Category Archives: Activities

Resident Orientation Retreats: a fun way to start the semester

At the beginning of every semester, the International House Program Office organizes two-day retreats at Walker Creek Ranch in Marin County, offering residents the opportunity to have fun and meet new friends. I attended the Spring 2019 Resident Retreat as … Continue reading

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Superstition, Folklore, and History at Cal

UC Berkeley is considered by many to be the best public university in the world. As the first college in the University of California system, Cal has decades of superstition, folklore, and history that still exist today. 1. Stepping on … Continue reading

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Global Homecoming is Sunday, 10/14. Sneak preview of menu:

Preserving the Legacy of the Edith Coliver Festival of Cultures Dear alumni and friends, Please join us for our Global Homecoming at International House Sunday, October 14th, from 10 am to 3 pm. Tickets are $7 for I-House alumni; $12 … Continue reading

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Global Homecoming, News from Joe Lurie, UC Berkeley Global Leadership & Innovation Program, and more!

Dear alumni and friends, Join Us! Global Homecoming is Sunday, October 14, from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. Enjoy a day featuring exclusive I-House experiences, community building, and scrumptious international treats. The House will be buzzing with excitement, don’t miss … Continue reading

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Our 88th Birthday, Host Family Program, Global Homecoming and more

Dear alumni and friends, Today is our birthday! Please help us celebrate by sharing a story for our I-House Stories website. To submit your story, click here, or share a post  on Facebook or Instagram telling us about why you love International House. Tag I-House and include the … Continue reading

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Introducing the 2018 Gala award recipients

On April 9th, International House will celebrate the Annual Celebration and Awards Gala, welcoming Chancellor Carol Christ and presenting awards to I-House Alumni Irving Tragen (IH 1943-47) and the members of WattTime. Now in its 30th year, this annual event raises … Continue reading

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Introducing Chef Todd and our 2018 Gala menu

We are happy to introduce Todd Koenigsberg as our new Executive Chef here at I-House. Todd hails from the famed Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, New York and has worked with renowned chefs Bobby Flay and Mario Batali. Read … Continue reading

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Seize the moment and help us reach 88 donations for I-House today!

Big Give has arrived. Seize the moment and help us reach 88 donations for I-House today! UC Berkeley’s Big Give, a 24-hour online fundraising blitz has started! All online donations made to International House today till 9 pm PST will go towards Big … Continue reading

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You can make your Big Give gift go further at I-House

Big Give is on Thursday, March 8th, but you can help us spread the word now! Dear I-House Friends, We are in the final countdown for UC Berkeley’s Big Give, a 24-hour online fundraising blitz. All online donations made to International House between 9 … Continue reading

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The I-House Connection: Get Ready for Big Give and Gala

Dear I-House Friends, Get Ready for Cal Big Give on March 8th I-House will be participating in UC Berkeley’s Big Give, a 24-hour online fundraising blitz on March 8th. This year,  I-House will be celebrating its 88th Anniversary in August. In honor … Continue reading

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