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Tessa R Lavorgna
Oct 31, 2017

TUNA Meet and Greet with Dr. Peter Agre, Nobel Prize Recipient

Oct 31, 2017 by Tessa R Lavorgna

Hey TUNA members! Make sure to save the date for this amazing opportunity to meet and chat with Dr. Peter Agre, a Nobel Prize recipient. Dr. Agre received this honor for his discovery of Aquaporin, the protein that forms water channels in the body.  The meet and greet is on November 14th from 9-11am in Boggs 600. There will be coffee and refreshments, and it is casual! Stop in if you have an extra 15 minutes between classes, or come and stay for the entire time. Ask him questions about his...

Natasha Topolski
Feb 22, 2016

Brain Bee Volunteers NEEDED!

Feb 22, 2016 by Natasha Topolski

Hey TUNA! We are hosting the first Louisiana Brain Bee on March 12th and we need YOUR help! The Brain Bee is a competition for local high schoolers who are passionate about neuroscience. It is an opportunity for them to come to Tulane not only to show off their knowledge of neuroscience but also to experience the Tulane Neuroscience Program. They will participate in a neuroscience workshop in the teaching lab with real brains and activities, talk to a student panel about college and life as...

Natasha Topolski
Oct 22, 2015

TUNA Trivia at Dat Dog TOMORROW!

Oct 22, 2015 by Natasha Topolski

Good morning TUNA! TOMORROW is our first big social! We are heading over to Dat Dog for a special TUNA Trivia Night!!! The event is at 4:00pm and we'll be meeting at Freret and McAlister and walking over together at 3:40.  We are hoping this will be a good opportunity for Brain Buddies to meet and work together to solve the TUNA Trivia! If you signed up for a group at any point you should receive an email today with your group members, please reach out to them and try to come together BUT i...

Natasha Topolski
Oct 19, 2015

Upcoming Events!

Oct 19, 2015 by Natasha Topolski

Hey TUNA! I hope you all had a great fall break and are ready for are a bunch of exciting events that are coming up! On Wednesday at 7:00pm in Goldring/Woldenbern Hall I (Buisness School) Room 100 Tulane United for Autism is hosting an Autism Panel Discussion where six professionals and advocates of Autism Spectrum Disorder will be speaking about their experience and answering questions. Below is the Facebook link to the event and a link where you can submit an anonymous question for the ...

Natasha Topolski
Oct 9, 2015

Mental Health Outreach Opportunities

Oct 9, 2015 by Natasha Topolski

Hey TUNA! I am excited to inform you of some wonderful opportunities that have arisen to get involved in improving mental health at Tulane and in New Orleans. Our Mental Health Chair, Gali has been working very closely with the Tulane chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) to create programs to foster health and well being and the first opportunity to get involved is this weekend.  This Sunday at 5:00pm in the SOC a group of Tulane students will be meeting to write uplift...

Natasha Topolski
Oct 7, 2015

TUNA Updates & General Body Meeting!

Oct 7, 2015 by Natasha Topolski

Hey TUNA! I know it's been a while since the last update so I have a bunch to go over! First! People who expressed interest for Brain Buddies have all been placed in groups and we are SO excited to get the program started!! We have a meeting scheduled for Thursday (tomorrow!) at 7:30pm in the Race Room (LBC 201) and we will be doing some fun Brain Buddies activities so if you signed up please do your best to show up for your group!! And even if you didn't sign up, we will still be going o...

Natasha Topolski
Sep 14, 2015

TUNA News!

Sep 14, 2015 by Natasha Topolski

Hey TUNA! After a long weekend of interviews and great ideas we are thrilled to announce the new members of our Leadership Team! We enjoyed getting to know everyone that applied and can not wait to work with all of you to see many of the ideas proposed turn into reality!! So without further ado we would like to welcome: Gali Du as Mental Health Chair and Caitlin Prince as Events/Fundraising Chair to our External Leadership Committee  AJ Ostrowe as Publicist and Tessa Lavorgna as Social Ch...

Natasha Topolski
Sep 10, 2015

Pizza on the Patio TOMORROW

Sep 10, 2015 by Natasha Topolski

  PIZZA ON THE PATIO is TOMORROW! Date: September 11, 2015  Time: 12-2pm Where: Percival Stern Patio behind Freret PJ’s Stop by for a few minutes or stay for the full two hours and meet Professors, Graduate Students, Undergraduate Students! Enjoy FREE pizza! Chat with other Neuro majors! Network!   RSVP to the facebook event below!: