From classrooms to Congress!

“Nothing great is ever achieved without enthusiasm”    -Ralph Waldo Emerson For several years, we’ve gathered enthusiastic undergraduates and graduates to connect, collaborate and engage in their community, building networks and inspiring K-12 students and the public about research and discovery in neuroscience and art. Our students want to leave…

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BioGifting brains

“You ask the world, and the world says no It’s the world’s refrain, mine says go…”   -John Gorka Our outreach office and supplies  –  our pipe cleaners, air dry clay, sheep brains, cerebral jello molds, EEG electrodes  –  were once kept in a closet behind two locked doors. The…

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Brain Lessons at Liberty

Our Noggin volunteers tackled sclerotic commuter highways to meet with sleepy 10th graders at Liberty High School in Hillsboro Public Schools last week, early on a foggy autumn morning… We were invited by Ramona Toth, the Health and Chemistry teacher at Liberty, whose classroom we’d visited previously on the same memorable day we’d…

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Nourishing cultural roots @ OAEA

NW Noggin was delighted to participate in the annual Oregon Art Education Association (OAEA) conference in Wilsonville, just down I-5 from Portland! It was a brilliantly colorful autumn day to run a workshop titled “STEAM Ahead! Using Art and Science to Engage Underserved Communities…” LEARN MORE: 2017 OAEA Conference Brochure We’d…

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Noggin Fest 2017!

Post by Noggin Resource Council member Jesse Hamlin WOW! The inaugural year of Noggin Fest was a great success! We packed the Alberta Rose Theater on a rainy Wednesday night, and partied until the wee hours with science, music, brains and art! LEARN MORE: Noggin Fest – Shannon Entropy, King Who, Cambrian…

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