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Bass Connections team members.
July 15, 2020

“We are facing a plastic pandemic on land and in the sea,” says Newland Zhang ’23. His Bass Connections team took on the challenge of finding solutions. read more about Confronting the Plastic Pandemic to Restore Environmental Health and Biodiversity »


Maria Ramirez.
July 9, 2020

Recent graduate Maria Ramirez (MPP ’20) reflects on the power of human connection and experiential learning. read more about Exploring the Human Impacts of Deportation in Guatemala »


Nurse in Kampala.
June 29, 2020

A Bass Connections project team has been working with Mulago Hospital to improve patient outcomes in the neurosurgery ward. read more about Patient-Caretaker Education Improves Neurosurgical Outcomes in Uganda »


E-waste team at Duke Splash.
June 24, 2020

Doctoral student Chrissy Crute shares outcomes from her team’s research on the effects of electronic waste on maternal health in Taizhou, China. read more about Where Do Our Discarded Electronics Go? »


Peng and Li.
June 17, 2020

Five Bass Connections students write about a promising engineering technique to flatten the peaks of extreme temperatures. read more about Marine Cloud Brightening Provides a Glimmer of Hope for Climate Change »


CSbyUS.
June 12, 2020

For the past two years, a Bass Connections team has been working to ensure that students in North Carolina have access to opportunities to learn computer science. read more about Bringing Computer Science Education to Young Students in North Carolina »


Students at the Vulci site.
June 3, 2020

The Vulci archaeological site provides a rich opportunity to understand what life was like for the ancient Etruscans and Romans who lived there. Duke is the first university to have a permit of excavation. read more about Explore an Ancient City with the Smart Archaeology Team »


Chord diagram.
May 28, 2020

For the past two years, a Bass Connections team has been investigating ways to make big data useful for family planning and reproductive health. read more about Team Mines Big Data to Uncover Trends in Contraceptive Use »


Sophia Santillan and team members.
May 18, 2020

Professor Sophia Santillan leads a Bass Connections project to understand and improve girls’ math identity, in partnership with Durham Public Schools. read more about To Shrink the Gender Gap in STEM, Start with Girls’ Math Identity »


COVID-19.
May 12, 2020

Bass Connections is accepting proposals for new projects addressing research related to the COVID-19 pandemic. The priority deadline is June 15. read more about Special Call: Bass Connections Invites Proposals for Projects Related to COVID-19 »


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