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Meet the 2018 Recipients of Bass Connections Follow-on Research Awards
April 3, 2018

Two Duke graduate students and ten undergraduates will pursue faculty-mentored research projects this summer and next year with grant funding from Bass Connections. read more about Meet the 2018 Recipients of Bass Connections Follow-on Research Awards »


Research on Empathy Inspires Ph.D. Student to Think Outside the “Humanities Box”
April 3, 2018

“Being at Duke has completely changed my perception of my interests and capabilities,” writes doctoral student Hannah Read, “and my work as part of the How to Ask Questions team has played a key role in bringing about this change.” read more about Research on Empathy Inspires Ph.D. Student to Think Outside the “Humanities Box” »


Student’s Research Experiences Link Curiosity about Brain Health to Commitment to International Development
March 30, 2018

Duke senior Sarah Rapaport reflects on the process of finding her research passion at the intersection of neuroscience, global health and international development. read more about Student’s Research Experiences Link Curiosity about Brain Health to Commitment to International Development »


Asking the Tough Questions: Bass Connections Team Works to Understand Political Polarization
March 29, 2018

From debate over Confederate statues on public grounds to conversations about the NFL and the national anthem, public dialogue is increasingly politically charged. A Bass Connections team is examining which questions increase humility and which... read more about Asking the Tough Questions: Bass Connections Team Works to Understand Political Polarization »


OSPRI: Harnessing the Power of Open to Transform Education for the 21st Century
March 29, 2018

OSPRI (Open Source Pedagogy, Research + Innovation) is upending traditional models of higher education and working to create a collaborative, student-centered environment where content is shared. read more about OSPRI: Harnessing the Power of Open to Transform Education for the 21st Century »


Submit Your Project Team Poster by April 11 for the Bass Connections Showcase
March 23, 2018

Bass Connections will recognize project teams’ efforts to communicate their research through a poster competition at the Bass Connections Showcase. Project teams must submit their poster by Wednesday, April 11, at 11:59 p.m. read more about Submit Your Project Team Poster by April 11 for the Bass Connections Showcase »


Student-produced Performance Illuminates Links between Energy, Technology and the Body
March 19, 2018

A Bass Connections team is exploring ways to bring everyday energy flows to life and provoke deeper questioning of the implications of energy usage on our future. read more about Student-produced Performance Illuminates Links between Energy, Technology and the Body »


“Brilliant Teacher” Len White Receives Golden Apple Award
March 16, 2018

Len White has received the 2018 Duke Medicine Golden Apple Award for Pre-Clinical Science Faculty. He is co-director of the Bass Connections Brain & Society theme. read more about “Brilliant Teacher” Len White Receives Golden Apple Award »


Using Eye Movements as an Objective Tool to Evaluate Adolescent Concussions
March 7, 2018

Senior Neuroscience majors Connor Hile and Daniel O’Connell share their experiences on a Bass Connections team. They discuss their motivations, challenges and rewards, and their senior theses that relate to the project. read more about Using Eye Movements as an Objective Tool to Evaluate Adolescent Concussions »


From Serving Meals to Studying Patients’ Behavior, This Research Team Thrives on Collaboration
March 2, 2018

The Bass Connections project team Patients’ Journey to Medication Adherence went on a journey of its own last month, as faculty and student team members headed downtown to combine some personal bonding with service to the community. read more about From Serving Meals to Studying Patients’ Behavior, This Research Team Thrives on Collaboration »


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