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Students Present Research on Interactions between Whales and Fisheries
April 10, 2018

Bass Connections team members participated in the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic Marine Mammal Symposium (SEAMAMMS) and won the Best Undergraduate Poster award. read more about Students Present Research on Interactions between Whales and Fisheries »


Global Is Local: Insights from the GLOCAL 2018 Global Health Conference
April 4, 2018

Chinemerem Nwosu ’19 (Program II: Determinants of Health Outcomes in Africa) was one of two undergraduate members of a Bass Connections team to present research at the GLOCAL 2018 Global Health Conference in Houston. Nwosu shares reflections and... read more about Global Is Local: Insights from the GLOCAL 2018 Global Health Conference »


Intention Versus Impact: Reflections on the GLOCAL 2018 Global Health Conference
April 4, 2018

Sherry Yang ’19 (Neuroscience) was one of two undergraduate members of a Bass Connections team to present research at the GLOCAL 2018 Global Health Conference in Houston. Yang describes her experience and shares insights from the conference. read more about Intention Versus Impact: Reflections on the GLOCAL 2018 Global Health Conference »


Meet the 2018 Recipients of Bass Connections Follow-on Research Awards
April 3, 2018

Two Duke graduate students and ten undergraduates will pursue faculty-mentored research projects this summer and next year with grant funding from Bass Connections. read more about Meet the 2018 Recipients of Bass Connections Follow-on Research Awards »


Research on Empathy Inspires Ph.D. Student to Think Outside the “Humanities Box”
April 3, 2018

“Being at Duke has completely changed my perception of my interests and capabilities,” writes doctoral student Hannah Read, “and my work as part of the How to Ask Questions team has played a key role in bringing about this change.” read more about Research on Empathy Inspires Ph.D. Student to Think Outside the “Humanities Box” »


Student’s Research Experiences Link Curiosity about Brain Health to Commitment to International Development
March 30, 2018

Duke senior Sarah Rapaport reflects on the process of finding her research passion at the intersection of neuroscience, global health and international development. read more about Student’s Research Experiences Link Curiosity about Brain Health to Commitment to International Development »


Asking the Tough Questions: Bass Connections Team Works to Understand Political Polarization
March 29, 2018

From debate over Confederate statues on public grounds to conversations about the NFL and the national anthem, public dialogue is increasingly politically charged. A Bass Connections team is examining which questions increase humility and which... read more about Asking the Tough Questions: Bass Connections Team Works to Understand Political Polarization »


OSPRI: Harnessing the Power of Open to Transform Education for the 21st Century
March 29, 2018

OSPRI (Open Source Pedagogy, Research + Innovation) is upending traditional models of higher education and working to create a collaborative, student-centered environment where content is shared. read more about OSPRI: Harnessing the Power of Open to Transform Education for the 21st Century »


Submit Your Project Team Poster by April 11 for the Bass Connections Showcase
March 23, 2018

Bass Connections will recognize project teams’ efforts to communicate their research through a poster competition at the Bass Connections Showcase. Project teams must submit their poster by Wednesday, April 11, at 11:59 p.m. read more about Submit Your Project Team Poster by April 11 for the Bass Connections Showcase »


Student-produced Performance Illuminates Links between Energy, Technology and the Body
March 19, 2018

A Bass Connections team is exploring ways to bring everyday energy flows to life and provoke deeper questioning of the implications of energy usage on our future. read more about Student-produced Performance Illuminates Links between Energy, Technology and the Body »


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