News

February 20, 2018

Seeking to fill the gap in our understanding of the onset and progression of Alzheimer’s disease in women, a Bass Connections team is examining whether exercise at specific stages of a female’s life is more or less effective in protecting the brain against the cognitive loss and pathology associated with both normal aging and neurodegenerative disease.

February 12, 2018

We invite the Bass Connections community to recognize graduate students and postdocs who have made tremendous contributions to the success of a team as well as to individual students on the team.

February 5, 2018

Published by Duke’s student-run Global Energy Access Network (GLEAN), the volume strives to illuminate energy access challenges and potential solutions within specific community contexts.

January 30, 2018

For Nicholas School students as well as other Duke students interested in the environment, we’ve compiled a list of 2018-19 projects that are particularly relevant. This year there are more such projects than ever, and our Energy theme is now called Energy & Environment.

January 29, 2018

For Duke Law School students as well as undergraduates interested in law, we’ve compiled a list of projects that may be particularly relevant. Applications are due on February 16.

Medicine
January 25, 2018

Looking for an interdisciplinary research experience related to medicine and healthcare? For students planning to enter a health profession, we’ve compiled a list of 2018-2019 Bass Connections projects that may be of interest.

January 24, 2018

Duke is launching All Babies and Children Thrive, a new initiative that will take a holistic approach to helping babies and young children get the best possible start in life. ABC Thrive was established by a $2 million gift from Duke alumna and trustee Laurene Meir Sperling and her husband, Scott M. Sperling, through the Sperling Family Charitable Foundation. 

January 22, 2018

Looking for a funded summer research experience? Some of the 2018-19 Bass Connections project teams begin with a summer component.

January 22, 2018

The 2018-19 Bass Connections project teams offer opportunities for graduate and undergraduate students from all levels and disciplines. For students in the humanities, we’ve compiled a list of some projects that may be of particular interest.

January 20, 2018

We present a sampling of 2018-19 Bass Connections projects that may be of interest to undergraduate and graduate engineering students. Review the list, and learn more at the Bass Connections Fair on January 24 and the E-Social on February 2.

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