The 2020 Brain Awareness Week has been cancelled due to COVID-19. Check back for information on the 2021 Brain Awareness Week.
The annual Brain Awareness Week (BAW) is a nationally recognized innovative academic outreach program at the College with the overall goal to educate and engage on broad issues of Brain, Mind, and Behavior.
BAW first began in 2003 and is collaboratively organized annually by the neuroscience student organizations Nu Rho Psi and SYNAPSE, with contributions by the Neuroscience Program, the Biology Department, and the Psychology Department. The National Society for Neuroscience recognized the 2010 Lake Forest College program with its first inaugural and annual Brain Awareness Week Award.
Unable to attend in person? Portions of Brain Awareness Week will be livestreamed, just follow the links below.