Expansion of “Plus” Programs

Duke students of all levels are taking part in collaborative summer research projects, working alongside other teams on campus. This year, nine programs — including three new ones — will host more than 70 teams.

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Empowering the Boldest Thinkers


Presidential Award

Laura Howes accepted the 2023-24 Presidential Award on behalf of Bass Connections.

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New Institute

The Duke-Margolis Center for Health Policy was elevated to a university institute.

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Revealing History

The Kenan Institute for Ethics’ Scene on Radio podcast tells the story of the 1898 Wilmington massacre.

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Research Spotlights


Hip-Hop as Education and Inspiration

Duke and NCCU students explore links among education, hip-hop and community-building in Brazil and the U.S.

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Documentary Studies Research Grants

These faculty projects enable the Center for Documentary Studies to incorporate new perspectives into its scholarly activities.

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A Musical Archive of Care

A team delves into the Rosetta Reitz papers in Duke’s Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library to construct a new model of creative and scholarly practice.

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Geopolitics and Humanitarian Crises

In partnership with the Provost’s Initiative on the Middle East, Bass Connections is accepting proposals for year-long projects that engage students in the exploration of the humanitarian implications of geopolitical conflict.

Apply by July 12