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Duke Law Wellness is an ongoing series of events focused on promoting overall health and wellness for students to encourage personal and academic success throughout their time in law school and in their legal careers.

We will be adding weekly events to this page throughout the year.

Upcoming Events

Friday, June 25, 2021

  • Virtual

    The Student Wellness Center is excited to share summer programming available for all students (undergraduate, graduate, and professional), faculty, and staff to practice mindfulness and self-care. Classes will take place on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays until July 1. For Zoom link, please register here: https://urldefense.com/v3/__https:/zoom.us/meeting/register/tJwvf-qsrzo…$ Sponsored by the Office of Student Affairs and Blue Devils Care. If you would like an outlook calendar invite, please email the dates you would would like a recurring invitation to QuiAnne' Holmes at qh45@duke.edu.

Past Events

  • Virtual

    Join Koru Meditation to learn different skills to help you relax, focus on the present, and more. This is class is open to all Duke students, faculty or staff and has a focus on International students, scholars, partners and spouses. Developed right here at Duke, Koru Mindfulness is an evidence-based program specifically designed for teaching mindfulness and meditation as way to manage stress and reduce anxiety. A Zoom link will be sent upon registration: https://dukegroups.com/SWC/rsvp_boot?id=1104421 Sponsored by the Office of Student Affairs and the Student Wellness Center. For questions, contact Ling Jin: ling.jin@duke.edu

  • Virtual

    Join Koru Meditation to learn different skills to help you relax, focus on the present, and more. This is class is open to Duke students, faculty or staff. Developed right here at Duke, Koru Mindfulness is an evidence-based program specifically designed for teaching mindfulness and meditation as way to manage stress and reduce anxiety. Teacher Bio: Betsy Dessauer was first exposed to mindfulness meditation during a retreat with MBSR founder and directors Jon Kabat-Zinn and Saki Santorelli. She embraced mindfulness on a deeper level after becoming a parent and became a certified Koru teacher in 2018. Betsy thoroughly enjoys teaching others about mindfulness meditation - including different ways to practice, its benefits, and ways to integrate it into their daily lives. A Zoom link will be sent upon registration: https://dukegroups.com/SWC/rsvp_boot?id=1110477. Sponsored by the Office of Student Affairs and the Student Wellness Center. For questions, contact Betsy Dessauer: betsy.dessauer@duke.edu

  • Virtual

    Join Koru Meditation to learn different skills to help you relax, focus on the present, and more. This is class is open to Duke students, faculty or staff. Developed right here at Duke, Koru Mindfulness is an evidence-based program specifically designed for teaching mindfulness and meditation as way to manage stress and reduce anxiety. A Zoom link will be sent once registration is complete: https://dukegroups.com/SWC/rsvp_boot?id=1102309. Sponsored by the Office of Student Affairs and the Student Wellness Center. For questions contact Natalia Harwood: Natalia.harwood@duke.edu

  • Virtual

    Join Koru Meditation to learn different skills to help you relax, focus on the present, and more. This is class is open to Duke students, faculty or staff. Developed right here at Duke, Koru Mindfulness is an evidence-based program specifically designed for teaching mindfulness and meditation as way to manage stress and reduce anxiety. *This class will share/introduce a Jewish focused opening meditation. A Zoom link will be sent out following registration: https://dukegroups.com/SWC/rsvp_boot?id=1102301. Sponsored by the Office of Student Affairs and the Student Wellness Center. For questions contact Amanda Rozycki: amanda.rozycki@duke.edu.

  • Virtual

    Join Koru Meditation to learn different skills to help you relax, focus on the present, and more. This is class is open to Duke students, faculty or staff. Developed right here at Duke, Koru Mindfulness is an evidence-based program specifically designed for teaching mindfulness and meditation as way to manage stress and reduce anxiety. Zoom link will be sent when registration link is completed: https://dukegroups.com/SWC/rsvp_boot?id=1102305. Sponsored by The Office of Student Affairs and the Student Wellness Center. For questions contact Amanda Rozycki: amanda.rozycki@duke.edu.

