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Interdisciplinary@Duke
October 2, 2013

Team member Allison Donnelly writes that since Bass Connections is a major component of “Interdisciplinary Studies at Duke,” it makes sense to point out just how much this concept of interdisciplinary research has been a part of her team's... read more about Interdisciplinary@Duke »


10/8: The Surprising Economics of School Choice
September 30, 2013

October 8th at 7:30pm: "The Surprising Economics of School Choice" sponsored by our Bass Connections: Education & Human Development Theme. Controversial changes in school choice policy—... read more about 10/8: The Surprising Economics of School Choice »


10/1: Bass Connections in Global Health - Peru project deadline TODAY!
September 30, 2013

The Bass Connections in Global Health Peru team project deadline is today! Act now! See more details... read more about 10/1: Bass Connections in Global Health - Peru project deadline TODAY! »


10/1: Curious about volunteering and activism about education? Join us!
September 23, 2013

Curious about volunteering and activism about education both locally and globally? Come hear two DukeEngage alumni talk about their experiences and advice Tuesday night at 7:30. Sponsored by our ... read more about 10/1: Curious about volunteering and activism about education? Join us! »


Making the Grade: Educators Discuss Challenges Facing Durham Public Schools
September 21, 2013

According to Duke's service learning program director David Malone, it's easier to put a man on the moon than it is to get public school fifth graders to meet grade-level reading standards. As the moderator of a... read more about Making the Grade: Educators Discuss Challenges Facing Durham Public Schools »


Social Networks for Sharing Science and Health
September 19, 2013

Facebook, Twitter, and other new social networks are making it easier than ever for people to share useful information about medicine and science, whether it’s about choosing a good physician or reducing one’s carbon footprint.... read more about Social Networks for Sharing Science and Health »


9/27: Building Capacity for Environmental Management in Fragile States
September 19, 2013

You're invited! Join the discussion with Oli Brown as he addresses "Building Capacity for Environmental Management in Fragile States: Lessons from Sierra Leone, Afghanistan, and South Sudan" next Friday at 10am! Sponsored by... read more about 9/27: Building Capacity for Environmental Management in Fragile States »


Motivating Energy Behavior
September 18, 2013

Members of the Communicating about Energy in the Triangle project team have been exploring and debating literature relevant to household energy behavior. Here are excerpts from two student team members. read more about Motivating Energy Behavior »


U.S. Climate Policy Options: Who, What, and Why?
September 18, 2013

Students Kristie Beaudoin, Yanyou Chen and Allison Donnelly introduce their project and explain why they’re doing it, how they’re doing it and what they learn along the way. read more about U.S. Climate Policy Options: Who, What, and Why? »


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