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Spotlight on Sustainability: Brian Southwell
December 15, 2013

Bass Connections in Energy team leader Brian Southwell is using behavioral science to improve energy efficiency in the Triangle. Check out his spotlight... read more about Spotlight on Sustainability: Brian Southwell »


Creating a Community of Students and Faculty
December 10, 2013

"My goal is for the students to have a meaningful intellectual experience to understand what it's like to work on a serious high-level research project and use that to shape their future going forward" -Martin Zelder on the... read more about Creating a Community of Students and Faculty »


The Consumer Cost of Energy Monitoring
December 10, 2013

So why does monitoring energy use matter? As consumers, there are many benefits from reducing energy consumption. Not only is it better for the environment, but it also saves money and extends the life of products. Monitoring energy use can identify... read more about The Consumer Cost of Energy Monitoring »


Living in a Glass House: Privacy Implications of Smart Meter Data
December 3, 2013

Smart meter technology presents the opportunity to save consumers money, allow utilities to run a more efficient grid, and reduce overall energy usage.  However, the wealth of information that these meters collect can make privacy-concerned... read more about Living in a Glass House: Privacy Implications of Smart Meter Data »


Bass Connections meets early success, looks to increase campus presence
November 30, 2013

The opening semester of Bass Connections has been largely successful, though the program’s unique format has posed a few challenges for the its first participants. Read more about the program's future plans... read more about Bass Connections meets early success, looks to increase campus presence »


Silver Family Fund opens door for KIE & Bass partnership
November 25, 2013

The partnership begun this year between Bass Connections and the Kenan Institute for Ethics at Duke would not be possible without a special gift from Jonathan Silver and his wife, Orli Etingin.  With the... read more about Silver Family Fund opens door for KIE & Bass partnership »


12/3: EHD End of Semester Social
November 25, 2013

Mark Your Calendar for a Bass Connections in Education & Human Development party! We're having a celebration to mark the first semester of Bass Connections and... read more about 12/3: EHD End of Semester Social »


The eye of the camera, the empathy of film
November 20, 2013

Sophomore Phia Sennett reflects on wading through an enormous amount of information as her team works to view and catalog the United Nations Environment Programme’s (UNEP) video footage of environmental assessments... read more about The eye of the camera, the empathy of film »


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