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Opiate Team
September 19, 2018

In the U.S., drug overdoses now account for more accidental deaths than car crashes. One project team explored the extent of the opiate epidemic in Durham and throughout the state. read more about Taking on North Carolina’s Opioid Crisis through Research and Partnerships »


mVax logo
September 12, 2018

A Bass Connections project team developed and piloted mVax with community partners in Honduras. read more about New mHealth App Streamlines the Vaccination Process »


Story+ symposium
September 6, 2018

The Story+ Summer Research Program is now accepting proposals for projects that engage undergraduate and graduate students in collaborative research on humanities-based topics. read more about Got an Idea for a Story+ Summer Humanities Research Project? »


Apply now
September 6, 2018

Duke students of all levels and programs are eligible for this leadership opportunity. Current and former members of Bass Connections project teams and/or summer programs are encouraged to apply. read more about Apply to Become a Member of the 2018-19 Bass Connections Student Advisory Council »


Bass Connections team members
September 5, 2018

In the past five years, more than 2,000 undergraduates, graduate students, faculty and staff have engaged in over 300 team-based, interdisciplinary research projects through Bass Connections. In our annual report, we present our approach to ... read more about From a Transformative Gift to a Hallmark of the Duke Experience »


Bass Connections team members
September 4, 2018

Bass Connections is accepting proposals for 2019-2020 team-based research projects that engage faculty, undergraduates and graduate/professional students in interdisciplinary exploration of big, unanswered questions about major societal challenges. read more about Bass Connections Invites Proposals for 2019-2020 Projects by November 5 »


Story+ symposium
August 31, 2018

View highlights from the 2018 Story+ Summer Research Symposium. Nine Story+ teams presented their research outcomes and personal experiences from six weeks of intensive summer research on humanities-based topics. read more about Watch Highlights from the Story+ Summer Research Symposium »


Bass Connections team members
August 21, 2018

Bass Connections team members Kelsey Lansdale, Melissa Marchese and Jackie Gerson spent their summer doing field research along the Madre de Dios River. From watching out for bullet ants to getting used to “Peru time,” they reflect on the lighter... read more about Ten Lessons Learned in the Peruvian Amazon »


Ellen Song and team members
August 20, 2018

Ellen Song, a 2018 graduate of Duke’s doctoral program in English, spent six weeks this summer mentoring a Story+ team. “I widened my professional network…and practiced the managerial/administrative skills that are admittedly not my strongest suit... read more about Student Movements and Social Histories: A Summer with Story+ »


Data+ student
August 16, 2018

Data+ is a summer research experience for undergraduates interested in exploring data-driven approaches to interdisciplinary challenges. We invite proposals for faculty-sponsored Data+ projects in Summer 2019. read more about Faculty Can Submit Proposals for Data+ 2019 Student Research Projects »


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