January 8, 2018

Follow-on research funds of up to $3,000 are available to undergraduate and graduate students who have completed (or are completing) a Bass Connections project team and propose to continue some aspect of the team’s work through a faculty-mentored research experience.

January 5, 2018

A current Bass Connections project invites undergraduate and graduate students to join the team for the spring semester.

January 4, 2018

Faculty can apply for funds to support the development or modification of courses that model key elements of Bass Connections.

January 3, 2018

ABC Thrive announces its inaugural request for seed grant proposals to support the early work of interdisciplinary teams exploring innovations in positive early childhood development, prenatal to age five.

December 19, 2017

When Sam Sadler unexpectedly fell ill while conducting research with her Bass Connections team in Uganda last summer, she found herself face to face with grave ethical dilemmas that plague the field of global health. Sadler reflects on her experience as a student, researcher and patient, dedicated to finding sustainable solutions to global health disparities while also experiencing some of those disparities firsthand.

December 19, 2017

Adriana Lapuerta reflects on her research tracking early 20th-century folk music through the North Carolina mountains and across the Atlantic to the UK. “My follow-on research made me realize how much I love exploring different cultures, especially through music.”

December 18, 2017

Student applications are now open for Data+ 2018, which runs from May 29 through August 3. Data+ is part of the Bass Connections Information, Society & Culture theme.

December 15, 2017

Ellie Winslow reflects on her discovery of the dynamic world of information through the Bass Connections gateway course “Information, Society & Culture.”

Kate Preston and Jon Free
December 13, 2017

A deep-sea oil well has a blowout. A tsunami leads to meltdowns at a nuclear power plant. A bubble in the subprime mortgage market triggers a global financial crisis. What happens next? A new book examines how such crisis events reshape law and regulation, and how governments can learn from disaster.

Anuhita Basavaraju
December 11, 2017

“Few resources are dedicated to understanding refugee experiences upon successfully seeking asylum,” says Anuhita Basavaraju. “In Copenhagen, I was struck by the race relations between the brown (majority Muslim) and white Danes. I hypothesized that a big part of the divide between the two groups comes from a lack of empathy as a result of being separated from each other and a lack of direct communication.”