Student Life

BRI(DDD)GE Connects Duke and Durham

Tuesday, September 24, 2013

The pre-orientation program connects learning to the service of God.

Assigned Editor: 
Assigned Author: 

Sacred Worth Bridges Church, LGBTQ Community

Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Student group creates a safe environment for LGBTQ students in the church.

Assigned Editor: 
Assigned Author: 

New Creation Arts Field Education Photo Exhibit

Monday, September 23, 2013 - 8:00am to Friday, October 11, 2013 - 5:00pm
Divinity Student Lounge, 0 level of Gray Building
Sarah Wilcox (

The New Creation Arts group at Duke Divinity School is sponsoring a display of photographs taken by students during their summer 2013 student field education placements. The photographs will be on display through fall break.

Divinity School Middler Class Picnic & Potluck

Saturday, October 12, 2013 - 12:00pm
Location at a local park TBA
Michelle Matthews (

The Divinity Student Council will hold a Middler Class Picnic & Potluck. The council will provide free hotdogs, buns, and condiments. Potluck dishes will be assigned.

STAR Student Panel Discussion on Christian Community Development Association's Conference

Wednesday, October 9, 2013 - 12:30pm
0014 Westbrook
Erin Cloninger (

STAR (Students Thinking Theologically about Reconciliation), a student group at Duke Divinity School, is sponsoring a student panel discussion of the 2013 Christian Community Development Association (CCDA) Conference. Students will reflect on their experiences engaging the association's principles and lifestyle.

"The Pride Parade as a Foretaste of the Kingdom" with Professor Amy Laura Hall

Tuesday, September 24, 2013 - 12:30pm
110 Gray Building
Lynda Berg (

Sacred Worth, a student organization at Duke Divinity School, will sponsor a discussion led Amy Laura Hall, associate professor of Christian ethics at the school, on “The Pride Parade as a Foretaste of the Kingdom.” This event is in preparation for the upcoming NC Pride,  the state's 29th annual gay lesbian, bisexual, and trangender festival, which will be held Sept. 28 in Durham and Raleigh.

The goal of Sacred Worth is to help promote equal participation and full inclusion of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people and their straight allies in the life of the church.

Divinity Student Council Leaders' Meeting

Tuesday, September 17, 2013 - 12:30pm
Alumni Memorial Common Room
Erik Grayson (

The Divinity Student Council Executive Board will lead a meeting for Divinity Student Council (DSC) group leaders to discuss policies and procedures related to planning events,  resources, funding, and other matters. All group leaders are urged to attend.

"Militis Christi" Meeting

Wednesday, September 18, 2013 - 12:30pm
0044 Langford Building
Alexis Arzuaga (

"Militis Christi," a student group at Duke Divinity School, will hold a meeting to discuss matters related to those who have served or are currently serving in the military and their families. The goal of this weekly forum is to help future pastors better understand the needs of these members of the church community.

"Manos Unidas" Meeting

Friday, September 20, 2013 - 12:30pm
0012 Westbrook Building
Elizabeth Murray (

“Manos Unidas,” a student group affiliated with the Hispanic House of Studies at Duke Divinity School, will hold a meeting. All Divinity students are invited to attend to learn more about the group, which seeks to nurture the body of Christ with a particular care for the Latina/Latino community.

The group's mission is to facilitate opportunities for ministry, provide fellowship and service, and respond to issues affecting Latinas/Latinos in the United States and abroad.

"For Such is the Kingdom of Heaven: Commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the Bombing of 16th Street Baptist Church"

Monday, September 16, 2013 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Alumni Memorial Common Room, Duke Divinity School
Candice Benbow (

The Black Seminarians Union at Duke Divinity School will host a time of reflection on the events surrounding the bombing of Sixteenth Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Ala., on Sept. 15, 1963.

The public event, "For Such is the Kingdom of Heaven: Commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the Bombing of 16th Street Baptist Church," will feature remarks by Divinity School professors J. Kameron Carter and Eboni Marshall Turman, and Maurice Wallace, sssociate professor of English and African and African American Studies at Duke University. Marshall Turman is also the director of the Office of Black Church Studies at the school.

The bombing, which killed four African American girls, served as a catalyst for the civil rights movement.