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Story+ logo.
January 14, 2022

Student applications are now open for this summer’s Story+ research program. The program will be offered both in person and remotely from May 11 through June 24. read more about Check Out the 2022 Story+ Summer Research Projects »


Democracy pop-up.
January 13, 2022

Bass Connections is now accepting proposals for new 2022-2023 projects addressing issues related to democracy. Proposals are due Thursday, March 31 at 5:00 p.m. read more about Special Call: Bass Connections Invites Proposals for Projects Related to Democracy »


Apply now.
January 10, 2022

Duke undergraduates, graduate students and trainees/fellows from all levels and schools are invited to check out the new Bass Connections project teams and apply by February 11. read more about Apply Now for a 2022-2023 Bass Connections Project Team »


Nuestra Voz, Our Voice: A Companion Zine (cover graphic).
January 6, 2022

Through a collaborative project course led by Cecilia Márquez, students explore Latinx social movements at Duke and beyond. read more about New Course Helps Students Discover Diverse Voices in Latinx Activism »


Graphic showing circuits and devices.
December 20, 2021

Data+ is offered through the Rhodes Information Initiative at Duke and is part of the Bass Connections Information, Society & Culture theme. read more about Apply Now for the 2022 Data+ Summer Research Program »


Eve Puffer.
December 2, 2021

Professor Eve Puffer and her Bass Connections team adapted a Kenyan mental health initiative to the realities of the pandemic in North Carolina. read more about Fostering Resilience for Durham Families During a Stressful Time »


Arya Patel.
November 19, 2021

Arya Patel describes how her Bass Connections team gave her a holistic perspective on migration and the impact of deportation. read more about Understanding the Experiences of Migrants Sent Back to Guatemala »


Siobhan Oca.
November 16, 2021

Siobhan Oca reflects on the process of designing hands-on, project-based learning experiences for a robotics course through a Bass Connections Collaborative Project Expedition. read more about Undergraduate Course in Robotics Gets Reboot with Help of Engineering Doctoral Student »


John Boom.
November 15, 2021

Undergraduate John Boom shares his experience with building a low-cost laparoscope as a part of his Bass Connections project. read more about Cut Costs, Not Patients: The Promise of Laparoscopic Surgery in Global Health »


Students in Duke's first-year engineering design course.
November 8, 2021

Undergraduate Reya Magan joined a Bass Connections team to help prepare the next generation of engineers for their careers. The team designed modules for Engineering 101. read more about Incorporating Ethics Into Engineering »


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