News

January 20, 2018

Among the new Bass Connections project teams are many with a global focus, including some with opportunities for travel. Learn more by reviewing the full project descriptions, and come to the Bass Connections Fair on Wednesday, January 24.

January 16, 2018

Check out these in-person opportunities to learn more about Bass Connections project teams and Story+ summer projects, prior to their application deadlines in February.

January 10, 2018

Duke students from all levels and schools are invited to preview the new Bass Connections projects for 2018-2019. Applications will open on January 24 and run through February 16.

January 10, 2018

How do we tell compelling stories about complex historical, cultural and social realities? What goes into creating great stories that stay with the audience, and even change minds? Story+ is a six-week summer research experience for students interested in bringing academic research to life through dynamic storytelling.

January 8, 2018

Follow-on research funds of up to $3,000 are available to undergraduate and graduate students who have completed (or are completing) a Bass Connections project team and propose to continue some aspect of the team’s work through a faculty-mentored research experience.

January 5, 2018

A current Bass Connections project invites undergraduate and graduate students to join the team for the spring semester.

January 4, 2018

Faculty can apply for funds to support the development or modification of courses that model key elements of Bass Connections.

January 3, 2018

ABC Thrive announces its inaugural request for seed grant proposals to support the early work of interdisciplinary teams exploring innovations in positive early childhood development, prenatal to age five.

December 19, 2017

When Sam Sadler unexpectedly fell ill while conducting research with her Bass Connections team in Uganda last summer, she found herself face to face with grave ethical dilemmas that plague the field of global health. Sadler reflects on her experience as a student, researcher and patient, dedicated to finding sustainable solutions to global health disparities while also experiencing some of those disparities firsthand.

December 19, 2017

Adriana Lapuerta reflects on her research tracking early 20th-century folk music through the North Carolina mountains and across the Atlantic to the UK. “My follow-on research made me realize how much I love exploring different cultures, especially through music.”

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