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Coach and youth football player.
October 19, 2023

A Bass Connections team is developing innovative technology to help coaches and clinicians keep players safe. read more about The Test and the Tackle: A New Way to Measure Head Injury in Youth Football »


Katherine LoBue presenting her work.
October 11, 2023

Durham is aiming to address a key contributor to inequities in the justice system: money. But what happens when debt relief isn’t enough? That’s what recent Duke graduate Katherine LoBue wanted to find out. read more about Driving Durham Forward: Assessment and Progress in Justice Reform »


Lab Art team members.
October 4, 2023

How can scientific lab practices inform creative work and arts-based research, and vice versa? read more about Creativity and Community at the Intersection of Art and Science »


Members of the Environmental Justice, Climate Change and Community Engagement team walk on top of a covered swine waste lagoon.
September 25, 2023

How can North Carolina’s efforts to address climate change include community members’ input and take steps to reduce racial and economic inequities? read more about Amplifying Community Voices in Decision-Making Around Climate Change »


Duke students talk inside the North Carolina Legislative Building in Raleigh.
September 21, 2023

As a Collaborative Project Courses Faculty Fellow, sociology professor Jenifer Hamil-Luker explored new approaches to teaching a course on inequalities in the U.S. legal system. Here’s what she and her students learned. read more about Advocating Personal and Political Change in a Collaborative Project Course »


Symposium participant smiles as she examines notes on a flipchart.
September 6, 2023

This summer, Bass Connections convened a symposium on collaborative, project-based learning in higher education. Over two days, 120 faculty members, deans, vice provosts, administrators and postdocs from 45 institutions gathered in Durham. read more about Putting Heads Together on Project-Based Learning »


Request for proposals.
September 5, 2023

Bass Connections is now accepting proposals for 2024-2025 project teams. The deadline to propose a project is November 6 at 5 p.m. read more about Bass Connections Invites Proposals for 2024-2025 Projects by November 6 »


Data+.
September 5, 2023

Data+ is offered through the Rhodes Information Initiative at Duke (iiD) and is part of the Bass Connections Information, Society & Culture theme. read more about Faculty Can Submit Proposals for Summer 2024 Data+ Student Research Projects »


Apply now.
May 30, 2023

Twenty-four project teams are now recruiting student team members to begin work in Fall 2023. The deadline to apply is June 15 at 5:00 p.m. read more about It’s Not Too Late to Join a 2023-2024 Bass Connections Project Team »


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