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.

 

  • Apr 27
    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 Nikii Lancaster at nikii.lancaster@law.duke.edu.

  • Nov 6
    Global Health Law Symposium 8:00 AMTBD

    The first annual Global Health Law Symposium will feature keynote speaker Dr. Lawrence Gostin of Georgetown University, who directs the O'Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law and was the Founding O'Neill Chair in Global Health Law. He served as Associate Dean for Research at Georgetown Law from 2004 to 2008. He is Professor of Medicine at Georgetown University, Professor of Public Health at the Johns Hopkins University, and Director of the Center for Law & the Public's Health at Johns Hopkins and Georgetown Universities. There will also be several other speakers participating in panel discussions on lessons from the recent Ebola outbreak, current litigation in health and human rights, and the conflict between intellectual property rights and access to medicine. Sponsored by the Health Law Society, Human Rights Law Society, International Law Society, and the Duke Global Health Institute. For more information, please contact Dani Glazer at dani.glazer@duke.edu.

 

Previous Duke Law Wellness Events

 

2015

  • 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 Nikii Lancaster at nikii.lancaster@law.duke.edu.

  • Apr 21
    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 Nikii Lancaster at nikii.lancaster@law.duke.edu.

  • Feb 4
    Duke Law Red Cross Blood Drive 9:00 AMLaw School Blue Lounge

    Please sign up for your life-saving appointment at redcrossblood.org using sponsor code Duke. Donors may need to "Register Now" as a New User with minimal personal information to create a donor profile. Feel free to also stop by the Blue Lounge in the Law School between 10 and 2:30 to donate! Sponsored by DBA. For more information, please contact Naina Soni at Naina.Soni@lawnet.duke.edu. If you have Eligibility Questions, please call 1-866-236-3276.

2014

  • Dec 16
    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 Sarah Battersby at sarah.battersby@law.duke.edu.

  • Dec 15
    Exam Breaks: Therapy Dogs 1:00 PMLaw School Blue Lounge

    Take a break from studying and come pet a puppy! Certified therapy dogs from Canines for Therapy will be taking over the Blue Lounge for two hours for some much-needed fur therapy. Co-sponsored by Student Affairs and the DBA. Please contact Sarah Battersby at sarah.battersby@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 Student Affairs, Office 2007. Sponsored by the Office of Student Affairs. For more information, please contact Sarah Battersby at sarah.battersby@law.duke.edu.

  • Dec 8
    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 Sarah Battersby at sarah.battersby@law.duke.edu.

  • Dec 3
    Maintaining Mental Health in Law School and the Legal Profession 12:30 PMLaw School 4000

    This is the second town hall meeting sponsored by the Duke Forum for Law and Social Change. Unfortunately, lawyers are 3.6 times more likely to suffer from depression than non-lawyers, and are in the top 5 professions with high rates of suicide. This panel will focus on ways that law students can maintain their mental health now and in the future. Panelists will include Professor Daniel Bowling. Sponsored by the Duke Forum for Law and Social Change. For more information please contact Kayla Robinson at kayla.robinson@lawnet.duke.edu.

  • Nov 14
    Duke Law Wellness: Nasher Art Museum Tour 2:00 PMSee description

    Take a break and relax with a tour of the Nasher Art Museum's new MirĂ³ exhibit, The Experience of Seeing, the first-ever presentation of the final 20 years of MirĂ³'s career. Sponsored by the Office of Student Affairs. Space is limited, please RSVP to Sarah Battersby at sarah.battersby@law.duke.edu.

  • Nov 7
    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. Space is limited, please RSVP to Sarah Battersby at sarah.battersby@law.duke.edu.

  • Oct 24
    Duke Law Wellness: Duke Lemur Center Tour 1:00 PMSee description

    Take a break and relax with a tour of the Duke Lemur Center! Space is limited, please RSVP to Sarah Battersby at sarah.battersby@law.duke.edu.

  • Oct 7
    Flu Shots 11:00 AMLaw School Blue Lounge

    Flu shots are free to anyone with a Duke ID and are provided on a first-come, first-served basis. For more information, please contact Sarah Battersby at sarah.battersby@law.duke.edu.

  • Oct 3
    Duke Law Wellness: Chapel Tour and 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 Sarah Battersby at sarah.battersby@law.duke.edu.

  • Sep 26
    POSTPONED: Duke Law Wellness: Ice Cream at Maple View Farm 2:00 PMSee description

    Take a break and enjoy a scoop of freshly made Maple View ice cream while you enjoy the view and rocking chairs at the Country Store. Space is limited, please RSVP to Sarah Battersby at sarah.battersby@law.duke.edu.

  • Apr 28
    Exam 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. For more information, please contact Sarah Battersby at sarah.battersby@law.duke.edu.