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Nu Rho Psi

nrp logoNu Rho Psi is Emory University's Neuroscience and Behavioral Biology Honor society. Our mission is to recognize and promote leadership, intellectual development, and scholastic achievement in the study of neuroscience and behavior. We aim to advance the study of neuroscience within the college and increase awareness within Emory and the surrounding community.
We work to stimulate academic and professional growth beyond the classroom through programs designed to enhance the regular curriculum and provide rewarding experiences and fellowship through affiliation with the society.
Activities include faculty-student luncheons, social functions, lectures by esteemed members of the Neuroscience community and many other events.

Read more about the national organization and opportunities for students: National Nu Rho Psi website

NBB Nu Rho Psi chapter information

Nu Rho Psi membership is a springboard for networking with like-minded colleagues interested in the study of the brain and behavior. Members receive certificates and lapel pins as an indication of Nu Rho Psi membership.
  • Candidates should have completed two Neuroscience courses, at least one of which is a core class in the NBB major and have a GPA of at least 3.5/4.0.
  • In addition, membership is largely based on showing extracurricular interest in the fields of neuroscience and behavior and genuine interest in participating in the activities of Nu Rho Psi.
  • Contact Alan Weinstein at for enrollment information