Student Life

Divinity School Closing Convocation

Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 11:25am
Goodson Chapel
stilley@div.duke.edu or (919) 660-3539

Duke Divinity School will hold its 88th Closing Convocation with Willie Jennings, associate professor of theology  and black church studies at the school, preaching.

Richard Hays, dean of the Divinity School and George Washington Ivey Professor of New Testament, will preside at this Service of Word and Table that marks the end of the academic year and honors graduating students.

The preacher was selected after the graduating class submitted nominations to the dean, who made the final selection.

Immediately after the service, there will be a light lunch honoring the upcoming graduates that will be open to all Divinity School students, faculty, and staff at the William Kellon Quick Entrance to the Westbrook Building.

'Milites Christi' Weekly Reflection Group

Wednesday, February 26, 2014 - 12:30pm to 1:25pm
0044 Langford Building
Alexis Arzuaga (alexis.arzuaga@duke.edu)

"Milites Christi," a student organization at Duke Divinity School, will hold a lunchtime conversation open to students, faculty, and staff. The group holds conversations to advance the interests of prospective, current, and former service members, their families, and those interested in veterans' issues in the church, world, and the academy.

The main goal is to develop a pastoral response to the problems of war and peace based on a fundamental conviction that God directs people toward peaceful resolution of conflict.

Participants may bring their lunches.

'Milites Christi' Weekly Reflection Group

Wednesday, February 19, 2014 - 12:30pm to 1:25pm
0044 Langford Building
Alexis Arzuaga (alexis.arzuaga@duke.edu)

"Milites Christi," a student organization at Duke Divinity School, will hold a lunchtime conversation open to students, faculty, and staff. The group holds conversations to advance the interests of prospective, current, and former service members, their families, and those interested in veterans' issues in the church, world, and the academy.

The main goal is to develop a pastoral response to the problems of war and peace based on a fundamental conviction that God directs people toward peaceful resolution of conflict.

Participants may bring their lunches.

'Milites Christi' Weekly Reflection Group

Wednesday, February 5, 2014 - 12:30pm to 1:25pm
0044 Langford Building
Alexis Arzuaga (alexis.arzuaga@duke.edu)

"Milites Christi," a student organization at Duke Divinity School, will hold a lunchtime conversation open to students, faculty, and staff. The group holds conversations to advance the interests of prospective, current, and former service members, their families, and those interested in veterans' issues in the church, world, and the academy.

The main goal is to develop a pastoral response to the problems of war and peace based on a fundamental conviction that God directs people toward peaceful resolution of conflict.

Participants may bring their lunches.

Wellness Fair for Divinity Students

Wednesday, January 29, 2014 - 12:00pm to 1:25pm
Divinity Cafe Hallway
Erik Grayson (erik.grayson@duke.edu)

Various organizations at Duke University related to student wellness will have representatives present at a Divinity Student Health Fair as well as provide other resources for students. Groups will include the Wellness Center, Outdoor Adventures, the student insurance program, intramurals, and the Women's Center. 

"Pilgrimage" Photo Exhibit Hanging Event

Friday, January 17, 2014 - 12:00pm
Divinity Student Lounge & Divinity Bookshop Hallway
Sarah Wilcox (sarah.wilcox@duke.edu)

The New Creation Arts student group at Duke Divinity School will hang photography for "Pilgrimage," a photography exhibit by senior M.Div. student Drew Wessman on the theme of pilgrimage. Based on his year of study in Durham, England, the exhibit will be located in the Divinity Student Lounge and Divinity Bookshop Hallway until spring semester.

An opening reception for the exhibit will be scheduled soon.

CANCELLED Senior Class Meeting

Wednesday, February 12, 2014 - 12:30pm to 1:25pm
0016 Westbrook Building
cwatson@div.duke.edu

The Office of Student and Community Life at Duke Divinity School will hold a meeting for students graduating from all degree programs. At this final meeting of the 2014 graduating class, staff will provide information on important dates, deadlines, and answer questions about graduation activities and events.

DSC General Body Meeting

Friday, January 31, 2014 - 12:30pm to 1:25pm
0012 Westbrook Building
Erik Grayson (erik.grayson@duke.edu) or Michelle Matthews (michelle.matthews@duke.edu)

The Divinity Student Council at Duke Divinity School will hold its general body meeting. All students are invited to attend the monthly meeting.

Student to Deliver Paper at Oxford University

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Wednesday, January 8, 2014

Second-year M.Div. student Jacob Drake has been chosen to present a paper at the Oxford University Byzantine Society International Graduate Conference in February.

DrakeA second-year M.Div. student, Jacob Drake, has been chosen to present a paper at the Oxford University Byzantine Society International Graduate Conference held in Oxford, England, Feb. 28 – March 1.

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'Live at the Lampstand' Honors Seniors

Wednesday, April 9, 2014 - 12:30pm to 1:25pm
0016 Westbrook Building
Jennifer Moxley (jennifer.moxley@duke.edu) or Brent Levy (david.b.levy@duke.edu)

This month's "Live at the Lampstand" talent show will honor and feature performances by graduating seniors at Duke Divinity School. Faculty, staff, and students are invited to the annual celebration. Drinks and cookies will be provided.

The Divinity School Office of Student and Community Life holds "Live at the Lampstand" monthly. The free event showcases the talents of the Divinity School community. Performances include vocal and instrumental pieces, original poetry and short story readings, dance, comedy, paintings, and skits.

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