Brain Awareness Week - Penn State Altoona

Penn State Altoona will host Brain Awareness Week March 23 – 29, 2014.

The program comes on the heels of the annual international celebration held the second week in

March. This year’s theme is “Get Connected.”

Brain Awareness week is a global campaign spearheaded by the Dana Foundation to promote

and spread the word about the progress and benefits of brain research, as well as to celebrate the

amazing wonder of the brain.

Speakers, demonstrations, and lab tours will be offered throughout the week. There will also be

several seminars including sport concussion from an athletic trainer’s perspective, easing away

stressful emotions, and traumatic brain injury.

The program is free and open to the public. Visit for a complete schedule

Sunday, March 23, 2014 - 9:00am to Saturday, March 29, 2014 - 6:00pm