News

September 15, 2017

Bass Connections is accepting proposals for 2018-2019 project teams through November 3. Four information sessions offer opportunities to hear from faculty team leaders about their Bass Connections experiences.

September 6, 2017

The Bass Connections Student Advisory Council is accepting applications through September 22. All Duke graduate and undergraduate students are eligible for this leadership opportunity.

September 5, 2017

Bass Connections is accepting proposals for team-based research projects that engage faculty, undergraduates and graduate/professional students in interdisciplinary exploration of big, unanswered questions about major societal challenges.

August 25, 2017

All Duke faculty are invited to propose interdisciplinary Data+ projects for Summer 2018. Data+ is offered through the Information Initiative at Duke and is part of the Bass Connections Information, Society & Culture theme.

August 10, 2017

Maurizio Forte and his Bass Connections team employed drones and other high-tech tools to discover an Etruscan well connected with a complex network of tunnels.

Indrani Saha
July 31, 2017

Headed to her dream graduate program in September, Indrani Saha reflected on her four years at Duke and the continuing impact of Bass Connections.

July 27, 2017

The U.N. Climate Change Negotiations Practicum explores international climate change negotiations and climate policy under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change.

July 17, 2017

The newly endowed professorship was made possible through a gift from Gregg Hymowitz that received matching funds from the Bass Connections Challenge Fund. Boyd will join Mary Story as the co-theme leader for Bass Connections in Global Health.

July 17, 2017

Did a pope write a dictionary? And can research be “groovy”? Student researchers sought to answer those and other challenging questions in Story+, a pilot program sponsored by the Franklin Humanities Institute and Bass Connections in partnership with Versatile Humanists at Duke.

Stemming the Opiate Epidemic team
July 7, 2017

A Bass Connections project team wrapped up its summer session with a Naloxone kit-building party in collaboration with the North Carolina Harm Reduction Coalition.

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