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Sahil Sandhu
May 4, 2018

On April 18, the 2017-18 project teams shared their research highlights with the community at the second annual Bass Connections Showcase. Approximately 500 people took part in the event, and President Vincent E. Price gave opening remarks. read more about Bass Connections Showcase Presents Research Highlights from Durham to Malaysia »


Kushal
April 26, 2018

More than 2,000 undergraduate and graduate students plus faculty and postdocs have taken part in Bass Connections research projects that tackle societal challenges around the world, ranging from autism therapy in local schools to public health in... read more about Bass Connections Marks Five Years of Real-world Solutions »


Exploring Health Needs of Refugees in Durham
April 17, 2018

A poster from the Addressing Global Health Needs Among Refugee Children and Families in Durham project team has won the Bass Connections Poster Award, Judges’ Selection. The team will be recognized at the Bass Connections Showcase. read more about Judges’ Selection for Best Poster Goes to Team Exploring Health Needs of Refugees in Durham »


Alex Rudee
April 17, 2018

Alex Rudee (MEM ’18) traveled to Washington, D.C., with his Bass Connections team. Rudee shares his insights from two intense days of meetings with agriculture and forestry experts, policymakers and business leaders. read more about Farms and Forests: The Future of Federal Climate Policy? »


Katie Kanter
April 13, 2018

Senior Katie Kanter reflects on two years of work with the Stemming the Opiate Epidemic through Education and Outreach team. “Everything that we have accomplished – every success and failure – has been devised completely from scratch, beginning with... read more about Turning Ideas into Action: Tackling the Opiate Epidemic in North Carolina »


Three Graduate Students Honored for Outstanding Bass Connections Project Team Mentorship
April 12, 2018

Sarah Barton, Sara Maurer and Brian Wong are the winners of the 2018 Bass Connections Award for Outstanding Mentorship. This award recognizes the vital role that graduate students and postdocs play in mentoring undergraduate students on Bass... read more about Three Graduate Students Honored for Outstanding Bass Connections Project Team Mentorship »


Cultures of Collaboration: Managing the Moral AI Lab
April 11, 2018

A 2015 graduate of Grinnell College and a strong believer in the power of interdisciplinary scholarship, Kenzie Doyle is the manager of the Moral Artificial Intelligence (Moral AI) Lab. Doyle reflects on her academic and career path, her growing... read more about Cultures of Collaboration: Managing the Moral AI Lab »


Join Us for Two Bass Connections Special Events on April 18 and 19
April 11, 2018

Learn more about Bass Connections and find out what these research teams of faculty, graduate students, undergraduates and community partners have accomplished this year. read more about Join Us for Two Bass Connections Special Events on April 18 and 19 »


Duke Faculty Receive Seed Grants from ABC Thrive to Explore Innovations in Early Childhood Development
April 11, 2018

A new initiative affiliated with Bass Connections has awarded one-year seed grants to three interdisciplinary teams of faculty that are exploring innovations in positive early childhood development. read more about Duke Faculty Receive Seed Grants from ABC Thrive to Explore Innovations in Early Childhood Development »


Hands-on Experiences, Personal Connections: Neurosurgery Research in Uganda
April 10, 2018

Duke junior Sandra Batakana shares how her Bass Connections research reshaped her academic goals and helped her develop exciting relationships with the neurosurgical community at home and abroad. read more about Hands-on Experiences, Personal Connections: Neurosurgery Research in Uganda »


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