News

September 6, 2016

We’re hiring one or more undergraduate students to join our team. Preference will be given to students who are eligible for work-study and have participated in Bass Connections (previously or currently).

September 2, 2016

The Bass Connections Student Advisory Council is accepting applications through September 16. All Duke graduate and undergraduate students are eligible for this leadership opportunity.

September 1, 2016

I chose to apply to this team because I really wanted to get involved in hands-on scientific research. Furthermore, this is a field of research that is always changing and full of mysteries—and full of collaboration from so many different people and labs and specialties.

August 30, 2016

Mercy DeMenno, Alexandra Oprea and Daniel Ribeiro are among the 14 Duke graduate students selected as this year’s Kenan Graduate Fellows, a program run by the Kenan Institute for Ethics.

August 24, 2016

On a hot and humid August morning, an unlikely group gathered to take a trip to visit a commercial food waste digester in Charlotte, NC. Our backgrounds ranged from engineering professors and Ph.D. students to staff from Sustainable Duke to undergraduate students in Trinity, each lending a unique and valuable perspective.

August 23, 2016

What does a typical lab look like? From my experience in high school and at Duke, a typical lab consisted of reading the lab manual beforehand, working with prearranged samples, analyzing the data and writing the lab report. Yet Bass Connections surprised me with challenges I have never encountered before.

August 22, 2016

Last fall, six Duke students assembled at Loyd Ray Farms to learn how its hogs, in the words of one student, Andrew Seelaus, “are cranking out some of North Carolina’s most valuable carbon offsets and renewable energy credits.”

August 10, 2016

A Bass Connections project team spent the summer at two historic sites in Italy and made significant discoveries. Led by Maurizio Forte, the team discovered two Roman Empire-era facilities, a public building and an amphitheater. 

August 8, 2016

A Bass Connections project has received two external grants to support its work. The Duke iGEM team is led by Nicolas Buchler, Charles Gersbach and Michael Lynch.

August 5, 2016

Duke administrators and evaluation experts will share lessons learned from Bass Connections at the NASPAA and American Evaluation Association annual conferences.

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