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Story+ symposium
August 31, 2018

View highlights from the 2018 Story+ Summer Research Symposium. Nine Story+ teams presented their research outcomes and personal experiences from six weeks of intensive summer research on humanities-based topics. read more about Watch Highlights from the Story+ Summer Research Symposium »


Bass Connections team members
August 21, 2018

Bass Connections team members Kelsey Lansdale, Melissa Marchese and Jackie Gerson spent their summer doing field research along the Madre de Dios River. From watching out for bullet ants to getting used to “Peru time,” they reflect on the lighter... read more about Ten Lessons Learned in the Peruvian Amazon »


Ellen Song and team members
August 20, 2018

Ellen Song, a 2018 graduate of Duke’s doctoral program in English, spent six weeks this summer mentoring a Story+ team. “I widened my professional network…and practiced the managerial/administrative skills that are admittedly not my strongest suit... read more about Student Movements and Social Histories: A Summer with Story+ »


Data+ student
August 16, 2018

Data+ is a summer research experience for undergraduates interested in exploring data-driven approaches to interdisciplinary challenges. We invite proposals for faculty-sponsored Data+ projects in Summer 2019. read more about Faculty Can Submit Proposals for Data+ 2019 Student Research Projects »


Data+ team members
August 16, 2018

From the moment first-years set foot on campus, they’re inundated with information about all of the opportunities Duke has to offer. So how should students choose what to do? A Data+ team explored this question and developed an "e-advisor" app to... read more about Data+ Team Develops Program Recommendation App Designed to Spark Connections »


Climate Practicum
August 9, 2018

Graduate and upper-level undergraduate students can apply for a Fall 2018 course that examines the negotiation of international climate change agreements under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. read more about Bass Connections Course Offers Unique Opportunity to Explore Global Climate Change Negotiations »


Tasfia Nayem
August 7, 2018

MEM student Tasfia Nayem explains how her involvement in a Bass Connections project team was a uniquely hands-on – and minds-on – learning experience. read more about Analyzing Risks and Incentives for Global Climate Policy Challenges »


Apply Now
August 6, 2018

Sixteen project teams, including two new teams, are recruiting student team members. Applications are open and will be reviewed on a rolling basis. The deadline to apply is August 23 at 11:59 p.m. read more about Applications Open for Selected 2018-19 Project Teams »


Lizzie Hunsaker
July 30, 2018

Chemistry doctoral student Lizzie Hunsaker shares why getting involved in the Bass Connections D-CIPHER project was one of the best decisions she made during her fourth year of graduate school. read more about Chemistry Student Explores the Power and Limitations of Science in Environmental Policymaking »


Jackie Gerson
July 27, 2018

Bass Connections team members Kelsey Lansdale, Melissa Marchese and Jackie Gerson are investigating the presence and effects of gold mining on the Madre de Dios River. read more about In the Peruvian Amazon, a Boat Trip Reveals Birds, Wildlife and 120 Gold Mining Operations »


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