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Showcase.
June 7, 2022

More than 350 people from the Duke community came to hear students present their research through lightning talks, poster presentations and interactive displays. read more about Bass Connections Teams Share Research Highlights at 2022 Showcase »


Apply now.
June 1, 2022

Fourteen project teams, including four new teams, are now recruiting student team members through June 15, 2022 at 5:00 p.m. read more about It’s Not Too Late to Join a 2022-2023 Bass Connections Project Team »


"Vote" pins.
May 27, 2022

These three “pop-up” teams are the result of a special call for project proposals and are currently recruiting students through June 15, 2022 at 5:00 p.m. read more about New Project Teams Will Examine Democracy in a Polarized World »


Colin Yuckman.
May 23, 2022

This year’s cohort includes 14 faculty affiliated with four Duke schools and two university institutes. read more about Meet the 2022 Collaborative Project Courses Faculty Fellows »


Team members wearing masks.
May 4, 2022

These students took advantage of the Bass Connections program to strengthen their dissertation research, coauthor publications and hone career-enhancing skills. read more about Six Ph.D. Graduates Who Leveraged Bass Connections for Their Doctoral Training »


Class of 2022 graphic.
April 26, 2022

Ten graduating seniors share what their Bass Connections experience has meant to them. read more about Senior Spotlight: Reflections from the Class of 2022 »


Spider monkey drawing.
April 15, 2022

A Bass Connections team addresses the issue of forest fragmentation in tropical ecosystems through literature review and science communication. read more about Planting Seeds for Conservation of Tropical Forests »


Kyle Bradbury and Jordan Malof.
April 11, 2022

Kyle Bradbury and Jordan Malof are the joint winners of the 2022 Bass Connections Leadership Award, which recognizes outstanding faculty and staff team leaders. read more about Two Faculty Recognized for Exceptional Co-Leadership of Bass Connections Team »


Aislinn McLaughlin headshot.
April 11, 2022

Aislinn McLaughlin is the winner of this year’s Award for Outstanding Mentorship, which recognizes the crucial leadership and mentorship roles that graduate students and postdocs play on Bass Connections teams. read more about Master’s Student Honored for Her Outstanding Mentorship »


Paula Njeru headshot.
April 7, 2022

Ten graduate students and twenty-two undergraduates will pursue faculty-mentored research projects this summer and next year with grant funding from Bass Connections. read more about Meet the Winners of the 2022 Bass Connections Student Research Awards »


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