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Climate Practicum
August 9, 2018

Graduate and upper-level undergraduate students can apply for a Fall 2018 course that examines the negotiation of international climate change agreements under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. read more about Bass Connections Course Offers Unique Opportunity to Explore Global Climate Change Negotiations »


Tasfia Nayem
August 7, 2018

MEM student Tasfia Nayem explains how her involvement in a Bass Connections project team was a uniquely hands-on – and minds-on – learning experience. read more about Analyzing Risks and Incentives for Global Climate Policy Challenges »


Apply Now
August 6, 2018

Sixteen project teams, including two new teams, are recruiting student team members. Applications are open and will be reviewed on a rolling basis. The deadline to apply is August 23 at 11:59 p.m. read more about Applications Open for Selected 2018-19 Project Teams »


Lizzie Hunsaker
July 30, 2018

Chemistry doctoral student Lizzie Hunsaker shares why getting involved in the Bass Connections D-CIPHER project was one of the best decisions she made during her fourth year of graduate school. read more about Chemistry Student Explores the Power and Limitations of Science in Environmental Policymaking »


Jackie Gerson
July 27, 2018

Bass Connections team members Kelsey Lansdale, Melissa Marchese and Jackie Gerson are investigating the presence and effects of gold mining on the Madre de Dios River. read more about In the Peruvian Amazon, a Boat Trip Reveals Birds, Wildlife and 120 Gold Mining Operations »


Jackie Gerson, Kelsey Lansdale
July 17, 2018

The Environmental Epidemiology in Latin America team is conducting research on the Madre de Dios River in the Peruvian Amazon. Undergraduates Kelsey Lansdale and Melissa Marchese write with updates from the field. read more about Notes from the Peruvian Amazon: Mining and Mercury on the Madre de Dios »


Who Built the Duke Chapel?
July 13, 2018

University Archivist Valerie Gillispie and rising junior Caroline Waring discussed their Story+ summer research project, Stone by Stone, on WUNC’s The State of Things. read more about Who Built the Duke Chapel? Story+ Team Discovers Untold Stories of the Campus Icon »


Story+
July 6, 2018

On June 27, nine Story+ teams presented their outcomes and shared personal experiences from six weeks of intensive, humanities-based research. read more about Story+ Projects Demonstrate Vitality of Humanistic Research and Thinking »


Brazil
June 28, 2018

Representing their Bass Connections project team, The Cost of Opportunity, doctoral students Travis Knoll and Andrew Guinn appeared on WNCU’s weekly radio program, The Measure of Everyday Life. read more about Collaborative Research in Brazil Delves into Higher Education, Politics and Social Justice »


Opioid Epidemic
June 7, 2018

Where exactly is this public health crisis occurring? What can we do to reduce opioid use in specific communities and in specific places? Nicole Schramm-Sapyta and Erica Onuoha shared research findings from their Bass Connections project team on “... read more about Mapping Opioid Use and Seeking Remedies across North Carolina »


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