Arya Patel.
November 19, 2021

Arya Patel describes how her Bass Connections team gave her a holistic perspective on migration and the impact of deportation. read more about Understanding the Experiences of Migrants Sent Back to Guatemala »

Siobhan Oca.
November 16, 2021

Siobhan Oca reflects on the process of designing hands-on, project-based learning experiences for a robotics course through a Bass Connections Collaborative Project Expedition. read more about Undergraduate Course in Robotics Gets Reboot with Help of Engineering Doctoral Student »

John Boom.
November 15, 2021

Undergraduate John Boom shares his experience with building a low-cost laparoscope as a part of his Bass Connections project. read more about Cut Costs, Not Patients: The Promise of Laparoscopic Surgery in Global Health »

Students in Duke's first-year engineering design course.
November 8, 2021

Undergraduate Reya Magan joined a Bass Connections team to help prepare the next generation of engineers for their careers. The team designed modules for Engineering 101. read more about Incorporating Ethics Into Engineering »

Nikhita Gopisetty.
November 5, 2021

This year’s council includes 15 undergraduates and four graduate students, all of whom have participated in Bass Connections. read more about Meet the Members of the 2021-2022 Bass Connections Student Advisory Council »

Romina Damini.
October 28, 2021

Romina Damini is a law consultant at the UN’s International Organization for Migration in Geneva. As a master’s student, she took part in a Bass Connections project that helped her recognize the important connection between migration and the arts. read more about From Duke to the United Nations: Building Links Between Art and Migration »

MRI scan of mouse brain.
October 28, 2021

Two thirds of patients with Alzheimer’s are women. Christina Williams and Alexandra Badea are leading a Bass Connections team to learn more about how Alzheimer’s changes the brain and how environmental factors alter the course of the disease. read more about Female-led Team Investigates Increased Alzheimer’s Risk in Women »

Measuring a tree in Gabon.
October 22, 2021

Take a look at how four doctoral students integrated Bass Connections into their summer research, from Durham to Alaska to Gabon to Mars! read more about Summer Spotlights: How Four Ph.D. Students Advanced Their Research »

A painting of a black woman on yellow background.
September 21, 2021

Two Bass Connections teams draw on the power of storytelling to combat cervical cancer and break the silence around women’s health. A new exhibit showcases works from community and student artists and writers. read more about Using Storytelling to Break the Stigma Surrounding Reproductive Health »

September 7, 2021

Bass Connections is now accepting proposals for 2022-2023 project teams. The deadline to propose a project is November 1 at 5:00 p.m. read more about Bass Connections Invites Proposals for 2022-2023 Projects by November 1 »