Join Us at the Second Annual Bass Connections Showcase on April 18

Bass Connections Showcase

The Office of the Vice Provost for Interdisciplinary Studies invites the Duke community to a special year-end showcase featuring lightning talks, posters, awards, and a reception. The event takes place on Wednesday, April 18, from 3:30 to 6:00 p.m. in Penn Pavilion. Come learn more about Bass Connections and find out what these research teams of faculty, graduate students, undergraduates, and community partners have accomplished this year.


Please email Sarah Dwyer at or call (919) 684-5379.


The reception and poster session begin. Cast your vote for the audience choice award for best poster.

President Price will give opening remarks, and students from the following Bass Connections project teams will present lightning talks (order TBD):

We will recognize this year’s award recipients for outstanding mentorship, follow-on research, and the judges’ selection for best poster.

The reception and poster session continue until 6:00. We will announce the audience choice award for best poster at 5:45 (voting closes at 5:30).


Public parking is available in the Bryan Center Parking Deck, located on Science Drive between Duke Chapel and the Bryan Center. Penn Pavilion is a very short walk from the parking deck. Please contact us if you have any questions about parking, accessibility or directions.

Learn More

View the Bass Connections annual report and browse the 2017-18 project teams by theme: