Cost of Opportunity
October 18, 2018

“One of the things that has been the most exciting has been student engagement,” says Professor of History John French. “This is especially true on the part of the three graduate students who have impacted our research direction. We have also seen... read more about Team Investigates Access to Higher Education in Brazil »

Fct-checking app screenshot from video
October 17, 2018

A Bass Connections project that combines journalism and computer science is working on an app to provide “pop-up” fact-checking in real time automatically, to help the public determine which political claims are accurate and which ones aren’t. read more about Bass Connections Team Pursues First-ever Automated Fact-checking App »

Tommy Klug
October 16, 2018

A recently released volume of case studies published by Duke’s student-run Global Energy Access Network (GLEAN) features research by former Bass Connections student team member Tommy Klug. read more about Student Research Makes the Case for Improved Cookstoves »

Dalia Patino-Echeverri
October 15, 2018

Dalia Patino-Echeverri has been leading Bass Connections project teams since 2013. “These projects give you the chance to examine the relevance and applications of your research,” she says. “They’re where all the pieces get connected and become... read more about A Collaborative Approach to Energy Systems and Policy Research »

2018-19 BCSAC
October 11, 2018

Get to know the members of the 2018-19 Bass Connections Student Advisory Council. read more about Meet the Members of the 2018-19 Student Advisory Council »

Geraldine Dawson
October 3, 2018

A Bass Connections team took part in an important collaboration that points the way towards broader, easier access to autism screening through a mobile phone app. read more about Research on Mobile App Identifies Route to Broader, Easier Access to Autism Screening »

Kathleen Burns
October 1, 2018

English doctoral student Kathleen Burns shares how her Bass Connections project reshaped her understanding of climate change and environmental risk management. read more about Narrating Climate Change and Weathering Environmental Risk »

Barak Richman
September 27, 2018

Since 2013, 16 Law faculty and 13 Law students, including two S.J.D. and 11 J.D. students, have participated in Bass Connections. Here are four examples of their involvement. read more about Duke Law Faculty and Students Showcase Range of Expertise through Bass Connections Projects »

Bass Connections team members
September 20, 2018

Applications are open for the Student Research Training Program, an intensive experiential learning program that engages second and third year undergraduate students in the development, implementation and assessment of a community-based project. read more about Spend Your Summer Tackling Global Health Challenges in the U.S. and Abroad »

Opiate Team
September 19, 2018

In the U.S., drug overdoses now account for more accidental deaths than car crashes. One project team explored the extent of the opiate epidemic in Durham and throughout the state. read more about Taking on North Carolina’s Opioid Crisis through Research and Partnerships »