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Brain Awareness Week(s) - 2024 - March 4-8 and March 13-19!

What is Brain Awareness Week?

Brain Awareness Week is part of a global initiative, sponsored by the Dana Foundation, that aims to promote scientific learning and understanding of the brain within the community. For almost 10 years, neuroscience & psychology students at Weber State have participated in activities in the community and on campus every March.

Watch: More Information About National Brain Awareness Week

Schedule of Events

Throughout the week of March 4 through March 8 (AKA Spring Break), WSU students will be going to local schools to give presentations about different aspects of the brain.


During Brain Awareness Week, March 13 through March19, WSU will host events at the Ogden Treehouse Museum and presentations from brain experts as well as Neuroscience Club events.  


Mandatory training will be held February 26 through March 1.  


Volunteers needed!  Sign up Here for training and volunteering!


Student Presentations

  • Monday, March 4
    • Layton Highschool - 9:30 AM - 1:30 PM 
  • Wednesday, March 6
    • Syracuse Highschool - 9:30 AM - 1:30 PM
    • Bluff Ridge Elementary School - 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Thursday, March 7
    • Layton High School
      • 7:30 AM - 9:30 AM
      • 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
      • 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    • Burch Creek Elementary School - 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM 
  • Friday, March 8
    • Layton High School
      • 7:30 AM - 11:00 AM, 
      • 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Brain Awareness Week

  • Thursday, March 14
    • 5:00 PM - 7:30 PM -  WSU students lead brain-related activities at Ogden Treehouse Museum.
  • Saturday, March 16
    • 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM -  WSU students lead brain-related activities at Ogden Treehouse Museum.

To volunteer for any events, contact the Neuroscience Club at

Community Involvement

Get Involved

Join the Neuroscience Club in March during spring break to celebrate National Brain Awareness Week. We visit schools along the Wasatch Front teaching elementary and high school students about the brain. Your help is needed to make this week a success. You can help all week or just for a few hours. Don't know anything about the brain? We will hold volunteer training sessions. 

For Our Area Educators

If you are interested in having us visit your school during Brain Awareness Week, please contact our administrative specialist at


Businesses can help support Brain Awareness Week and the work we do with our local schools by donating. If you would like to donate by check or cash, or if you have any questions, please contact the program director at