Neuroscience Minor at UNCA

Neuroscience Minor at UNCA Welcome to our new Facebook site. We will be posting guest speakers, articles, and alumni news regularly

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04/25/2019
Public Lecture by Bryan Stevenson, Founder and Executive Director of the Equal Justice Initiative - News And Events | UNC Asheville

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Bryan Stevenson, the attorney, activist and best-selling author who led the team that created the first national memorial to victims of lynching, will speak at UNC Asheville’s Kimmel Arena at 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 25. Doors will open at 6 p.m. The talk is free and open to everyone, with suppor...

Students from Dr Foo’s lab presenting their talks and posters at today’s UNCA research symposium.  Excellent job, gu...
04/23/2019

Students from Dr Foo’s lab presenting their talks and posters at today’s UNCA research symposium. Excellent job, guys!

Students from Dr Neelon’s lab presenting their work at the 2019 SYNAPSE conference in High Point, NC earlier this mont...
04/23/2019

Students from Dr Neelon’s lab presenting their work at the 2019 SYNAPSE conference in High Point, NC earlier this month. Way to go!

Wonderful poster presentations from Dr Kaur’s Neurodegenerative Diseases course at today’s UNCA research symposium. ...
04/23/2019

Wonderful poster presentations from Dr Kaur’s Neurodegenerative Diseases course at today’s UNCA research symposium. Great job, all!

Congratulations to Neuro Alum Sarah Luca, who was just accepted to a PhD program at the University of Arizona! We are so...
04/23/2019

Congratulations to Neuro Alum Sarah Luca, who was just accepted to a PhD program at the University of Arizona! We are so proud of you! Safe travels to you and your puppy, Isis!

03/16/2019

Our UNCA Neuro Alum Jeannie Buckner just got accepted to her Orthopaedic Residency at Jacksonville Florida! We are not surprised (if you know Jeannie), but terribly proud of her still!! Way to go!

UNCA Neuro Alum Morgan Todd is posting an entry-level job opportunity as a part-time Newborn Hearing Screener. Details b...
03/06/2019
NATUS Part-time Newborn Hearing Screener (Entry Level) Job in Asheville, NC

UNCA Neuro Alum Morgan Todd is posting an entry-level job opportunity as a part-time Newborn Hearing Screener. Details below

https://www.glassdoor.com/job-listing/part-time-newborn-hearing-screener-entry-level-natus-JV_IC1138579_KO0,46_KE47,52.htm?jl=3108287596&utm_campaign=google_jobs_apply&utm_source=google_jobs_apply&utm_medium=organic&fbclid=IwAR268EZPPte90q40ohWfUjD8PyxXtWWm45fCQqGN37rCMvqEJGAfQ11io28

NATUS is now hiring a Part-time Newborn Hearing Screener (Entry Level) in Asheville, NC. View job listing details and apply now.

Dr. Foo was the plenary speaker at the North Carolina Student Academy of Sciences District 8 competition last week. The ...
03/05/2019

Dr. Foo was the plenary speaker at the North Carolina Student Academy of Sciences District 8 competition last week. The student papers and presentations were inspiring. Keep up the good work, guys!!

Great presentation today by Neuro Alum Connor Ryan who is now in his first year of medical school at ETSU! Thank you for...
02/22/2019

Great presentation today by Neuro Alum Connor Ryan who is now in his first year of medical school at ETSU! Thank you for taking the time to give back to our students. Proud of you!

01/30/2019

Due to inclement weather, today's STEM lecture, "Neuroscience and Meditative Practices" is postponed and rescheduled for next Tuesday, February 5th, at 5:00 pm.

01/29/2019

Neuroscience student lunch this Thursday, Jan 31 12-1 in the RRO Atrium. Can't wait to see you all!

01/19/2019

Dr. Foo will be giving a talk at the Asheville OLLI Reuter Center on Jan. 29th at 5:00 PM titled, "Neuroscience and Meditative Practices." Hope you can make it, if you are interested!

