Student Life

"Live at the Lampstand" Honors Graduates

Tuesday, April 16, 2013 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm
0016 Westbrook
Office of Student Life (

Live at the Lampstand, a monthly lunch event that showcases the live talent of Duke Divinity School students, faculty, and staff, will hold its final performance of the year and honor upcoming graduates.

Dessert and drinks will be provided.

Senior Class Photograph

Wednesday, April 10, 2013 - 12:20pm to 1:30pm
Duke Chapel steps
Office of Student Life (

Duke Divinity School's Office of Student Life has scheduled the class photo to be taken of graduating students from all degree programs. Students should meet on the steps of Duke Chapel immediately after the 11:20 a.m. worship service in Goodson Chapel.

Financial Literacy Workshop

Wednesday, April 10, 2013 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm
0012 Westbrook
Office of Student Life (

Sherrie Clayton, manager of the Accounting Student Loan Office at Duke University, will discuss aspects of financial literacy including budgeting, credit and making informed financial decisions at a public workshop sponsored by the Office of Student Life at Duke Divinity School.

Free pizza will be available for the first 30 participants.

"Axe of the Apostles Live" Comedy Performance

Tuesday, April 9, 2013 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm
0016 Westbrook
Office of Student Life (

"Axe of the Apostles," an improvisational comedy troupe of students at Duke Divinity School, will hold its final performance of the year.  The troupe is made up of performers of all levels of experience.

Annual Divinity School Broadway Revue (First Performance)

Friday, April 5, 2013 - 7:00pm
Hayti Heritage Center, 804 Old Fayetteville St., Durham, NC or (919) 660-3459

The 6th annual Duke Divinity School Broadway Revue fund-raiser will feature performances of music and dance selections from popular Broadway musicals performed by students, faculty, and staff.

There will be two performances  ̶­  one on April 5 at 7 p.m., and another on Saturday, April 6 at 5 p.m. Both performances will be at the Hayti Heritage Center, 804 Old Fayetteville St. in Durham.

The event will feature a cast of about 50 students performing Broadway tunes and guest performances from faculty and staff including Cathy Watson, associate director of Student Life, Chaplain Sally Bates and Professor Stephen Chapman.

Free tickets for the show, which is a fundraiser for ZOE Ministries, are available from the Chaplain’s Office (101 Westbrook) or at the door. ZOE Ministries is a Zimbabwe orphans initiative with the goal of helping break the cycle of poverty and dependency.

To learn more about Zoe Ministries


"Pastor as Community Leader" Training Session for Students

Tuesday, March 19, 2013 - 12:20pm to 1:20pm
0013 Westbrook
Office of Student Life (

The Office of Student Life will hold a follow-up training session to the panel discussion, "Pastor as Community Leader," which was held March 5.

During this training session, students will learn practical skills about how to be leaders in the community as clergy and while working in other forms of ministry. Duke Divinity School professor Amy Laura Hall and Dan Rhodes, a candidate for a Th.D. at the school and a pastor at Emmaus Way Church, will lead the training.

New Creation Arts Gala

Thursday, April 11, 2013 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Refectory Terrace at Duke Divinity School (In case of rain, Alumni Memorial Common Room)
Sarah Wilcox (

New Creation Arts, a student arts group at Duke Divinity School, will hold a community reception to celebrate arts projects throughout the academic year, especially the annual spring juried arts exhibit. This year's exhibit is titled "Incarnation?"

The free reception will include food, music and other performance arts, and expressions of appreciation to contributors to the juried arts exhibit and other events sponsored by New Creation Arts. 

Federal Bureau of Prisons Chaplain Panel

Tuesday, March 19, 2013 - 12:30pm to 1:20pm
0014 Westbrook
Kaitlyn Bowie (

PriMEDD (Prison Ministry Enlivening Duke Divinity), a student group at Duke Divinity School, will sponsor a public panel discussion featuring Christopher Houston, Lynn McLaughlin, and Leon Parker, who all serve as chaplains within the federal prison system. The three will share about their ministry and experiences.

Youth Ministry That's More Than Fun and Games

Wednesday, March 6, 2013

At Clemson UMC, a Duke Divinity School M.A.C.P. student has helped change its approach to youth ministry, adopting a richer, deeper model aimed at forming young people into devoted disciples.

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Duke Divinity School Senior Class Meeting (5:15 p.m.)

Tuesday, February 26, 2013 - 5:15pm to 6:00pm
0016 Westbrook Building, Duke Divinity School
Office of Student Life (

Duke Divinity School will hold a senior class meeting to discuss 2013 graduation events including: important dates, Closing Convocation and Baccalaureate services rehearsals and speaker nominations, senior photo, senior gift, Baccalaureate Service invitations, cap and gowns, and the senior banquet.

All graduating seniors are encouraged to attend this informational meeting.

This is the second and last of two meeting times being offered Feb. 26 to accomodate possible scheduling conflicts with other events.