Student Life

Duke Divinity School Community Picnic

Friday, August 26, 2011 - 12:00pm
Duke Chapel Quad

Duke Divinity School will hold a community picnic to launch the new academic year for its students, faculty, and staff. This also will be an opportunity to welcome the new students. Families are welcome.

There will be a free barbecue lunch catered from Q-Shack (with vegetarian options provided) and an afternoon of games and fellowship. The food line will form in the 00 level hallway of the Westbrook Building, at the bottom of the stairs. Drinks and desserts will be under a tent on the lawn space between Duke Chapel and the Divinity School.

Divinity Student Council Executive Board Meeting

Friday, September 2, 2011 - 12:30am to 1:20pm
103 Westbrook or (630) 212-9210

The Divinity Student Council will hold a planning session for members of its executive board.

Student Wins Essay Contest

Thursday, August 11, 2011

Stewart Clem, an AEHS student, has won an essay contest for The Living Church magazine.


Stewart ClemAnglican Episcopal House of Studies M.Div. student Stewart Clem has won an essay contest run by The Living Church magazine.

Divinity Student Council Executive Board Meeting

Tuesday, August 23, 2011 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm
103 Westbrook or (630) 212-9210

The Divinity Student Council will hold a planning session for members of its executive board.

Th.D. Students Win National and International Awards

Thursday, August 4, 2011

Three students have received major awards to help support their research.


Robert MosesThree 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.


“Loving God Mind, Body and Strength: Orienting Yourself to Life as a Divinity Student"

Friday, September 16, 2011 - 2:30pm to 5:00pm
0012 Westbrook
Elizabeth Moyer (919) 660-3461 or

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.

Deacons @ Duke

Thursday, September 8, 2011 - 12:20pm to 1:20pm
0013 Westbrook

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.

85th Divinity School Baccalaureate

Monday, May 16, 2011

View video and photos from the service of worship honoring our graduating senior class.

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.


Divinity Women's Center Hosts Study Break

Tuesday, April 26, 2011 - 1:00pm to Thursday, April 28, 2011 - 3:00pm
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.