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


The Environmental Epidemiology in Latin America team is conducting research on the Madre de Dios River in the Peruvian Amazon. Undergraduates Kelsey Lansdale and Melissa Marchese write with updates from the field.

University Archivist Valerie Gillispie and rising junior Caroline Waring discussed their Story+ summer research project, Stone by Stone, on WUNC’s The State of Things.

On June 27, nine Story+ teams presented their outcomes and shared personal experiences from six weeks of intensive, humanities-based research.


Aug 03

24 interdisciplinary data projects will be featured, and students will be on hand to describe their work on their projects. Refreshments will be provided.

Nov 05

Save the dates for the third annual Energy Week at Duke, a student-organized event series exploring what’s next in energy.

Jan 06

Duke students can scale up their knowledge, sharpen their storytelling and unleash their creativity in a competition for solutions to end global energy poverty.