Student Life

Broadway Revue Raises $4,000

Two performances of annual show doubled 2010 donations for AIDS relief
Tuesday, April 19, 2011

The annual showcase of student, faculty, and staff talent raised funds for the Alliance for AIDS Services Carolina-Durham and Zoe Ministry.


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.Smith and Hays in "To Life"


Basin and Towel Holds Book Donation for South African Seminary

Wednesday, April 13, 2011 (All day) to Friday, May 6, 2011 (All day)
104 Westbrook or

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.

Transition to Ministry Workshop: “Incarnational Ministry: Serving the Church without Starving Your Soul”

Monday, April 18, 2011 - 9:00am to 1:00pm
0013 Westbrook

This Transition to Ministry Workshop, “Incarnational Ministry: Serving the Church without Starving Your Soul,” will focus on the challenges of well-being and health in ministry. There will be a discussion on strategies for creating paradigms of ministry and leadership that model and enable health, healing, and responsive ministries. Dr. Marcia Mount Shoop will share how she has managed to serve the church without starving her soul. Register to by noon April 15, 2011 to receive a free lunch.

Duke Divinity Spouse Group Family Fun Day

Sunday, April 17, 2011 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Lawn beside Duke Chapel

The Duke Divinity Spouse Group will host a Family Fun Day featuring an ice cream bar, Frisbee playing, beanbag toss, egg dyeing, and an Easter egg hunt for children. Register to by April 15 to attend.

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Last Day of Divinity Classes Community Celebration

Wednesday, April 20, 2011 - 12:30pm to 2:00pm
Behind Westbrook Building

The Divinity Student Council will hold a a Divinity School "Last Day of Class" celebration immediately following Closing Convocation for students, faculty, and staff. The event will offer an opportunity for fellowship and free food.

"Five Thoughts about Pastoring Artists in Your Community" with David Taylor

Thursday, April 14, 2011 - 12:20pm to 1:30pm
0014 Westbrook

The New Creation Arts Group will hold a brown bag discussion on "Five Thoughts about Pastoring Artists in Your Community" with David Taylor, a Th.D. student in theology and the arts. He is the former pastor of the arts ministry at Hope Chapel in Austin, Texas, and a contributor and editor of the book, "For the Beauty of the Church: Casting a Vision for the Arts." Taylor will discuss how theology and the arts can be relevant to parish ministry.

What Can the Art of Hymn-Leading Teach Us about Theology?

Thursday, April 14, 2011 - 12:35pm to 1:25pm
Goodson Chapel Choir Balcony

Senior M.Div. student Mark Gorman will offer a presentation on "What Can the Art of Hymn-Leading Teach Us about Theology?" drawing on a directed reading course supervised by David Arcus, chapel organist and associate university organist, and Duke Divinity School Professor Jo Bailey Wells. The presentation will include demonstrations of improvisation and hymn-leading techniques on the Goodson Chapel organ, as well as proposals on what pastors and theologians can learn from organists' engagement with hymns.

Divinity School Second Annual Field Day

Thursday, April 28, 2011 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Lawn Outside of Divinity (Kilgo Entrance)

The Second Annual Duke Divinity School Field Day for students, faculty, and staff will be a time to play some games and take a break during reading week.   Family and friends are also invited to the free event, coordinated by the Divinity Student Council. There will be free pizza. The event was rescheduled from April 9.

The location will be just ouside of the Divinity School, on the lawn in front of Duke Chapel.




Deadline for Ordering 2011 Senior Class Photo

Sunday, July 31, 2011 (All day)

The 2011 senior class photo will be available to purchase online using a credit or debit card through July 31, 2011. The cost will be $10 for each 8 X 10 color print and $3.99 total for shipping.

If you need assistance, send an e-mail to Sherry Williamson.

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Axe of the Apostles' Show

Wednesday, April 6, 2011 - 12:30pm to 1:20pm
0014 Westbrook

Axe of the Apostles, a Duke Divinity School improvisation comedy group, will perform a show. Attendees may bring their lunches.