Happy visit by Neuro Alum Keith Chichester, who is pursuing an advanced degree at UA Birmingham's Clinical/Medical Psych...
01/18/2019

Happy visit by Neuro Alum Keith Chichester, who is pursuing an advanced degree at UA Birmingham's Clinical/Medical Psychology PhD program. We are so proud of you!

What an absolute joy it was to catch up with Neuro Alums Elliot Nauert and Emily Reed! We are so proud of you, and excit...
12/19/2018

What an absolute joy it was to catch up with Neuro Alums Elliot Nauert and Emily Reed! We are so proud of you, and excited for your progress in Grad School.

10/23/2018

Reminder: Neuro Minor group advising session. Thurs 12-1 in Zeis 123

One happy result of Hurricane Florence closing down Chapel Hill's Dental school this week: UNCA Neuro Alum Laura Sundmar...
09/13/2018

One happy result of Hurricane Florence closing down Chapel Hill's Dental school this week: UNCA Neuro Alum Laura Sundmark made a surprise visit to Asheville today, on her way to a Dental Conference this weekend. She will be featured as one of only two Pankey Scholarship award winners in the entire USA this year!! So proud of her hard work!

09/06/2018

Happy surprise visit by neuroscience alum Dr. Quentin Reynolds who is completing his residency in Psychiatry and just got engaged to neuroscience alum Tara Carr. We wish all the best in the world for the happy couple :)

06/19/2018

Congratulations to Neuro Alum Alexandra Gropp (nee Tasios) who just accepted a position as a Neurophysiological Intraoperative Monitoring Technologist (NIOM) at Duke University Hospital. Way to go!!

06/18/2018

Congratulations to Neuro Alum Melanie Cusi! After being accepted to multiple schools, she's committed to USU in Bethesda, MD where she will attend tuition-free and be commissioned in the US Air Force after. So proud of you!!

Congratulations to Neuro student Keller Dixon. She is graduating today, and starting Physical Therapy school at Methodis...
05/12/2018

Congratulations to Neuro student Keller Dixon. She is graduating today, and starting Physical Therapy school at Methodist in the fall. Proud of you!

Great presentations by our students at the regional Neuro conference SYNAPSE today. Proud of you guys!
04/15/2018

Great presentations by our students at the regional Neuro conference SYNAPSE today. Proud of you guys!

Neuro alum Keith Chichester (pictured here in the center)  was just accepted at UA Birmingham's Clinical/Medical Psychol...
04/13/2018

Neuro alum Keith Chichester (pictured here in the center) was just accepted at UA Birmingham's Clinical/Medical Psychology PhD program! Congratulations, Keith!

One more fun Jr. Bulldog session to close out the Spring Semester. Our students did great! Way to promote our field and ...
04/10/2018

One more fun Jr. Bulldog session to close out the Spring Semester. Our students did great! Way to promote our field and science to the public!

Our Neuro students did a fabulous job today leading a couple of Jr. Bulldog middle school sessions at UNCA. So proud of ...
03/30/2018

Our Neuro students did a fabulous job today leading a couple of Jr. Bulldog middle school sessions at UNCA. So proud of them!

Great talk today by alum and Olympian hurdler Milan Ristic at Ira Jones Elementary. Thanks for hosting us, Mr. Pruett!!
02/27/2018

Great talk today by alum and Olympian hurdler Milan Ristic at Ira Jones Elementary. Thanks for hosting us, Mr. Pruett!!

02/27/2018

Hi PhD students (and newly minted PhD's), what are some bits of advice you wish you'd known when you were an undergrad about your higher ed experience?

02/17/2018

Congratulations to Neuro student Jack Sherman on his acceptance to the PhD program at Boston University in the Biomolecular Pharmacology program! It's so great to see all your hard work in Dr. Kaur's lab paying off!

