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2024 Collaborative Project Courses Faculty Fellows.
May 20, 2024

This year’s cohort includes 19 instructors affiliated with five Duke schools, two university institutes and North Carolina Central University. read more about Meet the 2024 Collaborative Project Courses Faculty Fellows »


Tracing the Roots team photo.
May 8, 2024

For the past two years, a Bass Connections team has been studying the experiences of those who provide and receive food assistance in Durham with the hope of strengthening the local food security network. read more about Tracing the Roots of Food Insecurity in Durham »


Class of 2024 icon.
May 6, 2024

These 17 graduate and professional students from the Class of 2024 share reflections on their Bass Connections experience. read more about Graduate and Professional Student Spotlight: Reflections from the Class of 2024 »


Class of 2024.
April 29, 2024

These 20 seniors took a moment before graduation to share what their Bass Connections experiences have meant to them. read more about Senior Spotlight: Reflections from the Class of 2024 »


Student at showcase.
April 22, 2024

More than 750 students, faculty, staff and community partners gathered to engage with team members who presented their research through lightning talks, poster presentations and interactive displays. read more about Bass Connections Teams Share Research Highlights at 2024 Showcase »


Members of a Bass Connections team review data in the field in Madagascar.
April 11, 2024

Ten graduate students and 12 undergraduates will pursue faculty-mentored research projects this summer and next year with grant funding from Bass Connections. read more about Meet the Winners of the 2024 Bass Connections Student Research Awards »


Kyle Bradbury and students.
April 9, 2024

This call is part of the Collaborative Project Expeditions program, which provides graduate students with a stipend of $1,750 to work with faculty on a course design project. read more about Faculty Seek Graduate Students to Partner on Course Design »


Jade Terry and Mia Buono.
April 5, 2024

Master’s student Mia Buono and doctoral student Jade Terry are the co-winners of the 2024 Bass Connections Award for Outstanding Mentorship. read more about Two Graduate Students Honored for Their Exceptional Mentorship »


Maria Tackett with students.
April 5, 2024

Nicole Schramm-Sapyta and Maria Tackett are the winners of the 2024 Bass Connections Leadership Award, which recognizes outstanding faculty and staff for their commitment to students on year-long project teams. read more about Deep Commitments to Students and Community Drive Winners of Leadership Award »


Ignite team.
March 21, 2024

Two Bass Connections teams are studying the relationship between informal learning and STEM identity formation in partnership with the Museum of Life and Science in Durham. read more about Museum Partnerships Serve as Roots for Growing Kids’ STEM Identity »


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