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The Divinity Student Council will hold a planning session for members of its executive board.
Three students in Duke Divinity School’s Th.D. program have received major awards to assist their research. Robert Moses D’08 has been awarded a DAAD fellowship to study in Germany in the coming academic year. Rebekah Eklund and Heather Vacek D’06 have each received a Louisville Institute Dissertation Fellowship.
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The Office of Black Church Studies will sponsor a back-to-basics information session for students to gather tools for a close reading of Scripture and textbooks, writing theologically, and surviving as a student without mounting debt. Light refreshments will be served.
The Deacons@Duke, a support and exploration group for Duke Divinity School students interested in the Order of Deacon, especially in the United Methodist tradition, will hold a meeting to share information and help each other discern their callings to the ministries of the deacon. Featured speakers will be Judy Stephens of the N.C. Annual Conference, Jane Brannock of the Western N.C. Annual Conference, Andy Keck, a Divinity School librarian and deacon in full connection, and Anita Wood of the UMC's General Board of Higher Education and Ministry.
The Duke Divinity School celebrated its 85th Baccalaureate service May 14 at 6:30 p.m. in Duke Chapel. Ellen Davis, Amos Ragan Kearns Distinguished Professor of Bible and Practical Theology, delivered a sermon, “The View from Mount Elijah,” based on the Old Testament lesson in I Kings 17:1-24 and the Gospel lesson in Mark 9:2-8.
Donna Banks, new director of Student Life, comments to The Chapel Hill News on overseeing a mentoring program to assist students in discerning God’s call and navigating the ordination process
Duke Divinity Women's Center
The Duke Divinity School Women’s Center will provide free coffee and snacks from Alpine Bagels for a study break 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday. The event is open to all members of the Duke Divinity community.
The fifth annual Broadway Revue raised $4,000 for the Alliance for AIDS Services Carolina-Durham and Zoe Ministry, doubling the previous year’s donations.
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Basin and Towel is sponsoring a book collection for Seth Mokitimi Methodist Seminary in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa. The new seminary has few books and limited financial resources to buy them. Donations of new or lightly used textbooks may be dropped off at 104 Westbrook. Books should be ones published after 1990 or those considered "standard" or "classic" texts useful in seminary classes.