Wonderful talk by Dr. Corbin, who got his start in Dr. Neelon's lab prior to his PhD at Cornell. We are so proud of you!
02/16/2018

Wonderful talk by Dr. Corbin, who got his start in Dr. Neelon's lab prior to his PhD at Cornell. We are so proud of you!

12/19/2017

So proud to announce our Neuro Alum Tessa Frank was jus accepted to the Univ of Heidelberg's PhD program to study chronic pain. Way to go, Tessa!!!

Thank you Chancellor Grant for your vision, dedication, and support for Neuroscience at UNCA. Good luck up in Boston to ...
12/19/2017

Thank you Chancellor Grant for your vision, dedication, and support for Neuroscience at UNCA. Good luck up in Boston to you and Jim!

12/09/2017

So proud of Neuro Alum Jason Smith, who just accepted a research coordinator position with Dr. Lidia Moura's lab in the Neurology Department at Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Med School. Way to go!

Congratulations to Neuro student Keller Dixon for presenting her work, "The Effect of Soccer Related Injuries on the Men...
12/07/2017

Congratulations to Neuro student Keller Dixon for presenting her work, "The Effect of Soccer Related Injuries on the Mental Health of Student Athletes" at the UNCA Research Symposium. Great job!

students in our Fundamentals of Neuroscience course got to dissect cow eyes today. Who knows, one of them may go on to c...
11/16/2017

students in our Fundamentals of Neuroscience course got to dissect cow eyes today. Who knows, one of them may go on to cataract surgery one day!

So proud to announce that Neuro student Lacie Wallace will be starting Brody School of Medicine at ECU in the fall! Not ...
08/15/2017

So proud to announce that Neuro student Lacie Wallace will be starting Brody School of Medicine at ECU in the fall! Not bad for a German Major. Way to go, Lacie!

08/07/2017

So thrilled to announce that Neuroscience student award winner, Mary Shell, was just accepted to Medical School at UNC! We are so proud of you!!

07/05/2017
Working Memory and Cognitive Flexibility Training Reveals No Relationship to Fluid Intelligence in College Students | IMPULSE - The Premier Undergraduate Neuroscience Journal | Appalachian State University

Happy to announce that our study of Cognitive Brain Training Programs was just published in the Undergraduate Journal Impulse. Proud of all the hard work that our students put into creating, running, analyzing, and writing it up. Enjoy!

https://impulse.appstate.edu/articles/2017/working-memory-and-cognitive-flexibility-training-reveals-no-relationship-fluid-intell

Recently, there has been an increased interest in cognitive training due to claims of widespread and transferable benefits of online brain training games. A growing body of literature supports the idea that working memory and cognitive flexibility are linked with fluid intelligence and academic succ...

Dr. Foo just won Teacher of the Year at UNCA. Way to go!https://www.unca.edu/2017-teacher-year
05/26/2017
2017 Teacher of the Year | UNC Asheville

Dr. Foo just won Teacher of the Year at UNCA. Way to go!

https://www.unca.edu/2017-teacher-year

For Patrick Foo, associate professor of psychology and UNC Asheville’s 2017 Distinguished Teacher of the Year, teaching is about “improving people’s lives.” And from the letters nominating him for the Distinguished Teaching award, he has certainly improved the lives of his students and colleagues.

happy to be seeing two Foo lab alumni after they successfully completed their Master's degrees. way to go, Madison and J...
05/05/2017

happy to be seeing two Foo lab alumni after they successfully completed their Master's degrees. way to go, Madison and Jacob!

Wonderful research presentations today by Keller Dixon and Jacob Wisnoski at the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute on co...
05/05/2017

Wonderful research presentations today by Keller Dixon and Jacob Wisnoski at the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute on concussions in military service members and college soccer players. Thank you OLLI for hosting us, and great job to Keller and Jacob!

great posters from our Neuro students at today's UNCA research symposium. Great job all!
04/26/2017

great posters from our Neuro students at today's UNCA research symposium. Great job all!

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