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.

 

  • 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
    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 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. Sponsored by the Office of Student Affairs. Space is limited, please RSVP to Leigh Marquess at leigh.marquess@law.duke.edu.

  • 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 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

 

Previous Duke Law Wellness Events

 

2018

  • 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.

  • May 1 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 26 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: 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. For more information, please contact student_affairs@law.duke.edu.

  • Apr 23 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 6 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 the Office of Student Affairs at student_affairs@law.duke.edu.

  • Mar 2 Duke Law Wellness: Duke Chapel Tour and Tower Climb 1:30 PMSee description

    Take a break from studying and take a tour of Duke's most well-known landmark, the Chapel! Afterwards we will also climb the tower and have the opportunity to see out over campus. Space is limited; please RSVP to the Office of Student Affairs at student_affairs@law.duke.edu.

  • Feb 16 Brodhead Center Tasting Tour 12:30 PMSee description

    Take a break and join us for a private tasting at the Brodhead Center on the Duke Campus. Relax and enjoy a sampling of some favorite dishes chosen by the Chef. Friday, February 16 at 12:30 p.m. Space is limited. Sponsored by the Office of Student Affairs. For more information or to RSVP, please contact Pam Wyatt at pamela.wyatt@law.duke.edu.

  • Jan 26 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 Pam Wyatt at pamela.wyatt@law.duke.edu.

2017

  • Dec 14 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 December 1. Sponsored by the Office of Student Affairs. For more information, please contact OSA at student_affairs@law.duke.edu.

  • Dec 13 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 11 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 December 1. Sponsored by the Office of Student Affairs. For more information, please contact OSA at student_affairs@law.duke.edu.

  • Dec 7 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 December 1. Sponsored by the Office of Student Affairs. For more information, please contact OSA at student_affairs@law.duke.edu.

  • Nov 17 Duke Law Yoga 1:30 PMWilson Recreation Center

    Duke Bar Association invites you to join us at Duke's Wilson Gym for our weekly, law school only (!) workout classes. We have a fabulous teacher and a private class. All levels are welcome. Yoga will be held in Wilson Gym, Room 110. Sponsored by DBA. For more information, please contact Kelsey Moore at kelsey.moore@duke.edu.

  • Nov 7 Duke Law Blood Drive 11:00 AMLaw School Blue Lounge

    Donating blood saves lives! The American Red Cross will be hosting a blood drive. To make an appointment call 1 800 RED CROSS or register online at www.redcrossblood.org - sponsor code: Duke. Sponsored by the Human Rights Law Society and the Health Law Society. For more information, please contact Kelly Todd at kelly.todd@duke.edu or Kelsey Glover at kelsey.glover@duke.edu.

  • Nov 3 Duke Law Yoga 1:30 PMWilson Recreation Center

    Duke Bar Association invites you to join us at Duke's Wilson Gym for our weekly, law school only (!) workout classes. We have a fabulous teacher and a private class. All levels are welcome. Yoga will be held in Wilson Gym, Room 110. Sponsored by DBA. For more information, please contact Kelsey Moore at kelsey.moore@duke.edu.

  • Nov 2 Taboo Trades and the Case of Kidney Exchange 12:30 PMLaw School 3043

    What is the cost of a kidney? Please join the Health Law Society for a talk on "taboo trades" given by Duke Law Professor Kimberly Krawiec. Taboo trades, exchanges that are either contested or outright forbidden by society, include topics ranging from sex work, to offspring, to blood. Professor Krawiec will be discussing the market for transplantable organs, and how markets for kidneys use non-financial incentives, such as kidney swaps, NEAD chains, and priority systems, to navigate the murky repugnance of a taboo trade. Lunch will be provided. Sponsored by the Health Law Society, Duke Science & Society and DBA. For more information, please contact Kelly Todd at kelly.a.todd@duke.edu.

  • Nov 1 Calm by and De-stress with Aromatherapy! 12:00 PMLaw School Star Commons

    Take a moment out of your busy day to make your own relaxing aromatherapy room spray! Duke Wellness will be here to help you create an aromatherapy room spray to take home and enjoy. Information about other great resources to help you de-stress will also be available. Stop by the Star Commons foyer from 12:00-2:00 p.m. and enjoy a moment of relaxation. Sponsored by the Office of Student Affairs and Duke Wellness. For any questions, please contact the Office of Student Affairs at student_affairs@law.duke.edu.

  • Oct 27 Duke Law Wellness: Duke Chapel Tour and Tower Climb 2:00 PMSee description

    Take a break from studying and take a tour of Duke's most well-known landmark, the Chapel! Afterwards we will also climb the tower and have the opportunity to see out over campus. Space is limited; please RSVP to the Office of Student Affairs at student_affairs@law.duke.edu.

  • Oct 27 Duke Law Yoga 1:30 PMWilson Recreation Center

    Duke Bar Association invites you to join us at Duke's Wilson Gym for our weekly, law school only (!) workout classes. We have a fabulous teacher and a private class. All levels are welcome. Yoga will be held in Wilson Gym, Room 110. Sponsored by DBA. For more information, please contact Kelsey Moore at kelsey.moore@duke.edu.

  • Sep 21 Governing Global Health: Is there a Role for Human Rights? 4:30 PMPearson Building (School of Nursing), Room 1014-Auditorium

    Human rights norms and principles are now seen as central to global health, offering universal frameworks for the advancement of global justice through public health. Despite the development of health-related human rights under international law, the implementation of these rights requires global governance to translate into policies, programs, and practices.Join us for a panel conversation about organizational efforts to implement human rights and analyze the distinct institutional factors that facilitate or inhibit human rights "mainstreaming" for global health advancement. Panelists include:Lawrence O. Gostin (University Professor, O'Neill Chair in Global Health Law, Georgetown University)Benjamin Mason Meier (Associate Professor of Global Health Policy, Zachary Taylor Smith Distinguished Professor of Public Policy, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)Alicia Ely Yamin (Visiting Professor of Law, Georgetown U Law Center; Adjunct Lecturer on Law and Global Health, Harvard University; Panelist, UN Secretary General's Independent Accountability Panel for the SDGs (EWEC); Global Fellow,Norway's Centre on Law and Social Transformation)The program will be moderated by Gavin Yamey, Professor of the Practice of Global Health at Duke.Add'l co-sponsors: Center for International & Comparative Law & International Human Rights Clinic.RSVP to Deirdre White by 9/18

  • Sep 20 Flu Shots 10:00 AMLaw School Blue Lounge

    Flu shots 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.