Welcome! The Spouse/Partner orientation session acts to welcome brand new spouses that are international lovers to Duke University. Take note that this orientation is for BRAND NEW worldwide spouses/partners which are associated with Duke (pupils, scholars, or workers).
The Fall 2019 International Spouses and Partners Orientation should be held on Friday, August 30. Come satisfy other partners – both brand new and people who’ve been here for a time. Go to the mini resource fair and read about things you can do at Duke and within Durham.
Just just What: brand brand NEW spouse/partner orientation that is international
Whenever: Friday, August 30. Registration begins at 8:45am. Orientation begins at 9am. Orientation will finish by 10:45am.
Where: 1415 Faber St, Jewish Life Center (Corner of Swift Ave and Campus Dr) Duke University Campus.
Note: there is certainly restricted parking during the Freeman focus on Faber Street & Powe Street. Please make the C-1 bus from East or western Campus when possible.
Questions? Contact Lisa at: LMG@duke.edu or call 919.681.3922
Spouses and lovers
We realize that coming together with your spouses/partners ensures that you’ll need extra information and resources. We attempt to give you the help you want and aspire to produce a breeding ground for which you along with your partner/spouse can link, discover and develop.
Besides the information below, please check out our kids and Families website.
For anyone whoever partner is connected to a Duke class the following, you will find extra Spouse/Partner teams you can easily join.
Divinity Class: Divinity Spouses Group https: //divinity. Duke.edu/for-students/resources-families
Fact Sheets & Hyper Hyper Links
- Global Friendship Ministry: First Baptist Church – matches on mornings from October until April tuesday.
- A reference for J-2 partners who possess acquired work permission and therefore are prepared to find a work.
- Local Playgrounds: the different playgrounds where in actuality the Babies & Toddlers group hook up within the Durham area.
- Duke Card for partners: ways to get a Duke ID Card, areas to volunteer, things to do, a whole load of information!
- Partners Email List Serv: We advice all F-2 & J-2 & H-4 partners to join up with this email list that is valuable.
Children and Toddler Group
The Babies & Toddlers team meets weekly. Then please come and join us if you have been stuck in the house and want to meet and talk to other moms (dads welcome too! This might be an opportunity that is great young kids to own some “playtime, ” while parents have actually only a little “social” time. This team satisfies at different areas, please e mail us to learn more.
Get in on the partners listserv to obtain team updates and information regarding this team.
2019-2020 Group Leader; Paige Vinson: paige. Vinson@duke.edu
Flavor dishes from about the entire world! Individuals just simply take turns teaching a popular recipe. The Cooking Club fulfills weekly in the home of:
Blacknall Presbyterian Church ( simply simply simply click for instructions) 1902 Perry St Durham NC 27705 (919) 286 – 5586
For extra information or you wish to share a trip to your cooking site be sure to contact Hanke de Vries – van den Ende. Get in on the partners listserv to receive club that is cooking and schedules.
Are you a written guide fan? Do you wish to discover some deep insights from buddies all over the globe? Would you enjoy sharing your views?
Each Friday at noon, we get together to own a book discussion that is engaging. Our publications are very carefully plumped for by our leaders to permit for an available standard of English, of inter-cultural understanding and discussion that is wholesome. Weekly, our leaders create concerns for the guided conversation. Our conversations have actually permitted a multiplicity of viewpoints from where most of us find out about one another’s countries. We now have unearthed that the environment of compassionate understanding allows a reputable and authentic change.
Through the semester, publications are often plumped for through the Durham County collection guide kit alternatives, that have 15 copies of 1 name. In certain full instances, we additionally enjoy viewing movies together on the basis of the publications we now have read. We additionally make an effort to integrate composing into our conferences.
The publications we’ve read inside the past:
The Newlyweds (by Nell Freudenberger) Orphan Train(by Christina Baker Kline) Psychic Detective Kim Stride when you look at the Mozart Mystery (by Joanne Napoli) The Fault within our movie movie Stars (by John Green) Interpreter of Maladies (by Jhumpa Lahiri) Joy Luck Club (by Amy Tan) The Soldier’s Wife (by Margaret Leroy) The Color of Water (by James McBride) If we remain (by Gayle Forman) The Lowland (by Jhumpa Lahiri) the Prince that is little Antoine de Saint-Exupry) The Prophet (by Kahlil Gibran)
For more information in regards to the written Book Club, contact Ms. Joanne Napoli.
Come boost your English abilities through discussion, games, and much more. If you are already an excellent presenter, come help others enhance! Year we meet weekly at International House during the school. Group fulfills Fridays from Sept-May. Contact: Joanne Napoli