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Middle school students at Duke's Day of Data.
March 18, 2019

A Bass Connections project team hosted a day-long learning event that culminated in a showcase of data science projects developed by 16 girls from Rogers-Herr Middle School. read more about Duke Student Mentors Help Local Girls Build Skills in Data Science »


Anthony Fuller.
March 15, 2019

Passionate about neurosurgery and global health, Anthony Fuller has led Bass Connections project teams dedicated to improving neurosurgical care for patients in Uganda since 2016. read more about Build a Diverse Team, Engage Students in Every Step and Develop Strong Leaders »


Chojkiewicz at the 2017 State Energy Conference of North Carolina in Raleigh.
March 13, 2019

Senior Emilia Chojkiewicz reflects on her experience researching energy retrofit solutions for a dormitory on Duke’s East Campus. read more about Students Publish Energy Research in First Issue of Duke’s Visible Thinking Journal »


Keynote speaker Zabie Yamasaki.
March 13, 2019

A Bass Connections project team hosted a community event on yoga and mindfulness practices to address issues related to sexual trauma and the #MeToo movement. read more about Yoga in the Era of #MeToo: Scenes from the Embodied Learning Summit »


Data+ team members.
March 1, 2019

Undergraduate students Nathan Liang, Sandra Luksic and Alexis Malone gave a presentation about their Data+ summer research project. read more about Behind the Stereotypes of Magazine Covers, a Data+ Team Finds Surprises »


Alexandra Oprea.
February 22, 2019

Alexandra Oprea (Ph.D. in Political Science ’17) describes how her Bass Connections experience enhanced her understanding of civic education and education policy. read more about From Durham to Canberra, Exploring the Moral and Political Status of Children »


Students at the 2018 Bass Connections Fair.
February 20, 2019

Several project teams are continuing to recruit student team members. The deadline to apply is March 8 at 5:00 p.m. read more about Applications Remain Open for Several 2019-20 Project Teams »


Brian Wong at the Bass Connections Showcase in 2018.
February 18, 2019

The award recognizes graduate students and postdocs who have played a crucial role on their Bass Connections team. read more about Nominate an Outstanding Team Member for the Bass Connections Mentorship Award »


Tatiana Manidis.
February 12, 2019

Tatiana Manidis (MEM ’19) traveled to Madre de Dios, Peru, in December 2018 as part of a Bass Connections team. She reflects on four weeks of environmental sampling in the Amazon. read more about Four Weeks in Madre de Dios, Peru »


Lindsay Hirschhorn.
February 8, 2019

Duke alumna Lindsay Hirschhorn credits the Data+ summer program for fast-tracking her into an unexpected career and giving her the tools to succeed. read more about How an Engineer Discovered an “Awesome Career Path” in Data Analytics »


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