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February 17, 2020

The deadline to apply is March 6 at 5:00 p.m. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. read more about Applications Remain Open for Several 2020-2021 Project Teams »


James Herrera.
February 10, 2020

The Bass Connections community is invited to recognize graduate students and postdocs who have made tremendous contributions to the success of a project team. read more about Nominate a Grad Student or Postdoc for the 2020 Bass Connections Mentorship Award »


Jason Kwak and Neelesh Pandey.
February 7, 2020

Jason Kwak and Neelesh Pandey write about their travels to Washington, D.C., to research the ethics and economics of sports betting. read more about Sports Gambling: The Costs, Benefits and Ethical Implications of Legalization »


Team leader, Katie Sellgren.
January 31, 2020

A Bass Connections project team is developing a tool to access an untapped source of important health data. read more about Smart Toilet Saves Vital Health Data from Getting Flushed »


Bass Connections team in Zambia.
January 28, 2020

A Bass Connections project team set out to understand the energy access problem and potential solutions from the perspectives of people dealing with it first-hand. read more about Team Explores Energy Access in Zambia from the Ground Up »


Bass Connections team members.
January 27, 2020

A $5 million gift from the Mary Alice Fortin Foundation will provide opportunities for Duke students to work with faculty on complex societal problems. read more about $5 Million Gift from Fortin Foundation Will Support Bass Connections Program »


Open Design+ icon.
January 24, 2020

Open Design+ is a new summer research experience offered during Summer Term II. Students can apply by February 14; applications will be evaluated on a rolling basis. read more about Spend Your Summer Tackling Real-world Problems Using Design Thinking »


Baby.
January 22, 2020

ABC Thrive is affiliated with Bass Connections and housed in the Office of the Vice Provost for Interdisciplinary Studies. Seed grants of $20,000 to $40,000 are available. read more about Faculty Teams Can Apply for Seed Grants to Explore Innovations in Early Childhood »


Alexandra DiGiacomo
January 21, 2020

Alexandra DiGiacomo ’20 writes about her research examining how drone-based remote sensing methods can help assess habitat health along the North Carolina coast. read more about Summer in the Salt Marshes: Using Drones to Monitor the Health of Coastal Habitats »


Saumya and Godfrey.
January 15, 2020

The Bass Connections Student Research Award provides funds of up to $5,000 to support student-directed research projects. read more about Apply for a Bass Connections Student Research Award by March 6 »


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