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June 7, 2018

Where exactly is this public health crisis occurring? What can we do to reduce opioid use in specific communities and in specific places? Nicole Schramm-Sapyta and Erica Onuoha shared research findings from their Bass Connections project team on “The Measure of Everyday Life,” a weekly public radio show and podcast.

June 4, 2018

Doctoral student Travis Knoll reflects on how his Bass Connections participation has honed his scholarship, commitment to service and cultural competency.

June 1, 2018

Maurizio Forte leads a Bass Connections team with diverse skills and backgrounds. Their use of new technologies and approaches to archaeological exploration has resulted in several discoveries about the ancient Etruscan city of Vulci, Italy.

June 1, 2018

View highlights from our 2017-18 year-end event along with President Price’s opening remarks and lightning talks from five pairs of students.

May 24, 2018

Mercy DeMenno, Anna Johns Hrom and Daniel Ribeiro all pursued research topics related to their Bass Connections project team, Reviewing Retrospective Regulatory Review. They have successfully defended their dissertations.

May 17, 2018

On May 12, about 250 graduating doctoral students participated in The Graduate School’s Ph.D. Hooding Ceremony. Among them were many students who helped lead their Bass Connections project teams.

May 17, 2018

North Carolina experienced an 800 percent increase in opioid drug deaths from 1999 to 2016, largely driven by a growth of illicit heroin use, according to a study of death certificates conducted by a Bass Connections team.

May 10, 2018

Three Bass Connections team members appeared as guests on “The Measure of Everyday Life” to share their experiences researching respiratory diseases in humans and animals.

May 7, 2018

Congratulations to all our graduating seniors! Read what 17 of them have gotten out of their Bass Connections participation.

May 7, 2018

Shruti Rao ’18, a member of the North Carolina Competitiveness project team, recently published a solo-authored article in the peer-reviewed Journal of Rural and Community Development.

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