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Emily Rains headshot.
January 25, 2019

Last spring, doctoral student Emily Rains received a Bass Connections Student Research Award to explore the characteristics and social dynamics of slums in India. read more about Case Studies of Indian Slums Reveal Unique Narratives and Leadership Histories »


Caitlin and Shayal.
January 16, 2019

The Bass Connections Student Research Award provides funds of up to $3,000 (for one to two students) or $5,000 (for groups of more than two students) to support student-directed research projects. read more about Apply for Bass Connections Student Research Awards by March 1 »


Students on four Bass Connections teams.
January 9, 2019

Check out the new Bass Connections projects for 2019-2020. Applications will open on January 22 and will be due on February 15 by 5:00 p.m. read more about Explore the 2019-2020 Bass Connections Projects »


Bass Connections team leaders.
January 3, 2019

Duke faculty and students are investigating which questions increase humility, empathy and openness as well as which questions raise barriers to constructive discourse. read more about Interdisciplinary Team Collaborates on Solutions to Political Polarization »


Bass Connections team members.
January 2, 2019

A Bass Connections project team published its research findings in Nature Climate Change on December 17. read more about How Our Food Choices Impact the Environment  »


Sugerik and Tan at COP24.
December 28, 2018

A group of Duke students got the chance to explore the intricacies of climate diplomacy and the future directions of environmental policy. read more about A Bass Connections Class Goes to UN Climate Change Conference in Poland »


Story+ students.
December 27, 2018

Take a look at selected highlights from 2018 in this collection of short videos from Bass Connections project teams and summer programs. read more about A Look at Bass Connections in Ten Videos from 2018 »


Student with drone at the Duke Marine Lab.
December 14, 2018

Five new Bass Connections project teams starting this spring will tackle research to inform hurricane preparedness and resiliency efforts. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis through January 9. read more about New Project Teams Will Tackle Research to Inform Hurricane Preparedness and Resiliency Efforts »


Students in one of Pratt's new undergraduate gateway courses.
December 12, 2018

Bass Connections is partnering with Duke schools to spread collaborative inquiry throughout the university. Examples include a proliferation of lab-style team-based courses, new topical foci for integrating faculty research and student experiences... read more about New Curricular Innovations Feature Collaborative, Hands-on Learning »


Sam Sadler at the Bass Connections Fair in April 2018.
December 11, 2018

Last spring, Sam Sadler ’19 received a Bass Connections Follow-on Student Research Award to develop evidence-based interventions to improve neurosurgical patient outcomes at Mulago National Referral Hospital in Kampala, Uganda. read more about Obstacles Inspire an Alternative Approach to Infection Care in Uganda »


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