Student Life

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. 

Mentoring for Ministry Workshop on Stewardship and Finances

Thursday, April 3, 2014 - 12:30pm
0012 Westbrook Building
acase@div.duke.edu

The Duke Divinity School offices of Financial Aid, Ministerial Formation, and Student Life will hold a Mentoring for Ministry workshop on personal financial literacy for students.

There will be free pizza for the first 50 attendees.

'Articulating the Deacon's Call' Panel Discussion

Wednesday, April 2, 2014 - 12:30pm
0041 Langford Building
Haley Eccles (haley.eccles@duke.edu)

The Methodist House of Studies and Deacons at Duke, both of Duke Divinity School, are sponsoring a panel discussion on "Articulating the Deacon's Call" featuring ordained deacons who have served on the Board of Ordained Ministry describing the unique call of deacon and answering any questions. The names of the deacons have not been announced.

The discussion is open to anyone.

'Sacraments in Stilettos' Panel

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

A discussion on April 8 will address issues relating to women in ministry.

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On April 8, a panel of female ministers will reflect on their life in ministry and what they wish they had known when they graduated from seminary. The discussion, "Sacraments in Stilettos, Preaching in Pumps" will take place at 6 p.m. in 0014 Westbrook and is open to Divinity School students, faculty, staff, and graduates.

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M.Div. Student Wins FASPE

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Michelle Wolfe will join the 2-week Fellowships at Auschwitz for the Study of Professional Ethics program.

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Michelle WolfeMichelle Wolfe, M.Div.'14, has been awarded a fellowship by FASPE (Fellowships at Auschwitz for the Study of Professional Ethics) to participate in a two-week program in New York, Germany, and Poland in June 2014.

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Conversation for Peace in Palestine and Israel

Wednesday, March 26, 2014 - 12:30pm
030 Westbrook Building
Lars Akerson (lars.akerson@duke.edu)

Mennonites at Duke, a student group at Duke Divinity School, will hold a public lunch discussion on how Christians can support peace in Palestine and Israel with Isaac Villegas, pastor of Chapel Hill Mennonite Fellowship and member of the Mennonite Church USA Executive Board.

Villegas recently returned from a 10-day learning tour in Palestine and Israel with the Mennonite Central Committee U.S. and will share his experiences at the discussion titled "Conversation for Peace in Palestine and Israel." There will be a question and answer period.

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