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November 16, 2017

Agriculture has to be part of the conversation around climate change. A Bass Connections team examined animal husbandry in five countries and did field research on North Carolina farms. They hope to enact U.S. policy change that results in more sustainable animal waste management and healthier meat production processes.

November 15, 2017

Ashley Blawas, Brandon Dalla Rosa and Sam Kelly received a Follow-on Student Research Award to improve on the methods employed by their Bass Connections team History and Future of Ocean Energy.

November 14, 2017

Interested in learning more about Bass Connections? Get to know the members of the 2017-18 Student Advisory Council, and do not hesitate to reach out!

November 13, 2017

Luiza Perez received a Follow-on Student Research Award to look at differential gene expression and DNA damage caused by methyl mercury on the mitochondrial DNA of people living in Madre de Diós.

November 9, 2017

Bass Connections team members were among the winners of the Duke Global Health Institute’s student fieldwork photo contest and poster competition.

November 8, 2017

Environmental challenges are inherently interdisciplinary, drawing on principles from ecology, earth sciences, biochemistry, economics, political science and ethics. A Bass Connections course engages graduate and undergraduate students in environmental problem-solving.

November 8, 2017

Seven members of a Bass Connections team, Global Alliance on Disability and Health Innovation (GANDHI), took part in a digital health conference that showcased research projects from three Duke campuses and highlighted partnerships between academia and industry.

November 7, 2017

An undergraduate shares his experience as a team member of a Bass Connections project exploring higher education and social mobility in the Baixada Fluminense.

November 7, 2017

Bass Connections team member Rachel Yin reflects on the surprising ways math connects to art conservation and her experience developing new mathematical models to help art conservators better understand and manipulate art images.

Jeremy Spater
November 2, 2017

Political Science doctoral student Jeremy Spater took part in a Bass Connections team to document unofficial slums and learn more about residents. He used his Follow-on Student Research Award to advance the project and his dissertation.

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