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Bass Connections team leaders.
January 3, 2019

Duke faculty and students are investigating which questions increase humility, empathy and openness as well as which questions raise barriers to constructive discourse. read more about Interdisciplinary Team Collaborates on Solutions to Political Polarization »


Bass Connections team members.
January 2, 2019

A Bass Connections project team published its research findings in Nature Climate Change on December 17. read more about How Our Food Choices Impact the Environment  »


Sugerik and Tan at COP24.
December 28, 2018

A group of Duke students got the chance to explore the intricacies of climate diplomacy and the future directions of environmental policy. read more about A Bass Connections Class Goes to UN Climate Change Conference in Poland »


Story+ students.
December 27, 2018

Take a look at selected highlights from 2018 in this collection of short videos from Bass Connections project teams and summer programs. read more about A Look at Bass Connections in Ten Videos from 2018 »


Student with drone at the Duke Marine Lab.
December 14, 2018

Five new Bass Connections project teams starting this spring will tackle research to inform hurricane preparedness and resiliency efforts. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis through January 9. read more about New Project Teams Will Tackle Research to Inform Hurricane Preparedness and Resiliency Efforts »


Students in one of Pratt's new undergraduate gateway courses.
December 12, 2018

Bass Connections is partnering with Duke schools to spread collaborative inquiry throughout the university. Examples include a proliferation of lab-style team-based courses, new topical foci for integrating faculty research and student experiences... read more about New Curricular Innovations Feature Collaborative, Hands-on Learning »


Sam Sadler at the Bass Connections Fair in April 2018.
December 11, 2018

Last spring, Sam Sadler ’19 received a Bass Connections Follow-on Student Research Award to develop evidence-based interventions to improve neurosurgical patient outcomes at Mulago National Referral Hospital in Kampala, Uganda. read more about Obstacles Inspire an Alternative Approach to Infection Care in Uganda »


Members of the mVax team in Roatán.
December 7, 2018

Linh Bui, Rob Steilberg and Kate Watkins received a Bass Connections Follow-on Student Research Award to update, share and train healthcare providers to use mVax, a mobile health (mHealth) application for capturing and managing vaccination data. read more about Team Develops mHealth App to Improve Collection, Access and Storage of Vaccination Data »


Michael and Maureen Rhodes.
December 6, 2018

Duke’s landmark “big data” initiative has been named in honor of longtime supporters Michael and Maureen Rhodes. Matched by challenge funds from Bass Connections founding donors Anne T. and Robert M. Bass, the Rhodes gifts provide fundamental... read more about Big News from Duke’s Hub for Big Data: iiD Named to Honor Michael and Maureen Rhodes »


Students in Deborah Reisinger’s course demonstrate how to request translation services at a pharmacy in one of their instruction
December 5, 2018

In response to the growing population of refugees settled in Durham and the challenges of resettlement, a Bass Connections team surveyed refugees and aid agencies to identify ways to reduce health disparities. read more about How Can We Help Durham’s Refugee Population Access Health Services? »


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