Student Life

Racquel Gill Selected as Orientation Speaker

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Gill was selected by the senior class to preach during new student orientation on Aug. 20.

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GillRacquel Gill, M.Div.'15, has been selected by the Divinity School rising senior class to deliver the sermon to incoming students during the first day of new student orientation on Aug. 20.

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Graduate Conference Call for Papers

Friday, May 16, 2014

The Oct. 3-4 conference will address theological perspectives on suffering.

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The Duke Graduate Conference in Theology (DGCT) has issued a call for papers for its 2014 conference. The conference, which will be held Oct. 3-4 at the Divinity School, is seeking papers from graduate students related to the conference theme “Do Not Be Silent at My Tears: Theological Perspectives on Suffering.”

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Divinity School Celebrates 88th Baccalaureate Service

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Thursday, May 15, 2014
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Richard Lischer, James T. and Alice Mead Cleland Professor of Preaching, delivered the sermon for the May 10 service.

Professor Lischer gave the sermon.Duke Divinity School celebrated its 88th Baccalaureate service May 10 at 6:30 p.m. in Duke Chapel with Richard Lischer, James T. and Alice Mead Cleland Professor of Preaching at the school, delivering the sermon.

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Th.D. Candidate Named CBF Global Missions Coordinator

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Steven Porter has been selected for the position with the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship.

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Mass Incarceration and the Legacy of Race in America

Sunday, April 27, 2014 - 3:00pm
Durham County Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro Street, Durham, NC
Durham County Library (919) 560-0268

Duke Divinity School Professor Charles Campbell, re-entry activist Kimberly Brown, and attorney Daryl Atkinson will discuss excerpts from the film, Slavery by Another Name, and consider how the legacy of slavery shapes mass incarceration today.

The event is being sponsored by Project TURN, a local prison-based education program; PriMEDD, a Divinity School student organization dedicated to issues of incarceration; and the Durham County Public Library.

Baccalaureate Service May 10

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Thursday, April 10, 2014

The school's 88th Baccalaureate Service will take place in Duke Chapel. Professor Richard Lischer will preach.

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Hauerwas to Address Military Suicide and Christian Witness

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Thursday, April 3, 2014

On April 9, the Divinity School will host a public lunchtime discussion with Stanley Hauerwas, “Military Suicide & Christian Witness: A Conversation and Call to Act.”

HauerwasOn April 9, the Divinity School will host a lunchtime discussion with Stanley Hauerwas, Gilbert T. Rowe Professor Emeritus of Divinity and Law, “Military Suicide & Christian Witness: A Conversation and Call to Act.” The public event, led by student group Milites Christi, will take place in 0014 Westbrook at 12:30 p.m.

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Workload and Wellness Focus Group for Students

Friday, April 4, 2014 - 12:30pm
0016 Westbrook Building
Kevin Dumke (kevin.dumke@duke.edu)

The Student Workload Subcommittee, a task force created by the Duke Divinity School Curriculum Committee, will provide students at the school an opportunity to voice their opinions on a variety of topics regarding academic workload and their commitments outside of student life by conducting a Workload and Wellness Focus Group.

The subcommittee is preparing for a longterm review of the school's academic responsibilities and is seeking student feedback to assist in developing future projects.

Free pizza will be provided. Register by April 3 at 5  p.m.

'Military Suicide and Christian Witness: A Conversation and Call to Act' with Stanley Hauerwas

Wednesday, April 9, 2014 - 12:30pm
0014 Westbrook Building
Alexis Arzuaga (alexis.arzuaga@duke.edu)

Milites Christi, a Duke Divinity School student group, will hold a public lunch discussion on "Military Suicide and Christian Witness: A Conversation and Call to Act" with Stanley Hauerwas, Gilbert T. Rowe Professor Emeritus of Divinity and Law at the school.

The student group is dedicated to cultivating conversations with students, staff, and faculty to advance the interests of prospective, current, and former service members in the church, world, and academy.

Registration required to have lunch by 5:00pm Tuesday, April 8 .

Divinity School 'Spring Fling'

Monday, April 14, 2014 - 5:30pm
Memorial Lawn between Westbook Building and Duke Chapel
Office of Community and Student Life (studentlife@div.duke.edu)

The Divinity Student Council and the Office of Community and Student Life will hold a "Spring Fling" open to Divinity School faculty, staff, and students and their families to celebrate the end of the academic year with free food, fun, and fellowship. There also will be music and an appearance by AXE of the Apostles, the school's comedy improvisation group.

Registration required by 5:00 pm Thursday, April 10. 

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