News

Video: Intro to Bass Connections in Education & Human Development
March 24, 2013

Interested in education and human development? Check out our Bass Connections in Education & Human Development introductory video for a great overview of the... read more about Video: Intro to Bass Connections in Education & Human Development »


Bass ackwards
February 24, 2013

Samantha Lachman asks the wise, the wicked, and the simple questions on Bass Connections here in her latest Duke Chronicle... read more about Bass ackwards »


Photos: Bass Connections Central Meeting, February 1st
February 7, 2013

Want to see the faces behind Bass Connections? Check out pictures from our February 1st Bass Connections Central meeting here! read more about Photos: Bass Connections Central Meeting, February 1st »


Bass Connections Faculty Town Hall Set for Feb. 5
January 30, 2013

All Duke faculty members are invited to an open Faculty Town Hall conversation on Bass Connections (originally called Duke IDEAS) on Tuesday, Feb. 5, in 217 Perkins Library.  There will be two one hour-long sessions; one will be held 2-3 p.m. and... read more about Bass Connections Faculty Town Hall Set for Feb. 5 »


Video: Bass Connections on The Week at Duke in 60 Seconds
January 23, 2013

Catch us on The Week at Duke in 60 Seconds! Duke trustee Anne Bass and her husband Robert are giving 50 million dollars to the university. The money will fund the new "Bass Connections" initiative to encourage students and faculty to tackle complex... read more about Video: Bass Connections on The Week at Duke in 60 Seconds »


Duke IDEAS now Bass Connections following $50M gift
January 21, 2013

Bass Connections—originally named Duke IDEAS—is named after its donors, Anne and Robert Bass. The program aims to enhance students’ educational experience by connecting them with other students and faculty for academic and extracurricular... read more about Duke IDEAS now Bass Connections following $50M gift »


Duke University gets $50M gift
January 21, 2013

Duke University received a $50 million gift from Anne T. and Robert M. Bass of Fort Worth, Texas. With the gift, Duke will establish “Bass Connections,” an initiative to encourage interdisciplinary work with Duke students and faculty reaching across... read more about Duke University gets $50M gift »


$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 »


Pages