Ignite team.
March 21, 2024

Two Bass Connections teams are studying the relationship between informal learning and STEM identity formation in partnership with the Museum of Life and Science in Durham. read more about Museum Partnerships Serve as Roots for Growing Kids’ STEM Identity »

Group of project team members and leaders.
February 7, 2024

A multiyear Bass Connections team linking Duke and North Carolina Central University has been exploring the global links among education, hip-hop and community building. read more about Hip-Hop As Education and Inspiration in Brazil and the United States »

Image: Project team members make a toast with scientific beakers
January 31, 2024

We invite the Bass Connections community to recognize those who have made tremendous contributions and positively shaped team members’ experiences. read more about Nominate an Outstanding Grad Student or Postdoc for the 2024 Bass Connections Mentorship Award »

Image: Student and faculty member having a conversation.
January 31, 2024

We encourage group nominations that recognize the contributions of all faculty/staff leaders and address how they have worked collectively to support team success. read more about Nominate Exceptional Team Leaders for the 2024 Bass Connections Leadership Award »

January 17, 2024

Data+ is a ten-week summer research experience in which students learn how to marshal, analyze and visualize data, while gaining broad exposure to the field of data science. read more about Explore the 2024 Data+ Summer Research Projects »

Apply now for a 2024-2025 project team.
January 16, 2024

Duke undergraduates, graduate/professional students and trainees/fellows from all levels and schools are invited to check out the new Bass Connections project teams and apply by February 12. read more about Find a 2024-2025 Bass Connections Team That's Right For You »

Team members in front of their poster at the Fortin Foundation Bass Connections Showcase in April 2023.
November 29, 2023

Working closely with community partners, a Bass Connections team examined mental health interventions to help Latinx families thrive. read more about Partnering with Latinx Community Members to Build Resilience Among Immigrant Families »

November 13, 2023

Students of all levels can apply for research funding, either individually or as a group, through two grant opportunities. read more about Fuel Your Interdisciplinary Exploration With a Student Research Grant »

Collage of four Student Advisory Council member headshots.
October 25, 2023

This year’s council includes 11 students, all of whom have participated in Bass Connections. read more about Meet the Members of the 2023-2024 Student Advisory Council »

Team members in front of their poster at the Fortin Foundation Bass Connections Showcase in April 202.
October 19, 2023

A Bass Connections team synthesized data from more than 40 interviews with city officials and individuals to learn what happens after an individual in Durham County loses their license. read more about The Effects of Losing a License on Individual and Family Well-Being in Durham »