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Data+ Projects Now Open for Student Applications

Data+ Projects Now Open for Student Applications

Deadline: February 20, 2017 Data+ is a 10-week summer research experience that welcomes Duke undergraduates interested in exploring new data-driven approaches to interdisciplinary challenges. Students join small project teams, working alongside other teams in a communal environment. They learn how to marshal, analyze, and visualize data, while gaining broad exposure to the modern world of […]

The Impact of Drones and Remote Sensing in Archaeology

The Impact of Drones and Remote Sensing in Archaeology

By Anandita Ananthakumar The room at the Rubenstein Library was packed. Even after the space was completely full, students were pouring in, which was a novel experience for me. At this point, I knew this workshop on drones was going to be one that I couldn’t miss. Duke has been one of the leading institutions […]

Data+ Team Digs into National Transgender Discrimination Survey

Data+ Team Digs into National Transgender Discrimination Survey

A team of students in the Duke Data+ program learned about analyzing big data sets over the summer, but they also learned a few things about discrimination and public policy. “I never thought I would be able to work on a project that intersects my personal and academic interests, and Data+ allowed me to do that,” said […]

Submit a Project Proposal for Data+

Submit a Project Proposal for Data+

Deadline: November 20, 2016 Data+ is a ten-week summer research experience for Duke undergraduates and master’s students interested in exploring new data-driven approaches to interdisciplinary challenges. Students join small teams and work alongside other teams in a communal environment. They learn how to marshal, analyze and visualize data, while gaining broad exposure to the field […]

Faculty Receive Bass Connections Awards to Develop Courses

Faculty Receive Bass Connections Awards to Develop Courses

Bass Connections has awarded four course development funds to groups of Duke faculty members whose pedagogical ideas will expand interdisciplinary curricular options for undergraduates as well as graduate and professional students. This Spring an RFP invited Duke faculty, departments or schools to organize new courses or modify existing ones that align with one or more […]

Six Students Receive Grants to Extend Their Bass Connections Research

Six Students Receive Grants to Extend Their Bass Connections Research

With grant funding from Bass Connections, three undergraduates and three graduate students will pursue faculty-mentored research projects this summer and next year. These projects, which build on work begun in 2015-2016 through Bass Connections teams, explore a range of topics including Alzheimer’s disease, U.S. government regulations, intellectual property, migrant health, Arctic drilling and the care […]

Bass Connections Team Brings Cutting-edge Technology to Live Performances

Bass Connections Team Brings Cutting-edge Technology to Live Performances

As we go about our daily lives, who’s watching and why? Government institutions, for example, may be motivated to track individuals for a host of reasons, with far-reaching implications. An institution able to locate a lost Alzheimer’s patient is also able to follow dissidents. Using live performance as way to explore these issues, a Bass […]