Join Us for the Third Annual Bass Connections Showcase

April 9, 2019

This year's showcase will be held on Wednesday, April 17, from 3:30-6:00 p.m. in Penn Pavilion.

Come learn more about Bass Connections and find out what these research teams of faculty, postdocs, graduate and professional students, undergraduates and external partners have accomplished this year.


Starting at 3:30, check out posters and talk with team members from the 2018-2019 Bass Connections project teams. Cast your vote for the best poster to determine the audience choice winner. The posters will be displayed by theme: Brain & Society; Information, Society & Culture; Global Health; Education & Human Development; Energy & Environment.


Ed Balleisen, Vice Provost for Interdisciplinary Studies, will welcome guests at 4:25 and introduce Dean Valerie Ashby, Trinity College of Arts & Sciences, who will give opening remarks.


Help Desk: A Student Initiative to Address the Social Determinants of Health

Sahil Sandhu ’20 and Veronica Sotelo Munoz (MPP)

Wired for Learning: Supporting Thinking Skills in the K-2 Classroom

Caleb Cooke ’21 and Karina Heaton ’21

Improving Neurosurgery Outcomes in Uganda

Chinemerem Nwosu ’19 and Sam Sadler ’19

Chronicling the Economic and Social History of Coal in Central Appalachia

Merle Nye ’21, Mary Helen Wood ’21 and Alex Yoshizumi (MEM)

Quantifying Gerrymandering

Samuel Eure ’19 and Nima Mohammadi ’20

Let’s give them all a round of applause! 


Ed Balleisen will recognize this year’s award recipients for outstanding mentorship, student research and judges’ selection for best poster.

More Posters!

The reception and poster session will continue until 6:00. Cast your vote for the audience choice award by 5:30! Ed Balleisen will announce the winner at 5:45.

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