  • Virtual

    Prioritize your self-care this summer! Taking summer classes or at home for the summer and need to continue your wellness practice?; everyone is welcome! Join Koru Meditation to learn different skills to help you relax, focus on the present, and more. This is class is open to Duke students, faculty or staff. Developed right here at Duke, Koru Mindfulness is an evidence-based program specifically designed for teaching mindfulness and meditation as way to manage stress and reduce anxiety. Zoom link will be sent out after registration is complete: https://dukegroups.com/SWC/rsvp_boot?id=1102078 Sponsored by the Office of Student Affairs and the Student Wellness Center. For questions please contact Esra Mason: esra.mason@duke.edu.

  • Virtual

    Blue Devils Care will be sponsoring Yoga! Classes will take place on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays until July 1. Zoom links for the Yoga classes will be sent out upon registration: https://urldefense.com/v3/__https:/zoom.us/meeting/register/tJcod-2vpjs…$ Sponsored by the Office of Student Affairs and Blue Devils Care. If you would like an outlook calendar invite, please email the dates you would would like a recurring invitation to QuiAnne' Holmes at qh45@duke.edu.

  • None

    Joining virtually in celebration of Duke faculty and students' novel research accomplishments, Duke Research Week 2021 is a week-long program of 12 events beginning January 25 with a panel discussion on how Duke's surveillance testing has kept campus safe during COVID-19. Topics such as voting in the presidential election, new tools for researchers, and the technologies, inventions, and novel ideas that illustrate the breadth of Duke research will also be covered.

    Since we cannot offer lunch virtually, two $100 vouchers will be awarded each day to participating attendees of lunchtime webinar events. Recipients will be chosen from a random raffle contest.

    Register to join at dukeresearchweek.vfairs.com.

    Please contact the Office of Research at research-office@duke.edu with any questions or concerns.

  • Virtual

    Join Duke Science & Society and our honored guests, Dr. Anthony Fauci and Alan Alda, in a discussion of how to restore the faith of the American people in science and the scientific agencies-what we must do now, and in the months ahead, to rebuild their trust in these essential actors and institutions.Co-Sponsored by the Duke Global Health Institute, the Duke Law Center for Innovation Policy, the Georgetown Law O'Neill Institute for National and Global Health, the Harvard Petrie-Flom Center for Bioethics, the Stanford Law Center for Law and the Biosciences, and the Yale School of Public Health. For more information and to register, please follow this link:https://scienceandsociety.duke.edu/events/coronavirus-conversations-res…

  • Virtual

    A panel of 2L and 3L students will be discussing their health policy & law summer jobs at firms, non-profit organizations, and in the public sector. Tips and strategies for applying to summer jobs will also be provided. This is an opportunity to get your questions answered about navigating the 1L and 2L job search (from application timing to building a list of firms/opportunities). Sponsored by the Health Law Society. For more information, please contact Cassie Ross at cassandra.ross@duke.edu. Zoom link: https://duke.zoom.us/j/99893704229

  • Virtual

    Join the Women Law Students Association for a yoga session in support of Domestic Violence Awareness Month. This is a great way to practice self care and contribute to a good cause. The yoga class is open to all levels as the instructor will provide alternatives to each pose. For those of us who have tight shoulders from being on Zoom so much, we will offer poses to help stretch out the body. You will come out of the class more relaxed and ready to take on the rest of the week! We ask that the attendees make a donation to Safe Homes, New Life through Compass Center. More information about the organization as well as the link to donate can be found here: https://www.compassctr.org/safehomes. Please register for the event here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfUQkPzh1BsB3oDpK6CGmcJfh0fheN… Sponsored by WLSA. For more information, contact Robin Liu at robin.liu@duke.edu. We can't wait to see you at the event!