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April 5, 2017

Linguistics major Adair Necalli ’19 has won first place for a photo taken during her Bass Connections team’s trip to Brazil. Statistical Science major Sarah Zimmermann ’18 was awarded second place for a photo she took in India.

March 31, 2017

As a native North Carolinian and a student of health policy, I’ve been following health reform for a long time. When I saw this Bass Connections project, I was excited for the opportunity to work on Medicaid reform in North Carolina—especially at a time when states have really been at the forefront of innovating in health care.

March 31, 2017

Hallie Knuffman, Director of Administration and Program Development for Bass Connections, will begin a new role as Chief of Staff to Provost Sally Kornbluth on April 1.

March 23, 2017

For their project in the Emerging Leaders Institute, graduate students Ali Daraeepour, Karolina Woroniecka and Xin Yu explored the role of mentorship performed by graduate students and postdocs at Duke.

March 14, 2017

Through the Bass Connections Poster Awards, Bass Connections aims to recognize students’ efforts to communicate their research. The deadline for submissions is April 14.

March 2, 2017

Graduate students and postdocs are key to the success of Bass Connections project teams. Their skilled and caring mentorship of team members is one vital element of their contributions. A new award encourages the Bass Connections community to identify and recognize outstanding graduate students and postdocs.

March 1, 2017

I find health policy personally rewarding because I think it’s a way for me to connect everything I’ve learned in the classroom to a problem that affects every single American. Health care is something that all of us are involved with, whether it’s as a patient, as a provider or as a policy maker.

March 1, 2017

Bass Connections is recognizing the incredible photos taken throughout the year by project team members. Submit your best shots to show us what has captivated you from your project team experience this year, and you could win a cash prize!

February 24, 2017

Team members Sophie Haet and Brittney Sullivan reflect on the relationships in research that have formed as a result of the GANDHI project team.

February 24, 2017

Kirsten Bonawitz received a Bass Connections follow-on grant to build on her research elucidating the role of genetics in the development of late-onset Alzheimer’s disease.

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