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April 10, 2017

It’s imperative that I, as a provider, understand the mechanism for paying for the care. No matter what I prescribe, if it’s not available to be delivered to that patient, then it’s pretty useless in the long run.

April 10, 2017

On Saturday, April 22, at 2:00 p.m., the Bass Connections project team NC Jukebox will present a special event at The Orchard at Altapass in western North Carolina.

April 10, 2017

I didn’t need to understand Portuguese to feel the passion these Brazilian students have for learning and helping others learn. Empathy filled the room as we all reflected on the opportunities that higher education affords us.

April 10, 2017

Stephanie Reist and Tony Fuller are the winners of the Bass Connections Award for Outstanding Mentorship in 2017. They will be recognized at the Bass Connections Showcase on April 20.

April 5, 2017

Linguistics major Adair Necalli ’19 has won first place for a photo taken during her Bass Connections team’s trip to Brazil. Statistical Science major Sarah Zimmermann ’18 was awarded second place for a photo she took in India.

March 31, 2017

As a native North Carolinian and a student of health policy, I’ve been following health reform for a long time. When I saw this Bass Connections project, I was excited for the opportunity to work on Medicaid reform in North Carolina—especially at a time when states have really been at the forefront of innovating in health care.

March 31, 2017

Hallie Knuffman, Director of Administration and Program Development for Bass Connections, will begin a new role as Chief of Staff to Provost Sally Kornbluth on April 1.

March 23, 2017

For their project in the Emerging Leaders Institute, graduate students Ali Daraeepour, Karolina Woroniecka and Xin Yu explored the role of mentorship performed by graduate students and postdocs at Duke.

March 14, 2017

Through the Bass Connections Poster Awards, Bass Connections aims to recognize students’ efforts to communicate their research. The deadline for submissions is April 14.

March 2, 2017

Graduate students and postdocs are key to the success of Bass Connections project teams. Their skilled and caring mentorship of team members is one vital element of their contributions. A new award encourages the Bass Connections community to identify and recognize outstanding graduate students and postdocs.

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