News

August 10, 2017

Maurizio Forte and his Bass Connections team employed drones and other high-tech tools to discover an Etruscan well connected with a complex network of tunnels.

Indrani Saha
July 31, 2017

Headed to her dream graduate program in September, Indrani Saha reflected on her four years at Duke and the continuing impact of Bass Connections.

July 27, 2017

The U.N. Climate Change Negotiations Practicum explores international climate change negotiations and climate policy under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change.

July 17, 2017

The newly endowed professorship was made possible through a gift from Gregg Hymowitz that received matching funds from the Bass Connections Challenge Fund. Boyd will join Mary Story as the co-theme leader for Bass Connections in Global Health.

July 17, 2017

Did a pope write a dictionary? And can research be “groovy”? Student researchers sought to answer those and other challenging questions in Story+, a pilot program sponsored by the Franklin Humanities Institute and Bass Connections in partnership with Versatile Humanists at Duke.

Stemming the Opiate Epidemic team
July 7, 2017

A Bass Connections project team wrapped up its summer session with a Naloxone kit-building party in collaboration with the North Carolina Harm Reduction Coalition.

June 26, 2017

What’s it like to be on a Bass Connections team? Duke students Khalid Williams, Erin Locey, John Benhart and Chinemerem Nwosu reflect on their experiences over the past year.

June 16, 2017

What does it take to create compelling stories about complex historical, cultural and social realities? This summer, the Franklin Humanities Institute and Bass Connections launched Story+, a six-week program for students interested in bringing academic research to life through dynamic storytelling.

June 9, 2017

The Data+ 2017 Summer Program began with a kickoff breakfast attended by participants, clients, potential clients, faculty and Duke administrators.

June 1, 2017

Lori Snyder Bennear, theme leader for Bass Connections in Energy, has been named Duke University’s inaugural Juli Plant Grainger Associate Professor of Energy Economics and Policy.

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