Brain Awareness Week

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Lake Superior State University

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Lake Superior State University

Event(s) Summary

Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:

1

Year:

2020

Type of Events Held:

  • Conference/Forum
  • Lecture/Briefing

Target Audiences:

  • General Public
  • High school students (9-12)
  • Seniors
  • University students

Approximate Number of People Reached:

unknown

Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:

Due to COVID-19, Lake Superior State University went to all online course delivery the week before our event was supposed to occur. Working with the library staff, we switched to a virtual set of presentations by the students in Physiological Psychology and Neurogenetics. These presentations can be found at: https://lakerblogs.lssu.edu/lakercast/series/brain-awareness-week-2020/I plan to distribute this link more broadly now that the supplemental media have been added to some of the presentations.

Event Planning & Publicity

Publicity Methods Used:

  • Posters/Flyers

Which of These Publicity Methods Was The Most Successful?

With the short-notice switch in the event format, our publicity method was not very successful.

Resources

What other downloadable materials would you like the Foundation to provide?

  • New Fact Sheets
  • Activities/Experiments

Which BAW graphic materials did you use in publicizing your events?

  • Brain Awareness Week Logos

Feedback & Keys to Success

How do you feel BAW participation benefited your organization and the local community?

Unknown at this point.

Please share any suggestions or lessons learned that may help others plan future events:

Adaptability and flexibility were vital this year.

Did/do you like our Facebook page?

Yes

Event Photos

event single

Contact Information

BAW Website:

https://lakerblogs.lssu.edu/lakercast/series/brain-awareness-week-2020/

Contact Name:

Kristina J. Olson-Pupek

Contact Phone:

9066352422

Contact Email:

kolsonpupek@lssu.edu

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