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$50M gift to fund Duke multi-disciplinary efforts
January 21, 2013

With funding from the gift, Duke is launching an initiative that will encourage students and faculty to collaborate across traditional academic boundaries to develop the broad expertise and perspective needed to tackle complex societal problems.... read more about $50M gift to fund Duke multi-disciplinary efforts »


New Initiative Prepares Students for Society’s Challenges
January 21, 2013

"We believe that this gift will enable broad collaboration among scholars across multiple disciplines to develop truly innovative approaches to some of the most pressing societal problems," said Anne and Robert Bass. Read more... read more about New Initiative Prepares Students for Society’s Challenges »


Collaborative education at Duke boosted by $50M gift
January 21, 2013

“We are grateful to the Bass family for embracing Duke’s vision of education as something that extends beyond what happens in a traditional classroom” -Duke President Richard Brodhead Read more... read more about Collaborative education at Duke boosted by $50M gift »


A New Way to Connect
January 21, 2013

Bass Connections team leaders Helen Egger and Guillermo Sapiro collaborate across disciplines to focus on child mental health and how inexpensive video cameras with special software might serve as diagnostic tools to track anxiety triggers in young... read more about A New Way to Connect »


Interdisciplinary Learning: Real World Issues
January 21, 2013

Bass Connections at Duke launches with a focus on problems of societal importance that, by their nature, require disciplines to come together while engaging learners at all levels. Read more... read more about Interdisciplinary Learning: Real World Issues »


Nechyba's Niche
January 21, 2013

Tom Nechyba, leader of Bass Connections Education & Human Development theme, sits down and discusses the latest on SSRI West and Bass Connections... read more about Nechyba's Niche »


Working Together to Change the Lives of Children and Families
January 21, 2013

Two researchers at Duke, from disparate fields, are collaborating to create diagnostic tools that could lead to early identification of at-risk children through their Bass Connections team... read more about Working Together to Change the Lives of Children and Families »


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