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Ethan Czerniecki, Daisy Zhan, Charlotte Sussman and Emma Davenport at the Data+ poster session.
November 25, 2019

Building on the work of a Data+ team, a Bass Connections project team is creating a map showing where the deaths of enslaved Africans occurred in the Atlantic; their original data will support a proposal for a Middle Passage memorial. read more about How Do We Remember and Memorialize the Middle Passage? »


Aria Chernik wiith other #IAmCS ambassadors.
November 18, 2019

Aria Chernik and her Bass Connections project team are working with the state to design an open source computer science curriculum for the third, fourth and fifth grades. read more about Duke Faculty and Students Design Open Source Computer Science Curriculum for North Carolina Schools »


Katherine McCusker.
November 12, 2019

A doctoral student received a Bass Connections Student Research Award to analyze aerial and underground images of the ancient city of Vulci. read more about Cutting-edge Imaging Technologies Enable a New View of an Ancient City »


Saumya and Godfrey.
November 7, 2019

Three students traveled to Moshi, Tanzania, to study male engagement in antenatal care and identify opportunities for couples-based programming in health services. read more about Study Explores How to Get More Men Involved in Their Pregnant Partners’ Healthcare »


Story+ project team members.
October 30, 2019

To help people understand critical environmental issues and inspire social action, a Story+ team produced the pilot episode of an environmental humanities podcast. read more about Beyond Despair: Galvanizing Social Action through Environmental Humanities »


Connor Drake, Sahil Sandhu, Erika Dennis, Meril Pothen and Janet Prvu Bettger.
October 28, 2019

A Bass Connections project team is expanding and evaluating a “Help Desk” program at Lincoln Community Health Center, in which volunteers make follow-up calls to patients. read more about Student Initiative Helps Connect Patients to Community Services in Durham »


Alina Xiao.
October 25, 2019

In the summer of 2019, Alina Xiao and Anna Nordseth traveled to Ivindo National Park in Gabon to study how African forest elephants facilitate seed dispersal in tropical forests. read more about Tracking Elephants and Dung Beetles in Gabon »


Charlie Zong.
October 24, 2019

The Bass Connections Student Advisory Council serves as a sounding board for student ideas, questions and suggestions relating to the program. read more about Meet the Members of the 2019-2020 Bass Connections Student Advisory Council »


Meghana Sai Iragavarapu.
October 18, 2019

A student reflects on research that “addressed the complicating factors of racial discrimination, socioeconomic factors, language barriers and neighborhood segregation.” read more about Investigating Food and Health in Durham Reminded Me of the Real Reason I Came to Duke »


Project team members.
October 11, 2019

A Bass Connections project team is expanding the infrastructure for WearDuke, a campus initiative to promote student health awareness and engagement. read more about Team Develops Wearable Technologies to Help Students Monitor Their Health Behaviors  »


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