In the Media

August 14, 2020

Root Causes is a partner in a Bass Connections project team called Improving Food Security to Increase Resiliency to COVID-19 for Latinx Populations.

August 3, 2020
San Francisco Chronicle

The university of the post-pandemic world needs to focus on training collaborative and discipline-crossing leaders, write Terry Babcock-Lumish and Megan Wheeler, citing Duke as a trailblazer through its Bass Connections program.

July 29, 2020
National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering

Nimmi Ramanujam leads the ongoing Bass Connections project called Pocket Colposcope.

June 9, 2020
Materials Today

Ben Wiley leads a Bass Connections project team to explore whether flow-through electrolysis might be scaled up to make hydrogen from India's abundant solar power.

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.