1) Enrich the high school curricula to an understanding of the neuroscience of the brain.
2) Implement community engagement in a Bachelor of Science undergraduate setting.
One issue that arose immediately was the difficulty of creating an entree into the high school science program, but Polaris High School was very interested. There were 30 UAA students, and they had the choice of going out to present information to the high schoolers, assisting at the Brain Bee event in March, or making posters about the brain for a library poster display. Wilson laughs about the difficulty in planning a new event when you're not a planner!