Aislinn McLaughlin headshot.
April 11, 2022

Aislinn McLaughlin is the winner of this year’s Award for Outstanding Mentorship, which recognizes the crucial leadership and mentorship roles that graduate students and postdocs play on Bass Connections teams. read more about Master’s Student Honored for Her Outstanding Mentorship »

Paula Njeru headshot.
April 7, 2022

Ten graduate students and twenty-two undergraduates will pursue faculty-mentored research projects this summer and next year with grant funding from Bass Connections. read more about Meet the Winners of the 2022 Bass Connections Student Research Awards »

Joshua Grubbs with team members and partners in Peru.
April 1, 2022

Bass Connections was a vital part of the Duke experience for these five alumni, who took on challenges from refugees’ needs and youth athletes’ brain injuries to opioid addiction and mercury exposure. read more about How Bass Connections Shaped Our Career Paths in Health and Medicine »

March 29, 2022

This call is part of the Collaborative Project Expeditions program, which provides doctoral students with a stipend to spend a summer or semester developing a course in consultation with their faculty sponsor. read more about Faculty Seek Graduate Students to Partner on Course Design »

Chelsea Tuohy.
February 28, 2022

Through hands-on research with interdisciplinary teams of faculty, graduate students, undergraduates and partner organizations, these students gained knowledge and built skills that propelled them into the next stage of their studies and careers. read more about Three Environmental Pathways Through Bass Connections »

Natalie Rincon.
February 24, 2022

For five years, the student-led Help Desk initiative has been working to address health disparities in Durham through community-based action. read more about Improving Durham’s Health One Phone Call at a Time »

Jason Somarelli.
February 10, 2022

We encourage group nominations that recognize the contributions of all faculty/staff leaders and address how they have worked collectively to support team success. read more about Nominate Outstanding Team Leaders for the Bass Connections Leadership Award »

2021 Mentorship Award winner.
February 9, 2022

We invite the Bass Connections community to recognize those who have made tremendous contributions and positively shaped team members’ experiences. read more about Nominate a Grad Student or Postdoc for the 2022 Bass Connections Mentorship Award »

Sculpture suspended from trees in a forest.
February 1, 2022

Story+ and Bass Connections offer immersive opportunities for students interested in the arts, starting this summer and continuing through the 2022-2023 academic year. read more about Explore Student Research Opportunities in the Arts »

Student doing research.
January 19, 2022

Students from all levels and schools can apply for research funding, either individually or as a group, by March 5. read more about Take Your Research Further With a Student Research Grant »