Team members in front of their poster at the Fortin Foundation Bass Connections Showcase in April 2023.
November 29, 2023

Working closely with community partners, a Bass Connections team examined mental health interventions to help Latinx families thrive. read more about Partnering with Latinx Community Members to Build Resilience Among Immigrant Families »

November 13, 2023

Students of all levels can apply for research funding, either individually or as a group, through two grant opportunities. read more about Fuel Your Interdisciplinary Exploration With a Student Research Grant »

Collage of four Student Advisory Council member headshots.
October 25, 2023

This year’s council includes 11 students, all of whom have participated in Bass Connections. read more about Meet the Members of the 2023-2024 Student Advisory Council »

Team members in front of their poster at the Fortin Foundation Bass Connections Showcase in April 202.
October 19, 2023

A Bass Connections team synthesized data from more than 40 interviews with city officials and individuals to learn what happens after an individual in Durham County loses their license. read more about The Effects of Losing a License on Individual and Family Well-Being in Durham »

Coach and youth football player.
October 19, 2023

A Bass Connections team is developing innovative technology to help coaches and clinicians keep players safe. read more about The Test and the Tackle: A New Way to Measure Head Injury in Youth Football »

Katherine LoBue presenting her work.
October 11, 2023

Durham is aiming to address a key contributor to inequities in the justice system: money. But what happens when debt relief isn’t enough? That’s what recent Duke graduate Katherine LoBue wanted to find out. read more about Driving Durham Forward: Assessment and Progress in Justice Reform »

Lab Art team members.
October 4, 2023

How can scientific lab practices inform creative work and arts-based research, and vice versa? read more about Creativity and Community at the Intersection of Art and Science »

Members of the Environmental Justice, Climate Change and Community Engagement team walk on top of a covered swine waste lagoon.
September 25, 2023

How can North Carolina’s efforts to address climate change include community members’ input and take steps to reduce racial and economic inequities? read more about Amplifying Community Voices in Decision-Making Around Climate Change »

Duke students talk inside the North Carolina Legislative Building in Raleigh.
September 21, 2023

As a Collaborative Project Courses Faculty Fellow, sociology professor Jenifer Hamil-Luker explored new approaches to teaching a course on inequalities in the U.S. legal system. Here’s what she and her students learned. read more about Advocating Personal and Political Change in a Collaborative Project Course »

Symposium participant smiles as she examines notes on a flipchart.
September 6, 2023

This summer, Bass Connections convened a symposium on collaborative, project-based learning in higher education. Over two days, 120 faculty members, deans, vice provosts, administrators and postdocs from 45 institutions gathered in Durham. read more about Putting Heads Together on Project-Based Learning »