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Brian Wong at the Bass Connections Showcase in 2018.
February 18, 2019

The award recognizes graduate students and postdocs who have played a crucial role on their Bass Connections team. read more about Nominate an Outstanding Team Member for the Bass Connections Mentorship Award »


Tatiana Manidis.
February 12, 2019

Tatiana Manidis (MEM ’19) traveled to Madre de Dios, Peru, in December 2018 as part of a Bass Connections team. She reflects on four weeks of environmental sampling in the Amazon. read more about Four Weeks in Madre de Dios, Peru »


Lindsay Hirschhorn.
February 8, 2019

Duke alumna Lindsay Hirschhorn credits the Data+ summer program for fast-tracking her into an unexpected career and giving her the tools to succeed. read more about How an Engineer Discovered an “Awesome Career Path” in Data Analytics »


Jennifer Acosta.
February 6, 2019

Jennifer Acosta T’17 describes how her Bass Connections experience laid the foundation for her professional life after Duke. read more about From a Bass Connections Team to a Career in Education Research »


Jackie Gerson.
February 1, 2019

Doctoral student Jackie Gerson (Ecology) recently traveled to Lima, Peru, to share her team’s research with government officials, NGOs and reporters. read more about Bridging the Science-Policy Gap on Artisanal Gold Mining in the Peruvian Amazon »


Bass Connections team members in Malaysia.
February 1, 2019

Bass Connections students reflect on what they learned and achieved during their fieldwork in Malaysia. read more about Targeting Malaysia’s Infectious Diseases through Research and Surveillance »


Travis Knoll.
January 30, 2019

Last spring, Travis Knoll (Ph.D. in History) received a Bass Connections Student Research Award to trace the history of affirmative action in Brazil. read more about Building an Interview Archive of Local Activism in Brazil »


Data+ students with poster.
January 29, 2019

Student applications are now open for this summer’s Data+ research program. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis through February 25. read more about Explore New Data-driven Approaches to Interdisciplinary Challenges with Data+ »


Tony Pham.
January 28, 2019

Last spring, Duke medical resident Tony Pham received a Bass Connections Student Research Award to explore mental health in Nepal. read more about Research on Mental Health in Nepal Examines Context-specific Approaches to Care »


Story+ poster.
January 28, 2019

Applications for 2019 Story+ projects are now open. The priority deadline for all students is February 15. read more about Spend Your Summer Bringing Research to Life with Story+ »


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