Alumni

Many Duke alumni continue working on issues they began tackling through Bass Connections. In some cases, Bass Connections projects have affirmed or inspired future plans. The following are just a few examples of former students who are pursuing further studies or working in a field related to their Bass Connections projects.

The information below each name includes major/program, school (Trinity is indicated by T and Pratt by P), graduation year, Bass Connections project and current position.

Indrani Saha

Program II T'17
Art, Vision and the Brain: An Exploration of Color and Brightness (2014-2015)
PhD Student in History, Theory & Criticism of Art, MIT

Priscille Schettini

Psychology T'13
Information, Child Mental Health and Society (2013-2014)
Medical Student, Duke University School of Medicine

Andrew Seelaus, M.B.A., M.E.M.

Business Administration and Environmental Management F, N'17
Feasibility Study for a Campus Digester (2015-2016)
Director of Business Development, Hyde Engineering Services

Jen Semler

Philosophy and Public Policy T'19
Project Vox (2018-2019)
Master's Student in Philosophy, University of Cambridge

Heather Shapiro

Computer Science and Statistical Science T'15
Coursera and the Future of Free Massive Open Online Courses (2013-2014)
Coursera and the Future of Free Massive Open Online Courses (2014-2015)
Program Manager, Azure Machine Learning at Microsoft

Bailey Sincox

English T'15
Education and Rural Entrepreneurship in Appalachia (2014-2015)
PhD Student in English, Harvard University

Zachary Smothers, M.B.S.

Biomedical Sciences M'16
Stemming the Opiate Epidemic through Education and Outreach (2016-2017)
Medical Student, Duke School of Medicine

Yuting Song, Ph.D.

Eun Young Song, M.A.

Bioethics & Science Policy T'16
Neuroplicity: Leveraging New Media and Digital Storytelling to Connect Society to Neuroscience (2015-2016)
Regulatory Coordinator, Duke Cancer Institute, Duke University Medical Center

Emilia Soulios

International Comparative Studies T'19
Mindfulness in Human Development (2018-2019)
Research Assistant, University College London

Anna Speth

History T'15
Digital Archaeological and Historic Landscapes: Laboratory and Fieldwork (2015-2016)
Librarian for Emerging Technology and Digital Projects, Pepperdine University

Rob Steilberg

Computer Science T'18
mHealth for Better Routine Immunization Data in Honduras (2017-2018)
Software Development Engineer, Esri

Sachi Takahashi-Rial, M.P.P.

Public Policy S'15
Project Bright IDEA: Finding Talent and Giftedness in Children of Diverse Backgrounds (2014-2015)
Education Partnerships Director, YouthTruth Student Survey

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