Student Life

Date Night for First-Year Married Students

Friday, November 9, 2012 - 6:30pm to 10:00pm
Alumni Memorial Common Room
Allen Stanton (

The First-Year Class at Duke Divinity School will sponsor a "Date Night for First-Year Married Students." First-year married couples are invited to a special evening of fellowship featuring candle light, heavy hors d'oeuvres, and a jazz ensemble. 

Childcare will be provided by first-year student volunteers in the student lounge. The care will include food and entertainment.

Dinner, Film and Discussion: "Love Free or Die" Sponsored by Sacred Worth

Friday, November 9, 2012 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Episcopal Center at Duke, 505 Alexander Ave.
Lynda Berg (

Sacred Worth, a student group at Duke Divinity School, and the Episcopal Campus Ministry invites the Duke community to share dinner and a discussion about "Love Free or Die," a documentary about Bishop Gene Robinson, the first openly gay person to become a bishop in the Episcopal Church.

Farewell Event for Todd Maberry

Friday, November 30, 2012 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
York Room, 229 Gray Building

Duke Divinity School will hold a farewell event open to students, faculty, and staff for Todd Maberry, director of academic formation and programs. He will be leaving Nov. 30 to become a minister at Downtown Resurrection, a church in the urban center of Kansas City, Mo.

Contact Samantha Anderson to register by Nov. 23.

Students Thinking Theologically about Reconciliation Group Sponsors Public Meeting

Friday, November 9, 2012 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm
Terrace Room (031 Westbrook)
Jean Adler (

The Students Thinking Theologically about Reconciliation (STAR) student group at Duke Divinity School will hold a public meeting to explore what reconciliation means for ministers and for Christians, and how to become a part of God's reconciling work in the world.

Cokesbury Booksigning with Logan Mehl-Laituri

Thursday, November 8, 2012 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm
Cokesbury Bookstore
Rebecca T. Turner (

Cokesbury Bookstore at Duke Divinity School will host a public booksigning by Duke Divinity School student Logan Mehl-Laituri of his new book, "Reborn on the Fourth of July."

Cokesbury Christmas Open House

Thursday, November 8, 2012 (All day) to Saturday, November 10, 2012 (All day)
Cokesbury Bookstore
Rebecca T. Turner (

Cokesbury Bookstore at Duke Divinity School will hold its annual Christmas Open House on Thurs., Nov. 8, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Fri., Nov. 9, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; and Sat., Nov. 10, from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The open house includes 25 percent off of in-store stock and a coupon valued at $10 off the customer's next visit.

"Why Women's Issues are Every Pastor's Issues" Brown-Bag Lunch with Professor Chuck Campbell

Thursday, October 25, 2012 - 12:30pm to 1:20pm
110 Gray Building
Nikki Raye Rice (

The Divinity School Women's Center will sponsor a brown-bag lunch group discussion, "Why Women's Issues are Every Pastor's Issues." Chuck Campbell, professor of homiletics at the school, will lead an open dialogue about pastoral responsibility and women's issues.

Attendees may bring their lunch. Drinks and cookies will be provided

Divine Inspiration

Friday, October 5, 2012

On a ministry fellowship in rural North Carolina, Divinity student Jason Villegas sees God in dancing—and popsicles. Read the story in Duke Magazine.

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UMC North Carolina Conference Candidacy Information Brown-Bag Lunch with Rev. Laura Fine Ledford

Thursday, November 1, 2012 - 12:20pm to 1:20pm
0011 Westbrook Building

The North Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church will host a brown-bag lunch discussion for students from North Carolina and others interested in the conference's candidacy process.

The Rev. Laura Fine Ledford, associate director of Ministerial Relations in the conference, will lead the discussion, which will be especially beneficial for students who have not yet started the candidacy process or who are in the early stages.

Register to Laura Fine Ledford by Oct. 29.

"Portfolio Presentation" with Todd Maberry

Wednesday, October 3, 2012 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm
0016 Westbrook

Todd Maberry, the director of Academic Formation and Programs at Duke Divinity School, will speak at a session for students on "Portfolio Presentation."