News

Members of the mVax team in Roatán.
December 7, 2018

Linh Bui, Rob Steilberg and Kate Watkins received a Bass Connections Follow-on Student Research Award to update, share and train healthcare providers to use mVax, a mobile health (mHealth) application for capturing and managing vaccination data. read more about Team Develops mHealth App to Improve Collection, Access and Storage of Vaccination Data »


Michael and Maureen Rhodes.
December 6, 2018

Duke’s landmark “big data” initiative has been named in honor of longtime supporters Michael and Maureen Rhodes. Matched by challenge funds from Bass Connections founding donors Anne T. and Robert M. Bass, the Rhodes gifts provide fundamental... read more about Big News from Duke’s Hub for Big Data: iiD Named to Honor Michael and Maureen Rhodes »


Students in Deborah Reisinger’s course demonstrate how to request translation services at a pharmacy in one of their instruction
December 5, 2018

In response to the growing population of refugees settled in Durham and the challenges of resettlement, a Bass Connections team surveyed refugees and aid agencies to identify ways to reduce health disparities. read more about How Can We Help Durham’s Refugee Population Access Health Services? »


Cheeny Nwosu at MNRH in Uganda.
December 4, 2018

What happens when family members are charged with administering postoperative patient care to their loved ones, and how does this care affect patient outcomes? Chinemerem Nwosu has been studying these questions for almost four years on her Bass... read more about Student Develops Health Literacy Tools to Empower Patient Caregivers »


Veronica and Jackie stand next to award-winning poster.
November 29, 2018

Sahil Sandhu, Lillian Blanchard, Veronica Sotelo Munoz and Jacqueline Xu are partnering with Lincoln Community Health Center to pilot Help Desk, an initiative in which student volunteers follow up with patients who have been referred to community... read more about Four Students Pilot Help Desk Initiative to Address Health Disparities in Durham »


Josh Grubbs and his Bass Connections team in Peru.
November 28, 2018

An annual evaluation helps Bass Connections leadership strengthen the program and better understand its impact on students, faculty and the societal issues addressed through the projects.  read more about Insights from the Bass Connections Program Evaluation »


Andie Carroll.
November 26, 2018

“You’ll be the only economist that can sing Bach arias,” my high school voice teacher quipped when I decided to attend Duke to study Economics. While that might not have come to fruition, I have found a valuable way to combine my interests for the... read more about A Research Journey through the Power of Music »


Global Health Showcase.
November 19, 2018

The seventh annual Global Health Research Showcase featured 52 posters by Duke students of all levels. Ten posters were from year-long Bass Connections project teams. read more about Duke Students from across the University Share Their Global Health Research  »


Affiliates of the Energy Access Project at the project launch in Spring 2018.
November 16, 2018

Three gifts raised through the Bass Connections Challenge Fund help support new research in biodiversity conservation, early childhood development and energy access. read more about Donor Support Spurs Interdisciplinary Research on Pressing Global Challenges »


Stacy Bilbo headshot.
November 13, 2018

Through the generosity of donors and the Bass Connections Challenge Fund, we are pleased to announce seven named faculty professorships that range across three Duke schools. read more about Seven Faculty Members Appointed to Endowed Bass Connections Professorships »


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