AM, and the walk starts at 9:30 AM. Show your support for the millions of Americans living with and affected by Alzheimer's disease.
View Facebook Event :: Go to Alzheimer's Association Page

Pizza on the Patio
Friday, September 16 from 11am to 1pm
Meet your Neuroscience classmates and professors. Eat pizza. Take a break from class. You know you want to.
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Student-Faculty dinner, March 2017

NAMI Walk 2016

"Our Sensational Brain" 2015

Brain Panel 2014: