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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, November 15, 2019

  • Law School 4045

    Join the Environmental Law Society for a hike to Eno Quarry! We'll meet at the Pleasant Green parking lot (4770 Pleasant Green Rd, Durham, NC 27705) before doing a ~3.5 mile loop to the Eno Quarry and back. It should be a great time if the weather holds up. Please remember to bring water! Sponsored by the Environmental Law Society. For more information, please contact Jon Choi at jjc69@duke.edu.

Tuesday, December 10, 2019

  • Trent Semans Center for Health Education - Great Hall

    The Duke Office of Scientific Integrity invites you to join an open discussion about the importance of the speak up culture in research communities.

    RSVP at the link: http://duke.is/RLkYUS

    Fulfills the Responsible Conduct of Research Requirement for Faculty & Staff

Past Events

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    Join the Duke Law Run Club for a Race Across Durham course preview run this Sunday, November 10 at 8:00am. Get a feel for the trail ahead of race day! Whether or not you're signed up for the Race Across Durham, come enjoy this portion of the Mountains-to-Sea Trail along the Eno River. As always, all paces are welcome, and you don't have to be a law student or have ever run with Run Club to join us! This will be an out-and-back course, so the distance can be modified to meet your needs. Meet at West Point on the Eno (5253 N. Roxboro St., Durham, NC). This is the start for the 10-miler and about mile 17 for the marathon. Parking: https://goo.gl/maps/iQHyZzZtqAFDzFnV8 Strava course: https://www.strava.com/routes/22078091 Sponsored by Duke Law Run Club - contact Elsa Haag at ech52@duke.edu with questions.

  • Law School Blue Lounge

    Flu shots will be available in the Blue Lounge from 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. They are free to anyone with a Duke ID and are provided on a first-come, first-served basis. Sponsored by the Office of Student Affairs. For more information, please contact the Office of Student Affairs at student_affairs@law.duke.edu.

  • Law School Blue Lounge

    Take a break from studying for exams with a relaxing massage! Please sign up for a time slot in Student Affairs, Office 2007. Sponsored by the Office of Student Affairs. For more information, please contact Leigh Marquess at leigh.marquess@law.duke.edu.

  • Law School Blue Lounge

    Take a break from studying for exams with a relaxing massage! Please sign up for a time slot in Student Affairs, Office 2007. Sponsored by the Office of Student Affairs. For more information, please contact Leigh Marquess at leigh.marquess@law.duke.edu.

  • Law School Blue Lounge

    Take a break from studying and come pet a dog! Certified therapy dogs from Duke Medicine's Pets at Duke program will be taking over the Blue Lounge for two hours for some much-needed dog therapy. Sponsored by the Office of Student Affairs. Please contact student_affairs@law.duke.edu with any questions.

  • Law School Blue Lounge

    Take a break from studying for exams with a relaxing massage! Please sign up for a time slot in Student Affairs, Office 2007. Sponsored by the Office of Student Affairs. For more information, please contact Leigh Marquess at leigh.marquess@law.duke.edu.

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    Take a break from studying and join a group of your classmates to climb the tower of Duke's most well-known landmark, the Chapel! You'll enjoy a 360-degree view of Duke campus and Durham from an observation deck on the Chapel roof. Sponsored by the Office of Student Affairs. Space is limited; please RSVP to Leigh Marquess at leigh.marquess@law.duke.edu.

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    Join the Run Club for a run with admitted students. All are welcome for this extremely casual 3-mile run on the Al Buehler Cross Country Trail. It will be a great chance to informally chat with admitted students. Interested runners should meet at 8 a.m. Saturday in the courtyard of the Science Drive parking deck near the corner of Science Drive and Cameron Boulevard (N.C. 751). Even those moving at the most leisurely of paces (yes, walking is a pace) should finish in plenty of time to attend the apartment tour at 9:30. The Run Club helps law students stretch their legs and get to know one another by hosting twice-weekly runs on campus, around town, and in Duke Forest. Find us on Facebook, Instagram and GroupMe for updates on scheduled and impromptu runs and other happenings. Sponsored by Duke Law Run Club. For more information, please contact Elsa Haag at ech52@duke.edu.

  • Duke Chapel

    Take a break from studying and join a group of your classmates to climb the tower of Duke's most well-known landmark, the Chapel! You'll enjoy a 360-degree view of Duke campus and Durham from an observation deck on the Chapel roof. Sponsored by Student Affairs. Space is limited; please RSVP to Leigh Marquess at leigh.marquess@law.duke.edu.

  • Gross Hall, Ahmadieh Family Grand Hall, Room 330

    Get your health checked at our winter Duke Health Check day!

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    Start your semester more balanced and centered with a free yoga class at Blue Point Yoga. Serving the Durham community for more than 10 years, Blue Point Yoga is located a short walk or drive from the Law School. Join your fellow law students for this free and relaxing experience. Sponsored by the Office of Student Affairs. Space is limited; please RSVP to Leigh Marquess at leigh.marquess@law.duke.edu.

  • Law School 4047

    Gene Matthews is the Director of the Southeastern Regional Center of the Network for Public Health Law; Senior Fellow at the North Carolina Institute for Public Health at the University of North Carolina Gillings School of Global Public Health and served for 25 years as the Chief Legal Advisor in the Office of General Counsel at the CDC. Professor Matthews is interested in politics with a little p, and how legal advocates can develop richer messages that reach broader audiences. He will discuss strategies for legal advocacy, using examples from public health, on how to shape messages to the intuitive values that resonate with both liberals and conservatives. Professor Matthews will also discuss using social media for advocacy and the role of millennials as messengers in our turbulent political environment. Sponsored by the Duke Health Law Society and the Margolis Center for Health Policy. For more information, please contact Jami King at jami.king@duke.edu.

  • Law School Blue Lounge

    Take a break from studying for exams with a relaxing massage! Please sign up for a time slot in the Student Affairs office, room 2007, starting November 30. Sponsored by the Office of Student Affairs. For more information, please contact OSA at student_affairs@law.duke.edu.