Kendall Jefferys.
July 30, 2020

Kendall Jefferys explored how remote sensing technology can help monitor coastal ecosystems facing sea level rise and intensifying hurricanes due to climate change. read more about Understanding Land Cover and Storm Impacts in the Coastal Southeast »

July 22, 2020

Thirty-three project teams, including 13 new project teams pursuing research related to the COVID-19 pandemic, will begin recruiting new student team members on July 27. read more about It’s Not Too Late to Join a 2020-2021 Bass Connections Project Team »

Bass Connections team members.
July 15, 2020

“We are facing a plastic pandemic on land and in the sea,” says Newland Zhang ’23. His Bass Connections team took on the challenge of finding solutions. read more about Confronting the Plastic Pandemic to Restore Environmental Health and Biodiversity »

Maria Ramirez.
July 9, 2020

Recent graduate Maria Ramirez (MPP ’20) reflects on the power of human connection and experiential learning. read more about Exploring the Human Impacts of Deportation in Guatemala »

Nurse in Kampala.
June 29, 2020

A Bass Connections project team has been working with Mulago Hospital to improve patient outcomes in the neurosurgery ward. read more about Patient-Caretaker Education Improves Neurosurgical Outcomes in Uganda »

E-waste team at Duke Splash.
June 24, 2020

Doctoral student Chrissy Crute shares outcomes from her team’s research on the effects of electronic waste on maternal health in Taizhou, China. read more about Where Do Our Discarded Electronics Go? »

Peng and Li.
June 17, 2020

Five Bass Connections students write about a promising engineering technique to flatten the peaks of extreme temperatures. read more about Marine Cloud Brightening Provides a Glimmer of Hope for Climate Change »

June 12, 2020

For the past two years, a Bass Connections team has been working to ensure that students in North Carolina have access to opportunities to learn computer science. read more about Bringing Computer Science Education to Young Students in North Carolina »

Students at the Vulci site.
June 3, 2020

The Vulci archaeological site provides a rich opportunity to understand what life was like for the ancient Etruscans and Romans who lived there. Duke is the first university to have a permit of excavation. read more about Explore an Ancient City with the Smart Archaeology Team »