Bass Connections brings together Duke faculty and students to explore real-world issues in interdisciplinary research teams.


A poster from the Addressing Global Health Needs Among Refugee Children and Families in Durham project team has won the Bass Connections Poster Award, Judges’ Selection. The team will be recognized at the Bass Connections Showcase.

Alex Rudee (MEM ’18) traveled to Washington, D.C., with his Bass Connections team. Rudee shares his insights from two intense days of meetings with agriculture and forestry experts, policymakers and business leaders.

Senior Katie Kanter reflects on two years of work with the Stemming the Opiate Epidemic through Education and Outreach team. “Everything that we have accomplished – every success and failure – has been devised completely from scratch, beginning with a simple conversation about ideas.”


May 15

Members of the Sustainable Energy Transitions Initiative—including dozens of energy access experts from around the world—will gather at Duke to share lessons learned from their work and discuss how they might collaborate in the future.

May 17

The School of Medicine’s Clinical Research Day brings together faculty, staff, trainees and students to celebrate clinical research and the vast and diverse array of activities taking place across our campus, and to encourage collaborations.