Brain Bee Competition for High School Students Set for Feb. 27

Jan 26, 2016

The University of Scranton will host the 17th annual Northeast PA Brain Bee for high school students in grades 9 through 12 on Saturday, Feb. 27. The competition begins at 1 p.m. in the Loyola Science Center on the University’s campus.

In previous years students competing represented schools from throughout northeast Pennsylvania, including, Abington Heights High School, Central Bucks High School East, Hazleton Area High School, Mountain View High School, North Pocono High School, Pittston Area High School Riverside High School, Scranton High School, Wallenpaupack Area High School, Western Wayne High School and Wyoming Area High School, among others.

Sponsored by the Neuroscience Program at the University and the Scranton Neuroscience Society, the Brain Bee is offered free of charge, however, registration is required to participate. The registration deadline is Saturday, Jan. 31.

For more information or to register online, visit or contact Robert Waldeck, Ph.D., program director and associate professor of biology, at 570-941-4324 or


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