Undergrad neuroscience program makes national list

Neuroscience students work with Beth Wee, far right, director of undergraduate and master’s programs in neuroscience at Tulane, in the program’s teaching lab. Neuroscience is one of the top majors for undergraduates, many of whom plan to go to medical school or graduate school. (Photo by Paula Burch-Celentano) In the year 2000, the first Tulane University undergraduate received a degree in neuroscience. The program has grown to be one of the largest on campus, with 337 majors enrolled this semester and 85 graduates receiving degrees in 2015.The numbers only tell part of the story, however. Recently the educational website study.com recognized the Tulane program as one of the best in the nation, including it among the top 12 programs nationally.“Tulane’s strong showing in neuroscience is a wonderful example of the…


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