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January 24, 2013

Catch us on The Week at Duke in 60 Seconds! Duke trustee Anne Bass and her husband Robert are giving 50 million dollars to the university. The money will fund the new "Bass Connections" initiative to encourage students and faculty to tackle complex societal problems.
 

January 22, 2013

“We are grateful to the Bass family for embracing Duke’s vision of education as something that extends beyond what happens in a traditional classroom” -Duke President Richard Brodhead

January 22, 2013

"We believe that this gift will enable broad collaboration among scholars across multiple disciplines to develop truly innovative approaches to some of the most pressing societal problems," said Anne and Robert Bass.

January 22, 2013

With funding from the gift, Duke is launching an initiative that will encourage students and faculty to collaborate across traditional academic boundaries to develop the broad expertise and perspective needed to tackle complex societal problems.

January 22, 2013

Duke University received a $50 million gift from Anne T. and Robert M. Bass of Fort Worth, Texas. With the gift, Duke will establish “Bass Connections,” an initiative to encourage interdisciplinary work with Duke students and faculty reaching across traditional academic boundaries.

January 22, 2013

Bass Connections—originally named Duke IDEAS—is named after its donors, Anne and Robert Bass. The program aims to enhance students’ educational experience by connecting them with other students and faculty for academic and extracurricular programming across a variety of disciplines.

January 22, 2013

Two researchers at Duke, from disparate fields, are collaborating to create diagnostic tools that could lead to early identification of at-risk children through their Bass Connections team Information,

January 22, 2013

Tom Nechyba, leader of Bass Connections Education & Human Development theme, sits down and discusses the latest on SSRI West and Bass Connections

January 22, 2013

Bass Connections at Duke launches with a focus on problems of societal importance that, by their

January 22, 2013

Bass Connections team leaders Helen Egger and Guillermo Sapiro collaborate across disciplines to focus on child mental health and how inexpensive video cameras with special software might serve as diagnostic tools to track anxiety triggers in young children.

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