Duke Law Wellness

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.

There are no upcoming Wellness Wednesday events scheduled.

 

Previous Duke Law Wellness Events

 

2019

  • Apr 30 Exam Study Break: Massages 11:30 AMLaw 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.

  • Apr 25 Exam Study Break: Massages 11:30 AMLaw 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.

  • Apr 24 Exam Study Break: Therapy Dogs 1:00 PMLaw 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.

  • Apr 22 Exam Study Break: Massages 11:30 AMLaw 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.

  • Apr 12 Duke Law Wellness: Duke Chapel Tower Climb 1:00 PMSee description

    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.

  • Mar 30 Run Club with Admitted Students 8:00 AMSee description

    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.

  • Mar 29 Duke Law Wellness: Duke Lemur Center Tour 1:00 PMDuke Lemur Center

    Take a break and relax with a tour of the Duke Lemur Center! Sponsored by the Office of Student Affairs. Space is limited, please RSVP to Leigh Marquess at leigh.marquess@law.duke.edu.

  • Feb 22 Duke Law Wellness: Duke Chapel Tower Climb 1:00 PMDuke 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.

  • Feb 8 Duke Law Wellness: Afternoon Tea at the Washington Duke Inn 2:30 PMWashington Duke Inn

    Take a break and relax with afternoon tea at the Washington Duke Inn! Hot tea, tea sandwiches, fresh homemade scones, and a variety of sweets will be served. Sponsored by the Office of Student Affairs. Space is limited; please RSVP to Leigh Marquess at leigh.marquess@law.duke.edu.

  • Jan 29 Duke Health Check - Gross Hall 10:00 AMGross Hall, Ahmadieh Family Grand Hall, Room 330

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

  • Jan 25 Duke Law Wellness: Free Yoga Class at Blue Point Yoga 1:00 PMSee description

    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.

  • Jan 24 Legal Advocacy, Public Health & Millennials as New Messengers in a Turbulent Political Environment 12:30 PMLaw 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.

2018

  • Dec 13 Exam Study Break: Massages 11:30 AMLaw 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.

  • Dec 12 Exam Study Break: Therapy Dogs 1:00 PMLaw 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.

  • Dec 10 CANCELED: Exam Study Break: Massages 11:30 AMLaw 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.

  • Dec 6 Exam Study Break: Massages 11:30 AMLaw 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.

  • Nov 16 Duke Law Wellness: Duke Lemur Center Tour 1:00 PMSee description

    Take a break and relax with a tour of the Duke Lemur Center! Sponsored by the Office of Student Affairs. Space is limited, please RSVP to Leigh Marquess at leigh.marquess@law.duke.edu.

  • Nov 2 CANCELED: Duke Law Wellness: Duke Gardens Traditional Japanese Tea Experience and Tour 12:30 PMSarah P. Duke Gardens

    Join a group of your fellow law students for a special traditional Japanese tea experience where you will learn about tea culture and its significance in Japan. There will be a demonstration of the tea making procedure and you will enjoy a sample of the whisked green tea and a Japanese confection. The experience will end with a tour of the Pine Clouds Mountain Stream Garden where you will learn about its symbolism and design elements. Sponsored by the Office of Student Affairs. Space is limited; please RSVP to Leigh Marquess at leigh.marquess@law.duke.edu.

  • Oct 26 Duke Law Wellness: Duke Chapel Tower Climb 2:00 PMSee description

    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 bt the Office of Student Affairs. Space is limited; please RSVP to Leigh Marquess at leigh.marquess@law.duke.edu.

  • Oct 24 Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup 5:00 PMFuqua School of Business-McClendon Auditorium

    A conversation & book signing with John Carreyrou T'94, author & investigative journalist for The Wall Street Journal.

    Duke alum John Carreyrou will discuss and sign his bestselling book about the rise and fall of the blood-testing firm Theranos. It's a fascinating tale of Silicon Valley ambition and deceit - and the great journalism that uncovered the truth. The Regulator bookstore will be present to sell copies of the book on site. John will be signing books after the event.

  • Oct 15 Saving the World: Responding Legally to Public Health Emergencies? 12:30 PMLaw School 4055

    Ms. Paula Kocher of the Center for Disease Control will present an introduction of the CDC and its legal issues, with an emphasis on public health emergencies and health security. Lunch will be provided on a first come, first serve basis. Sponsored by LENS. For further information, please contact the Center for Law, Ethics and National Security at lensmailbox@law.duke.edu.

  • Sep 28 Duke Law Wellness: Introduction to Tai Chi 1:00 PMLaw School Marcy's Garden

    Take a break and enjoy a Tai Chi class on the law school's front lawn. No prior experience required. In case of rain, the alternate location will be in room 3000. Sponsored by the Office of Student Affairs.

  • Sep 19 Flu Shot Clinic at Duke Law 10:00 AMLaw School Blue Lounge

    Fight the Flu!

    All Duke Students can receive the seasonal flu vaccine for free. No appointment needed. Just be sure to bring your DukeCard!

    For additional locations and dates, visit: studentaffairs.duke.edu/studenthealth

  • Sep 19 Flu Shots 10:00 AMLaw School Blue Lounge

    Flu shots will be available in the Blue Lounge. 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 Leigh Marquess at leigh.marquess@law.duke.edu.

  • Sep 14 CANCELED: Duke Law Wellness: Duke Lemur Center Tour 1:00 PMSee description

    Take a break and relax with a tour of the Duke Lemur Center! Sponsored by the Office of Student Affairs. Space is limited, please RSVP to Leigh Marquess at leigh.marquess@law.duke.edu.

  • Aug 30 Check in on Wellness 12:00 PMLaw School Star Commons

    Looking for resources to help you maintain a balance between life and law school? We have some suggestions. Pick up Wellness materials and related information in the Star Commons Foyer. DuWell will also be present to help you create your own aromatherapy room spray. Sponsored by the Office of Student Affairs and the Duke Bar Association. For questions, please contact Leigh Marquess at leigh.marquess@law.duke.edu.