SPECIAL ISSUE: 2009 Volume 8 Issue 1

Special Issue

Introduction to Papers from the FUN 2008 Macalester Workshops
Proceedings of the 2008 Faculty for Undergraduate Neuroscience Workshops at
Macalester College, St. Paul, MN, July 17 to July 20, 2008

By Bruce R. Johnson, Mary E. Harrington, and Eric P. Wiertelak

Jeanne Narum: A Lifetime of Achievement
By Julio J. Ramirez and Eric P. Wiertelak

Sex, Gender, and the Brain: A Non-Majors Course Linking Neuroscience and Women’s Studies
By Kristina S. Mead

Vision and Art: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Neuroscience Education
By Rosa Lafer-Sousa and Bevil R. Conway

Building Neural Networks Within the Academy: Connecting Neuroscience to Other Disciplines
By Lawrence J. Wichlinski

A Self-Study Tutorial using the Allen Brain Explorer and Brain Atlas to Teach Concepts of Mammalian Neuroanatomy and Brain Function
By Bruce G. Jenks

Modular Digital Course in Undergraduate Neuroscience Education (MDCUNE): A Website Offering Free Digital Tools for Neuroscience Educators
By William Grisham

Teaching Neurophysiology to Undergraduates using Neurons in Action
By Ann E. Stuart

Developing a Project-Oriented Introduction to Neuroscience Lab at Hope College
By Leah A. Chase and Christopher C. Barney

Teaching Laboratory Neuroscience at Bowdoin: The Laboratory Instructor Perspective
By Stephen Hauptman and Nancy Curtis

g-PRIME: A Free, Windows Based Data Acquisition and Event Analysis Software Package for Physiology in Classrooms and Research Labs
By Gus K. Lott III, Bruce R. Johnson, Robert H. Bonow, Bruce R. Land, and Ronald R. Hoy

Teaching Undergraduate Neuroscience in the Digital Age
By Christopher A. Korey

Higher Education and the Society for Neuroscience: a website proposal that helped catalyze a change in policy.
By Richard F. Olivo

Brain Awareness Week and Beyond: Encouraging the Next Generation
By Colleen D. McNerney, Eun-Joo Chang, and Nicholas C. Spitzer

New(er) Kids on the Block – Voices of Junior FUN Faculty
By Shelly D. Dickinson

SOMAS-URM: The Evolution of a Mentoring and Summer Research Program
By Julio J. Ramirez and Scott Tonidandel

Facilities Planning for the Neuroscience Curriculum at a Primarily Undergraduate Institution: St. Olaf College’s Regents Hall of Natural and Mathematical Sciences
By Gary M. Muir and David G.L. Van Wylen

The Journal of Undergraduate Neuroscience Education: History, Challenges, and Future Developments
By Gary L. Dunbar, Barbara Lom, William Grisham, and Julio J. Ramirez

Establishing a New Paradigm for Diversity: A Case for Restructuring the Academic Training Environment
By Joseph A. Whittaker and Timothy A. Akers

 

Editors

Eric Wiertelak
Editor-in-Chief
Macalester College

Gary Dunbar
Senior Editor
Central Michigan University

Bruce Johnson
Associate Editor
Cornell University

William Grisham
UCLA

Jean Hardwick
Ithaca College

James Kalat
North Carolina State

Barbara Lom
Davidson College

Michelle Mynlieff
Marquette University

Carol Ann Paul
Wellesley College

Julio Ramirez
Davidson College

Raddy L. Ramos
NY College of Osteopathic Medicine/NY Institute of Technology

Amy Jo Stavnezer
College of Wooster

Bob Wyttenbach
Emory University

Michael Zigmond
University of Pittsburgh