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Blog Author:
Kyle Fox

A nap, a big hug, some really really good food, and snuggling with your dog are a few of the mental images the “Take What You Need” board offers. The end of the semester can be a stressful time and while a weekend at the beach would be great, sometimes just taking a moment to imagine yourself on vacation is enough to catch your breath.

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Congratulations to the following students, organizations, faculty and staff, who have been recognized for their leadership and service!
Mark your calendar: award recipients and nominees will be celebrated at IN THE SPOTLIGHT on April 16, 2015, at 4 pm at the Arts Annex. The event is open to the Duke community.

Betsy Alden Outstanding Service-Learning Awards
Recipients:

Trish Ike
Laxmi Rajak
Nominees:
Jamie Bergstrom
Emma DeVries
Trish Ike
Rosie Nowhitney
Anthony Olawo
Laxmi Rajak
Lauren Taylor

 

We would like to congratulate all of the nominees for the 2013 Duke Student Leadership and Service Awards. Stay tuned for the announcement of recipients after April 17th, and thank you to all of those who nominated others and for the nominees and all that they have done within their community. 

 

Betsy Alden Outstanding Service-Learning Awards

Haley Barrier

Sarah Gordon

Alana Jackson

Ashley Tsai

 

Baldwin Scholars Unsung Heroine Award

Nelly-Ange Kontchou

Janicanne Shane

Chandler Thomas

Ashley Tsai

 

Class of 2016 Leadership Award

Jesse Hu

Luke Maier

Gayle Powell

Carolyn Rath

Zalika Sankara

 

Julie Anne Levey Memorial Leadership Award

Jamal Edwards

Fernando Jin

Blog post by Deb Hackney, Associate Director of UCAE: Leadership Development and Social Action 

It’s official.  

We have rolled out nominations for the 2013 Student Leadership and Service Awards. 

Do you know someone you’d like to nominate for an award and don’t know how to get started? Here are tips from the experts — from those who host make sure the awards happen and read a multitude of nominations for those awards. 

Disclaimer:  You don’t need to spend a ridiculous amount of hours writing, but you should take time to prepare your submission. It’s a meaningful gesture of thanks and you want to give the nomination process the time it deserves.

Here are a few pointers to help ensure your letter and nominee receive the best look:

During Duke's two-week Arts Festival Oct. 26 - Nov. 4, student performances and works of art took center stage -- in the library, on the plaza, around the quad and elsewhere on campus. The images in this video are of original student artworks. Learn more about the arts at Duke. (video below)

Thumbnail In this post, Dr. Christy Lohr Sapp, Associate Dean for Religious Life, shares her thoughts on collaboration and relationship building as important components of interfaith dialogue.  â€˜Collaboration’ is a noted dimension of the Duke University Leadership Framework.     

This blog was written by Laura Neubauer ('13), and was based on an interview with Franca Alphin conducted  in the spring of 2012.

When you think of replenishment beverages after working out, what comes to mind? I tend to think of sports drinks such as Gatorade or Powerade, or those “mix it yourself” drinks such as Endurox. I was surprised to learn, though, that it is chocolate milk that provides your body exactly what it needs post-workout.