Be sure to like our Facebook page to get the latest updates on upcoming events. Every year we host monthly faculty lunches with distinguished professors and researchers, have information sessions to help students with course selections and future planning, organize a variety of social events within the Neuroscience major and with other related majors, and do fundraising activities that contribute to the advancement of neuroscience research.

Check back for new events as this page is being constantly updated and there’s much more to come!


Spring 2023 BookBagging 10/26

Do you have any questions about neuroscience classes or how to navigate the neuroscience major? Join NMU Exec on 10/26 at 6:30pm in DIBS!



MTV Cribs


Mentor-Mentee Kickoff Social




Campus Involvement Fair 8/26

This year’s Involvement Fair will take place on Thursday, August 26 from 3-6pm on Baldwin Quad. Please come and find the NMU table!

NMU Exec Applications Open Through 4/26

Apply to be on the 2021-2022 NMU Exec Committee! Applications are due 4/26 at 11:59pm EST. Please email completed applications or any questions to


We can’t wait to read your application!



Past Events:


Neuroscience Mentoring Program: Mentee Applications  Open Until 10/26


Are you a first-year or sophomore interested in neuroscience? Unsure as to how to navigate the many neuroscience opportunities at Duke? Would you like to learn firsthand from an upperclassman mentor how to find a research laboratory, conduct an independent study research project, select neuroscience courses, apply for graduate/medical school, and navigate neuroscience resources at Duke? If yes, we encourage you to apply to be a mentee with the Neuroscience Majors’ Union and Summer Neuroscience Program’s Peer Mentoring Program! After carefully matching mentees and mentors, the Program will host dinner talks and social opportunities to facilitate bonding between the pairs.

****Applications for this program are now open and will close on 10/26/2020 at midnight:

On the application, you will have the option to include the name of your preferred mentor.

Please read the below bios of our 2020-2021 mentors to learn about their interests and research here:


Neuro-Pratt Professor V-Lunch: 10/28

Meet two Duke Pratt professors who have combined computer engineering and neuroscience into their research!

Professor Li is the Clare Boothe Luce Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering whose research interests include neuromorphic computing systems, machine learning acceleration and trustworthy AI, and emerging memory technologies.

Professor Chen is a Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering whose research interests include nonvolatile memory and storage systems, neuromorphic computing, and mobile applications.

Join Us Via Zoom: October 28th from 3-4pm






Neuro Book-Bagging Office Hours for Spring 2021


Need advice on navigating neuroscience courses at Duke? Have question on how to pursue the neuroscience major/minor? We’re here to help!

Monday, October 26th – Friday, October 30th 








October 14: Neuroscience Majors’ Info Session (5:00-6:00pm EDT)

October 1: Virtual Lunch w/Professor Minna Ng (12:15-1:30pm EDT)

January 28: NMU x PMU Research Open House, Bostock 127 (6:30-8pm)

January 14: FLUNCH w/Professor Gregory Samanez-Larkin, The Commons (12pm)



November 1 & November 4: Bookbagging Office Hours, Vondy (12-3pm)

November 6: FLUNCH w/Professor Felipe De Brigard, The Commons (12pm)

November 14th: Trivia & Treats, DIBS multipurpose room (5pm)

October 24: Neuroscience Major Info Session + Guasaca Social, DIBS Multipurpose Room (5pm)

October 15: 2019-2020 Majors Fair, Penn Pavilion (11am-2pm)

September 19: Ice cream social, East Duke 204D (6-8pm)

March 6: SNP Talk with Dr. Anne West, MD, PhD (6-7pm)

March 18: FLUNCH with Dr. Viego, Divinity Cafe (12-1pm)

March 31st: Dodgeball with faculty! Brodie Gym (1-2:30pm)



September 27: Neuroscience students’ Ice Cream Social, East Duke 108 (6-8pm)

October 18: Neuroscience Info Session, Duke Institute for Brain Science (DIBS) (6pm)

February 21: Medical School Panel, DIBS (6-7pm)

February 25: Coffee Chat with Peter Whitehead (3-4pm)