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All Babies and Children Thrive (ABC Thrive): Request for Proposals for Interdisciplinary Seed Grants
January 3, 2018

ABC Thrive announces its inaugural request for seed grant proposals to support the early work of interdisciplinary teams exploring innovations in positive early childhood development, prenatal to age five. read more about All Babies and Children Thrive (ABC Thrive): Request for Proposals for Interdisciplinary Seed Grants »


Urgent Care: When the Researcher Becomes the Patient
December 19, 2017

When Sam Sadler unexpectedly fell ill while conducting research with her Bass Connections team in Uganda last summer, she found herself face to face with grave ethical dilemmas that plague the field of global health. Sadler reflects on her... read more about Urgent Care: When the Researcher Becomes the Patient »


Student Tracks History of Folk Music Across Mountains and Sea
December 19, 2017

Adriana Lapuerta reflects on her research tracking early 20th-century folk music through the North Carolina mountains and across the Atlantic to the UK. “My follow-on research made me realize how much I love exploring different cultures, especially... read more about Student Tracks History of Folk Music Across Mountains and Sea »


Apply Now for the Data+ Summer Research Program
December 18, 2017

Student applications are now open for Data+ 2018, which runs from May 29 through August 3. Data+ is part of the Bass Connections Information, Society & Culture theme. read more about Apply Now for the Data+ Summer Research Program »


Bass Connections Gateway Course Brings the Study of Information to Life
December 15, 2017

Ellie Winslow reflects on her discovery of the dynamic world of information through the Bass Connections gateway course “Information, Society & Culture.” read more about Bass Connections Gateway Course Brings the Study of Information to Life »


Learning from Disaster: A Duke Team’s Book Sheds Light on Government Responses to Crises
December 13, 2017

A deep-sea oil well has a blowout. A tsunami leads to meltdowns at a nuclear power plant. A bubble in the subprime mortgage market triggers a global financial crisis. What happens next? A new book examines how such crisis events reshape law and... read more about Learning from Disaster: A Duke Team’s Book Sheds Light on Government Responses to Crises »


A Student’s Research Takes Her to Denmark to Explore Cognitive Approaches to Social Problems
December 11, 2017

“Few resources are dedicated to understanding refugee experiences upon successfully seeking asylum,” says Anuhita Basavaraju. “In Copenhagen, I was struck by the race relations between the brown (majority Muslim) and white Danes. I hypothesized that... read more about A Student’s Research Takes Her to Denmark to Explore Cognitive Approaches to Social Problems »


New Duke Project to Address Energy Needs of World’s Poor
December 6, 2017

Duke is launching a project focused on developing new and collaborative ways to meet the energy needs of some of the world’s most disadvantaged communities. The Energy Access Project was established by a $1.5 million gift from Jim Rogers and his... read more about New Duke Project to Address Energy Needs of World’s Poor »


Two Bass Connections Students Receive Marshall Scholarships to Pursue Studies in the UK
December 5, 2017

Duke seniors Meghana Vagwala and and John Lu are among the 43 recipients of the prestigious Marshall Scholarship this year. They were chosen from among 929 applicants throughout the country. read more about Two Bass Connections Students Receive Marshall Scholarships to Pursue Studies in the UK »


Physical Therapy Student Contributes to Study on Neurosurgery Patients and Rehabilitation Services in Uganda
December 4, 2017

Sometimes an extended stay in a hospital is necessary, but long-term hospitalization can contribute to a decline in function and an increase in disability. Rehabilitation services are important for improving patient outcomes, yet they’re often not... read more about Physical Therapy Student Contributes to Study on Neurosurgery Patients and Rehabilitation Services in Uganda »


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