News

October 6, 2017

Tara Bansal and Kushal Kadakia are the winners of the Holsti Prize for excellence in undergraduate research using primary sources for political science or public policy.

October 6, 2017

Story+ is a Bass Connections summer program in humanities research with a public component. We invite proposals from Duke faculty, archivists and other campus community members by November 15.

October 5, 2017

Applications for the Student Research Training Program are due by October 15. There six sites this year: North Carolina, Guatemala, Honduras, India, Kenya and Uganda.

Bass Connections annual report
October 2, 2017

Last year, 43 project teams brought together faculty, postdocs, graduate students and undergraduates to tackle complex societal challenges. Check out our 2016-2017 annual report to learn more.

Anna Gassman-Pines
September 29, 2017

Anna Gassman-Pines, associate professor in the Sanford School of Public Policy, has been appointed co-leader of the Education & Human Development theme.

September 15, 2017

Bass Connections is accepting proposals for 2018-2019 project teams through November 3. Four information sessions offer opportunities to hear from faculty team leaders about their Bass Connections experiences.

September 6, 2017

The Bass Connections Student Advisory Council is accepting applications through September 22. All Duke graduate and undergraduate students are eligible for this leadership opportunity.

September 5, 2017

Bass Connections is accepting proposals for team-based research projects that engage faculty, undergraduates and graduate/professional students in interdisciplinary exploration of big, unanswered questions about major societal challenges.

August 25, 2017

All Duke faculty are invited to propose interdisciplinary Data+ projects for Summer 2018. Data+ is offered through the Information Initiative at Duke and is part of the Bass Connections Information, Society & Culture theme.

August 10, 2017

Maurizio Forte and his Bass Connections team employed drones and other high-tech tools to discover an Etruscan well connected with a complex network of tunnels.

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