University of St. Thomas

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University of St. Thomas

Event(s) Summary

Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:




Type of Events Held:

  • Exhibit
  • Lecture/ Briefing

Target Audiences:

  • Elementary school students(1-5)
  • University students

Approximate Number of People Reached:


Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:

We took our Principles of Neuroscience classes to local first grade classrooms and presented stations at which kids could learn about brain concepts. We presented a series of tables with information during lunch hour outside the student cafeteria. We presented a lecture on Neurodevelopment.

Event Planning & Publicity

Publicity Methods Used:

  • Emails
  • Social Media

Which of These Publicity Methods Was The Most Successful?

Social media reached the most people


Of the Dana Foundation publications/resources distributed at your event(s), if any, please indicate the three most popular. Please choose up to three. If "other," please indicate below:

  • Brain-shaped Erasers
  • The Mindboggling Workbook

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

  • New Lesson Plans
  • Activities/Experiments
  • New Puzzles/Games

Contact Information

Contact Name:

Sarah Hankerson

Contact Phone:


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