Lisa Genova expressed that her knowledge as a neuroscientist was not enough to fully understand or explain the brain and certain neurological diseases—she had to become a storyteller.
The Boston College psychology department announced a Bachelor of Science degree in neuroscience, the first degrees for which will be awarded to the Class of 2020 and may be declared as early as Sept. 1, 2019 by the classes of 2020, 2021, and 2022.
In his youth, Ingram often pored over pictures of Mass., thinking, “You know, someday, my life’s going to look like that. I’m going to move to New England and wear khakis and penny loafers without socks, and tweed jackets, and strut around, and go out on my friends’ boats. And it’s weird…that was when I was eight and all of that has come true somehow.”
About half of the top 40 ‘U.S. News and World Report’ schools have a neuroscience program.
“Based on the University’s hiring of new faculty interested in the field of neuroscience and plans to construct the IISS, BC should recognize that the time to establish a neuroscience major is quickly approaching.”