A Word for the Class of 2019 (and upperclassmen too)

This is a repost of a blog I wrote last year that I still believe is relevant and important as you venture off to college (or return this fall).  We’ll call it “food for thought” for the collegiate journey. Hugs, The Rev You’ve been dreaming of this day forever…college…Duke.  You got in! God is good! Read more about A Word for the Class of 2019 (and upperclassmen too)[…]

Student Blog: Some Doubt About It

By Graeme Peterson (T’17) This summer, I read a book called “A Prayer for Owen Meany” by John Irving. It’s a story about growing up, friendship, and faith in God. At one point in the novel, the main character and narrator, young Johnny Wheelwright, describes his pastor, Mr. Merrill. “Mr. Merrill,” he says, “was most Read more about Student Blog: Some Doubt About It[…]

Student Blog–Inclusivity: As Special As It Is Rare

by Katie Becker (T’17) A little over one year ago, at my convocation, Dean of Undergraduate Admissions Christoph Guttentag told my class that we represented “the final culmination of the most selective admissions process in [Duke’s] history.” There is a reason that Duke’s administrators, printed materials, and website all boast about record low admission rates.  Read more about Student Blog–Inclusivity: As Special As It Is Rare[…]