Dana and dolphins.
August 31, 2020

Dana Adcock reflects on the joys and challenges of conducting research with both marine mammals and human as her subjects. read more about Can Dolphin Cognition Impact Marine Mammal Conservation? »

Annual report.
August 26, 2020

Now more than ever, we see the strengths of the Bass Connections model in equipping students to grapple with ambiguity, work with others across boundaries, contextualize issues and take risks to pursue bold ideas. read more about Equipping Students to Make a Difference: Message from Bass Connections Leaders »

Jocelyn Olcott.
August 21, 2020

“The problem isn't that [parents] have to ‘do’ childcare,” said team leader Jocelyn Olcott. “The problem is people trying to do childcare and do their full-time jobs at the same time.” read more about Bass Connections Team Investigates the Challenges of Childcare During a Pandemic »

Data+ logo.
August 19, 2020

Data+ is offered through the Rhodes Information Initiative at Duke (iiD) and is part of the Bass Connections Information, Society & Culture theme. read more about Faculty Can Submit Proposals for Data+ 2021 Student Research Projects »

Project Vox.
August 6, 2020

For the past two years, a Bass Connections team has been examining the systematic exclusion of women from early modern philosophy. read more about Unearthing the “Extraordinary” Women in Early Modern Philosophy »

July 31, 2020

ABC Thrive is affiliated with Bass Connections and housed in the Office of the Vice Provost for Interdisciplinary Studies. Seed grants of $20,000 to $40,000 are available. read more about Faculty Teams Can Apply for Seed Grants to Explore Innovations in Early Childhood »

Kendall Jefferys.
July 30, 2020

Kendall Jefferys explored how remote sensing technology can help monitor coastal ecosystems facing sea level rise and intensifying hurricanes due to climate change. read more about Understanding Land Cover and Storm Impacts in the Coastal Southeast »

July 22, 2020

Thirty-three project teams, including 13 new project teams pursuing research related to the COVID-19 pandemic, will begin recruiting new student team members on July 27. read more about It’s Not Too Late to Join a 2020-2021 Bass Connections Project Team »

Bass Connections team members.
July 15, 2020

“We are facing a plastic pandemic on land and in the sea,” says Newland Zhang ’23. His Bass Connections team took on the challenge of finding solutions. read more about Confronting the Plastic Pandemic to Restore Environmental Health and Biodiversity »