In the Media

May 28, 2020
The Conversation

Three doctoral students see history repeating itself in places like the Peruvian Amazon, where their Bass Connections team has been conducting research on mercury pollution from gold mining.

May 12, 2020
Public Citizen Consumer Law & Policy Blog

Ed Balleisen is a team leader of American Predatory Lending and the Global Financial Crisis.

May 6, 2020
Chronicle of Higher Education

Bass Connections “puts students and professors together in teams to spend a year developing solutions to societal problems” and is “already a model for interdisciplinary education at dozens of other institutions” that could be emulated by still more.

April 14, 2020
TEDx Talks

Professor Thomas Newpher and senior Ben Thier share findings from their Bass Connections project team, Collaborative Learning in STEM: Impacts on Student Motivation, Retention and Self-efficacy.

April 10, 2020

A Bass Connections project team interviewed 20 community health workers to understand the impact of the HOPE Peru Project on two communities on the outskirts of Lima.

March 24, 2020

Aria Chernik, team leader of OSPRI Lab: CSbyUs, discusses her open design pedagogy framework and her work developing an open-source CS curriculum for grades 3-5.

March 13, 2020

Bass Connections team members from the Pocket Colposcope project write about their fieldwork in Peru.

February 20, 2020

John Holbein and Sunshine Hillygus discuss their new book, which is related to the issues they are exploring with Bass Connections project teams (Developing the Political Citizen and Making Young Voters).

February 19, 2020
Power for All

The collaborative is comprised of the Duke University Energy Access Project—a Bass Connections special initiative—along with Hivos, New Energy Nexus, Practical Action and Power for All.

February 7, 2020
Montessori Community School

As a public policy and political science double major, Pekac brings a unique perspective to her Bass Connections project team, Data and Technology for Fact-checking.