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Three Graduate Students Honored for Outstanding Bass Connections Project Team Mentorship
April 12, 2018

Sarah Barton, Sara Maurer and Brian Wong are the winners of the 2018 Bass Connections Award for Outstanding Mentorship. This award recognizes the vital role that graduate students and postdocs play in mentoring undergraduate students on Bass... read more about Three Graduate Students Honored for Outstanding Bass Connections Project Team Mentorship »


Cultures of Collaboration: Managing the Moral AI Lab
April 11, 2018

A 2015 graduate of Grinnell College and a strong believer in the power of interdisciplinary scholarship, Kenzie Doyle is the manager of the Moral Artificial Intelligence (Moral AI) Lab. Doyle reflects on her academic and career path, her growing... read more about Cultures of Collaboration: Managing the Moral AI Lab »


Join Us for Two Bass Connections Special Events on April 18 and 19
April 11, 2018

Learn more about Bass Connections and find out what these research teams of faculty, graduate students, undergraduates and community partners have accomplished this year. read more about Join Us for Two Bass Connections Special Events on April 18 and 19 »


Duke Faculty Receive Seed Grants from ABC Thrive to Explore Innovations in Early Childhood Development
April 11, 2018

A new initiative affiliated with Bass Connections has awarded one-year seed grants to three interdisciplinary teams of faculty that are exploring innovations in positive early childhood development. read more about Duke Faculty Receive Seed Grants from ABC Thrive to Explore Innovations in Early Childhood Development »


Hands-on Experiences, Personal Connections: Neurosurgery Research in Uganda
April 10, 2018

Duke junior Sandra Batakana shares how her Bass Connections research reshaped her academic goals and helped her develop exciting relationships with the neurosurgical community at home and abroad. read more about Hands-on Experiences, Personal Connections: Neurosurgery Research in Uganda »


Students Present Research on Interactions between Whales and Fisheries
April 10, 2018

Bass Connections team members participated in the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic Marine Mammal Symposium (SEAMAMMS) and won the Best Undergraduate Poster award. read more about Students Present Research on Interactions between Whales and Fisheries »


Global Is Local: Insights from the GLOCAL 2018 Global Health Conference
April 4, 2018

Chinemerem Nwosu ’19 (Program II: Determinants of Health Outcomes in Africa) was one of two undergraduate members of a Bass Connections team to present research at the GLOCAL 2018 Global Health Conference in Houston. Nwosu shares reflections and... read more about Global Is Local: Insights from the GLOCAL 2018 Global Health Conference »


Intention Versus Impact: Reflections on the GLOCAL 2018 Global Health Conference
April 4, 2018

Sherry Yang ’19 (Neuroscience) was one of two undergraduate members of a Bass Connections team to present research at the GLOCAL 2018 Global Health Conference in Houston. Yang describes her experience and shares insights from the conference. read more about Intention Versus Impact: Reflections on the GLOCAL 2018 Global Health Conference »


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” »


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