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Who Built the Duke Chapel?
July 13, 2018

University Archivist Valerie Gillispie and rising junior Caroline Waring discussed their Story+ summer research project, Stone by Stone, on WUNC’s The State of Things. read more about Who Built the Duke Chapel? Story+ Team Discovers Untold Stories of the Campus Icon »


Story+
July 6, 2018

On June 27, nine Story+ teams presented their outcomes and shared personal experiences from six weeks of intensive, humanities-based research. read more about Story+ Projects Demonstrate Vitality of Humanistic Research and Thinking »


Brazil
June 28, 2018

Representing their Bass Connections project team, The Cost of Opportunity, doctoral students Travis Knoll and Andrew Guinn appeared on WNCU’s weekly radio program, The Measure of Everyday Life. read more about Collaborative Research in Brazil Delves into Higher Education, Politics and Social Justice »


Opioid Epidemic
June 7, 2018

Where exactly is this public health crisis occurring? What can we do to reduce opioid use in specific communities and in specific places? Nicole Schramm-Sapyta and Erica Onuoha shared research findings from their Bass Connections project team on “... read more about Mapping Opioid Use and Seeking Remedies across North Carolina »


Travis Knoll
June 4, 2018

Doctoral student Travis Knoll reflects on how his Bass Connections participation has honed his scholarship, commitment to service and cultural competency. read more about The Cost of Opportunity: Standing at the Intersection of the Avenues of Personal and Political  »


Vulci
June 1, 2018

Maurizio Forte leads a Bass Connections team with diverse skills and backgrounds. Their use of new technologies and approaches to archaeological exploration has resulted in several discoveries about the ancient Etruscan city of Vulci, Italy. read more about Drawing on New Technologies, Duke Team Reveals an Ancient City’s Transformation »


Bass Connections Showcase
June 1, 2018

View highlights from our 2017-18 year-end event along with President Price’s opening remarks and lightning talks from five pairs of students. read more about Watch Highlights from the 2018 Bass Connections Showcase  »


RRRR
May 24, 2018

Mercy DeMenno, Anna Johns Hrom and Daniel Ribeiro all pursued research topics related to their Bass Connections project team, Reviewing Retrospective Regulatory Review. They have successfully defended their dissertations. read more about Three Doctoral Students, Three Perspectives on Government Regulation, One Bass Connections Team »


Stephanie Reist
May 17, 2018

On May 12, about 250 graduating doctoral students participated in The Graduate School’s Ph.D. Hooding Ceremony. Among them were many students who helped lead their Bass Connections project teams. read more about These Ph.D. Graduates Played Key Roles in Their Bass Connections Projects »


North Carolina Medical Journal
May 17, 2018

North Carolina experienced an 800 percent increase in opioid drug deaths from 1999 to 2016, largely driven by a growth of illicit heroin use, according to a study of death certificates conducted by a Bass Connections team. read more about North Carolina’s Opioid Problems Are Moving Underground »


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