Category Archives: Activities

A Semester Like No Other: An I-House Berkeley Spring 2020 Recap

With the school semester dramatically disrupted due to the coronavirus pandemic, most colleges and universities moved to online instruction, with students having no choice but to adjust to the changes. Given the lack of in-person classes and social distancing measures … Continue reading

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Big Thanks for Big Give!

Last Thursday, March 12th, was Cal Big Give. A day where friends, family, and everyone part of the UC Berkeley community could donate to support fundraising efforts for individual schools and programs. Current residents, including myself, and members of the … Continue reading

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A Very Spanish Day at UC Berkeley

On Wednesday, April 24th we had the opportunity to live a very Spanish day in Berkeley, 12,000 km away from my home in Spain. (For Spanish speakers, I have included a translation of this article en español below.) The day … Continue reading

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Favorite Berkeley Sights

Hello friends! The semester is winding down, and I know that a lot of people (myself included) are trying to make the most of living in Berkeley and I-House before having to leave. If you’ve spent most of your time … Continue reading

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Big Thanks; May 9th Gala to Honor Baroness Oona King; Join us for CalDay on April 13th

I-House Resident Council Spring 2019 – * see below for names Dear Alumni and friends, Thank you to all who participated in this year’s Big Give for International House on Thursday, March 14th! You truly helped I-House “seize the moment” … Continue reading

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Happy Big Give Day! Help I-House reach goal of 150 gifts

Dear I-House friends, Today’s the day! Help us reach our matching challenge goals by making a gift now. If you already made a gift, we thank you!  All gifts to I-House during the Big Give make an even greater impact. If we make … Continue reading

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Big Give is on! Make a gift and check out the contests to help I-House make a greater impact

Dear Friends, UC Berkeley’s Big Give, a 24-hour online fundraising blitz starts now! Your online gift will go a long way to help us reach our goal of 150 gifts in 24 hours. International gifts made now through 6 a.m. will increase … Continue reading

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Our residents challenge you to participate in Big Give

Dear Friends, Big Give is on Thursday, March 14th. Below are the ways you can help I-House, starting with sharing the video below. We are in the final countdown for UC Berkeley’s Big Give, a 24-hour online fundraising blitz. Last year, … Continue reading

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March I-House Connection: Save the dates for Big Give on March 14th and Gala on May 9th

Director of Philanthropy’s Message Dear I-House Alumni and Friends, Thank you for welcoming me to International House in my new role as the Director of Philanthropy!  In these challenging times, the I-House mission is as important as ever, both as a … Continue reading

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What’s Your Love Language?

I-House has been the set behind many romances over the decades. In fact, more than a thousand alumni have found love ‘under the dome’, often coming from different backgrounds, ethnicities, and countries. Just read some of the stories shared at … Continue reading

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