PiN Activities

Underrepresented Students in Neuroscience.  USN seeks to provide community support for students who are underrepresented minorities or who come from underrepresented/non-academic backgrounds.  By providing strong peer support and faculty mentorship, USN hopes to combat actively the “imposter syndrome.”  USN additionally seeks to help students strengthen academic backgrounds that might be weak in a particular area by helping such students find tutors or study groups.   Women in Neuroscience.   Women in Neuroscience  (“WIN”) was formed nearly two decades ago, when women struggled to move into academic positions.  The original purpose of the group was to give students a private place to discuss issues such as work-life balance, how to deal with unconscious bias, etc.  While these topics are still regularly discussed, the group has expanded its focus and has welcomed male…


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