Welcome! The Spouse/Partner orientation session acts to welcome brand new worldwide partners or lovers to Duke University. Take note that this orientation is actually for BRAND NEW worldwide spouses/partners which are connected to Duke (pupils, scholars, or workers).
The Fall 2019 International Spouses and Partners Orientation will soon be held on August 30 friday. Come fulfill other partners – both brand brand brand new and people who’ve been right here for some time. Go to the mini resource fair more helpful hints and find out about things you can do at Duke and within Durham.
Just exactly exactly What: brand brand brand NEW international spouse/partner orientation
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 in the Freeman focus on Faber Street & Powe Street. Please make the C-1 bus from East or western Campus if at all possible.
Concerns? Contact Lisa at: LMG@duke.edu or call 919.681.3922
Spouses and lovers
We recognize that coming together with your spouses/partners implies that you will need extra information and resources. We attempt to give you the help you require and aspire to produce a breeding ground where you along with your partner/spouse can link, discover and develop.
Aside from the given information below, please see our kids and Families website.
For anyone whoever partner is associated with a Duke class down the page, you will find extra Spouse/Partner teams you are able to join.
Divinity Class: Divinity Spouses Group https: //divinity. Duke.edu/for-students/resources-families
Fact Sheets & Hyper Links
- Global Friendship Ministry: First Baptist Church – satisfies on Tuesday mornings from October until April.
- A resource for J-2 partners who possess acquired work authorization and are usually prepared to find a task.
- Local Playgrounds: the many playgrounds where in fact the Babies & Toddlers group get together when you look at the Durham area.
- Duke Card for Spouses: ways to get a Duke ID Card, areas to volunteer, things you can do, a whole load of information!
- Partners e-mail 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. For those who have been stuck in the home and desire to satisfy and communicate with other mothers (dads welcome too! ) then please come and join us! This can be a great chance of small children to own some « playtime, » while parents have actually just a little « social » time. This team satisfies at different areas, please call us to learn more.
Get in on the spouses listserv to have team updates and information regarding this team.
2019-2020 Group Leader; Paige Vinson: paige. Vinson@duke.edu
Flavor dishes from about the planet! Individuals simply simply take turns teaching a popular recipe. The Cooking Club fulfills weekly during the home of:
Blacknall Presbyterian Church ( click for instructions) 1902 Perry St Durham NC 27705 (919) 286 – 5586
For extra information or in the event that you want to share a trip towards the cooking site please contact Hanke de Vries – van den Ende. Join the partners listserv to receive club that is cooking and schedules.
Have you been book fan? Would you like to discover some insights that are deep buddies all over the globe? Do you really enjoy sharing your viewpoints?
Each Friday at noon, we get together to possess a book discussion that is engaging. Our publications are very very very carefully opted for by our leaders to permit for an available amount of English, of inter-cultural understanding and discussion that is wholesome. Every week, our leaders create concerns for a discussion that is guided. Our talks have actually permitted a multiplicity of viewpoints from where most of us read about one another’s countries. We now have discovered that the environment of compassionate understanding allows a genuine and authentic change.
Throughout the semester, publications are often opted for through the Durham County collection book kit options, that incorporate 15 copies of 1 name. In a few full situations, we additionally enjoy viewing films together in line with the publications we’ve read. We additionally attempt to incorporate composing into our conferences.
The publications we now have read within the past:
The Newlyweds (by Nell Freudenberger) Orphan Train(by Christina Baker Kline) Psychic Detective Kim Stride within the Mozart Mystery (by Joanne Napoli) The Fault inside our 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 info in regards to the Book Club, contact Ms. Joanne Napoli.
Come boost your skills that are english discussion, games, and much more. If you are currently a speaker that is good come help others enhance! Year we meet weekly at International House during the school. Group satisfies Fridays from Sept-May. Contact: Joanne Napoli