In the Media

March 26, 2019
USA Today

Duke mathematician Jonathan Mattingly conducted research for the North Carolina plaintiffs. His Bass Connections team, Gerrymandering and the Extent of Democracy in America, continues to refine this work.

March 17, 2019

Amy Jiang ’20 discusses her work mentoring Durham middle school students in computer science through CSbyUs and a Bass Connections team, OSPRI Lab.

March 6, 2019

Professor Aria Chernik writes about a day-long event coordinated by her Bass Connections project team, OSPRI Lab, in partnership with Rogers-Herr Middle School in Durham.

February 5, 2019
WMAR Baltimore

A Bass Connections team called Data and Technology for Fact-checking helped develop the FactStream app and launch it in time for the State of the Union address, in collaboration with PolitiFact, and The Washington Post.

January 23, 2019

Professor Walter Sinnott-Armstrong discusses his new book, which is related to his work with the Bass Connections team How to Cure Political Polarization by Asking Questions.

January 21, 2019

Professor Bill Adair and Professor Jun Yang lead a Bass Connections team, Data and Technology for Fact Checking, that is developing an app for live fact-checking.

January 18, 2019
AP News

A Bass Connections team, Data and Technology for Fact-checking, is finalizing a product that will allow television networks to offer real-time fact checks onscreen when a politician makes a questionable claim during a speech or debate.

January 11, 2019
Triangle Business Journal

A new Bass Connections team will focus on the engineering development, quality control, refinement and business and regulatory strategy of the Duke Smart Toilet platform.

January 3, 2019
WNCU, The Measure of Everyday Life

Bass Connections team leader Walter Sinnott-Armstrong discusses his team’s research on questions to reduce political polarization by increasing humility, empathy and openness.

December 19, 2018

Walter Sinnott-Armstrong leads a Bass Connections team on polarization. He discusses the importance of delivering good arguments with patience and respect.