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Int’l Spouses and Partners. International Spouses and Partners Orientation

Welcome! The Spouse/Partner orientation session serves to welcome brand new worldwide spouses or lovers to Duke University. Take note that this orientation is for BRAND NEW worldwide spouses/partners being associated with Duke (pupils, scholars, or workers).

The Fall 2019 International Spouses and Partners Orientation will undoubtedly be held on August 30 friday. Come fulfill other partners – both brand brand new and people who’ve been right right here for some time. Go to the mini resource fair and find out about things you can do at Duke and within Durham.

Just What: NEW international spouse/partner orientation

When: 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 Center on Faber Street & Powe Street. Please make the C-1 bus from East or western Campus when possible.

Concerns? Contact Lisa at: or call 919.681.3922

Spouses and lovers

We realize that coming together with your spouses/partners implies that you will need extra information and resources. We attempt to offer the help you require and aspire to produce a host in which you along with your partner/spouse can link, discover and develop.

Aside from the given information below, please see our youngsters and Families website.

For anyone whoever partner is associated with a Duke class the following, you can find extra Spouse/Partner teams you are able to join.

Divinity Class: Divinity Spouses Group https: //divinity.

Fact Sheets & Links

  • Overseas Friendship Ministry: First Baptist Church – matches on mornings from October until April tuesday.
  • A resource for J-2 partners who possess acquired work authorization consequently they are willing to find a task.
  • Local Playgrounds: the many 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 e-mail List Serv: We suggest all F-2 & J-2 & H-4 partners to join up with this valuable e-mail list.

Infants and Toddler Group

The Babies & Toddlers team meets weekly. When you have been stuck inside your home and would like to fulfill and keep in touch with other mothers (dads welcome too! ) then please come and join us! This really is an opportunity that is great small children to own some “playtime, ” while parents have actually just a little “social” time. This team fulfills at different areas, please call 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.

Cooking Club

Flavor dishes from around the planet! Individuals just take turns teaching a recipe that is favorite. The Cooking Club satisfies weekly during the kitchen area of:

Blacknall Presbyterian Church ( simply simply click for directions) 1902 Perry St Durham NC 27705 (919) 286 – 5586

For extra information or in the event that you wish to share a ride to the cooking site be sure to contact Hanke de Vries – van den Ende. Join the partners listserv to receive cooking club updates and schedules.

Book Club

Have you been a written guide fan? Would you like to discover some deep insights from buddies all over the globe? Can you enjoy sharing your views?

Each Friday at noon, we get together to possess a book discussion that is engaging. Our publications are very carefully plumped for by our leaders to permit for an available amount of English, of inter-cultural understanding and nutritious conversation. Every week, our leaders create concerns for a discussion that is guided. Our conversations have actually permitted a multiplicity of viewpoints from where all of us find out about one another’s countries. We’ve unearthed that the environment of compassionate understanding permits a reputable and authentic change.

Through the semester, publications are usually plumped for from the Durham County collection guide kit options, that incorporate 15 copies of just one name. In a few situations, we additionally enjoy viewing movies together in line with the publications we now have read. We also make an effort to integrate composing into our conferences.

The books we now have read within the past:

The Newlyweds (by Nell Freudenberger) Orphan Train(by Christina Baker Kline) Psychic Detective Kim Stride into the Mozart Mystery (by Joanne Napoli) The Fault inside our movie 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 I Stay (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 concerning the Book Club, contact Ms. Joanne Napoli.

English Hour

Come enhance your English skills through discussion, games, and much more. If you are currently a great presenter, come assist others enhance! Year we meet weekly at International House during the school. Group satisfies Fridays from Sept-May. Contact: Joanne Napoli