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Virtual Showcase.
June 21, 2021

Learn what project teams accomplished in 2020-2021 through student-authored team profiles, digital presentations, research posters and more. read more about Bass Connections Teams Share Research Highlights in 2021 Virtual Showcase »


Park sign.
June 17, 2021

Three students investigated how access to parks may be related to clustering of chronic health burdens in Durham. read more about Students Examine Park Access and Health Burdens in Durham »


Autumn Barnes.
June 11, 2021

Autumn Barnes and Krystin Jones received a Bass Connections Student Research Award to explore perspectives on genomics research for sickle cell disease in Uganda. read more about Empathy and Flexibility Help a Global Research Partnership Succeed »


Apply now.
May 24, 2021

All current Duke undergraduate students and incoming and current Duke graduate students are eligible to apply by June 9 at 5:00 p.m. ET. read more about These 2021-2022 Project Teams Are Recruiting Additional Team Members »


PhD Grads in 2021.
May 7, 2021

Many of Duke’s 2020-2021 Ph.D. graduates took advantage of opportunities to strengthen their dissertation research, coauthor publications and hone career-enhancing skills. Here are 21 of them. read more about These Ph.D. Graduates Leveraged Bass Connections and Other Interdisciplinary Opportunities »


Class of 2021.
April 26, 2021

Graduating seniors reflect on the impacts of their experience with Bass Connections. read more about Senior Spotlight: Reflections from the Class of 2021 »


Deborah Koltai and Jason Somarelli.
April 8, 2021

Deborah Koltai (Associate Professor in Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences and Neurology) and Jason Somarelli (Assistant Professor in Medicine) are this year’s winners. read more about Two Faculty Receive Inaugural Bass Connections Leadership Award »


Mahgul Mansoor.
April 7, 2021

Ten graduate students and fourteen undergraduates will pursue faculty-mentored research projects with grant funding from Bass Connections. read more about Meet the Winners of the 2021 Bass Connections Student Research Awards »


Jin Zhou and Bridget Eklund.
April 5, 2021

Doctoral student Jin Zhou and law student Bridget Eklund are the winners of this year’s Bass Connections Award for Outstanding Mentorship. read more about Two Graduate Students Honored for Their Outstanding Mentorship »


Colin Birkhead.
March 8, 2021

Doctoral student Colin Birkhead reflects on the process of developing hands-on, project-based learning experiences for an undergraduate Sociology course. read more about Community Partnerships and Real-world Data Bring Refugee Health to Life in Undergraduate Course »


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