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North Carolina Medical Journal
May 17, 2018

North Carolina experienced an 800 percent increase in opioid drug deaths from 1999 to 2016, largely driven by a growth of illicit heroin use, according to a study of death certificates conducted by a Bass Connections team. read more about North Carolina’s Opioid Problems Are Moving Underground »


Jane Fieldhouse
May 10, 2018

Three Bass Connections team members appeared as guests on “The Measure of Everyday Life” to share their experiences researching respiratory diseases in humans and animals. read more about Tracking Infectious Disease in Malaysia »


Duke Seniors Share What Was Most Meaningful about Their Bass Connections Experiences
May 7, 2018

Congratulations to all our graduating seniors! Read what 17 of them have gotten out of their Bass Connections participation. read more about Duke Seniors Share What Was Most Meaningful about Their Bass Connections Experiences »


Shruti Rao
May 7, 2018

Shruti Rao ’18, a member of the North Carolina Competitiveness project team, recently published a solo-authored article in the peer-reviewed Journal of Rural and Community Development. read more about Undergraduate Publishes Research Examining North Carolina Automotive Industry »


Helen
May 7, 2018

A new report, “Activating History for Justice at Duke,” aims to help make more diverse parts of Duke history accessible to students and the public. read more about Bass Connections Team Issues Recommendations on How Duke Can Engage with Its History »


Sahil Sandhu
May 4, 2018

On April 18, the 2017-18 project teams shared their research highlights with the community at the second annual Bass Connections Showcase. Approximately 500 people took part in the event, and President Vincent E. Price gave opening remarks. read more about Bass Connections Showcase Presents Research Highlights from Durham to Malaysia »


Kushal
April 26, 2018

More than 2,000 undergraduate and graduate students plus faculty and postdocs have taken part in Bass Connections research projects that tackle societal challenges around the world, ranging from autism therapy in local schools to public health in... read more about Bass Connections Marks Five Years of Real-world Solutions »


Exploring Health Needs of Refugees in Durham
April 17, 2018

A poster from the Addressing Global Health Needs Among Refugee Children and Families in Durham project team has won the Bass Connections Poster Award, Judges’ Selection. The team will be recognized at the Bass Connections Showcase. read more about Judges’ Selection for Best Poster Goes to Team Exploring Health Needs of Refugees in Durham »


Alex Rudee
April 17, 2018

Alex Rudee (MEM ’18) traveled to Washington, D.C., with his Bass Connections team. Rudee shares his insights from two intense days of meetings with agriculture and forestry experts, policymakers and business leaders. read more about Farms and Forests: The Future of Federal Climate Policy? »


Katie Kanter
April 13, 2018

Senior Katie Kanter reflects on two years of work with the Stemming the Opiate Epidemic through Education and Outreach team. “Everything that we have accomplished – every success and failure – has been devised completely from scratch, beginning with... read more about Turning Ideas into Action: Tackling the Opiate Epidemic in North Carolina »


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