Category Archives: I-House Alumni

Critic’s Choice: Global Homecoming at I-House!

It’s no wonder that our Fifth Annual Global Homecoming is featured on the UC Berkeley Critic’s Choice listing this week. The UC News team knows a good event when they see one! Where else can you take an architectural tour … Continue reading

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The I-House Connection: Website Refresh; Early Bird Discounts for Global Homecoming and Cal Discoveries Tours; Staff Highlight

October 2019 Fostering a Sense of Community, in the House and Online A website content refresh aligns with our commitment to improving the resident experience. At International House Berkeley, we are proud to showcase an improved array of offerings tailored … Continue reading

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Communal living podcast; Bay Area Host Family Program; Joe Lurie to lead tour at Global Homecoming

Dear Alumni and Friends, We are pleased to share that International House was recently featured in a podcast produced by The Bancroft Library about communal living. The episode features an audio recording of the first executive director of International House Berkeley, Allen C. … Continue reading

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July I-House Connection: News of Betsey Warrick; I-House Turns 89; Save the Date for Global Homecoming

Dear Alumni and Friends, It is with heartfelt sadness that we transmit this announcement about the recent passing of Elizabeth “Betsey” Warrick, longtime supporter and former First Lady of International House Berkeley. Betsey’s impact on I-House began when her husband, … Continue reading

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Interesting Facts about Baroness Oona King, I-House Alumna of the Year

Greetings from Berkeley! We are so pleased to honor Baroness Oona King (IH 1989-90) at this year’s Gala and present her with the 2019 Alumna of the Year award for her advocacy in human rights, her visionary leadership, and the … Continue reading

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Baroness Oona King (IH 1989-90) to be honored at I-House Gala

Dear I-House alumni and friends, Each year, I-House proudly celebrates and honors distinguished individuals who embody our mission to promote a world of greater understanding and peace. Baroness Oona King (IH 1989-90) This year, I-House honors Baroness Oona King (IH 1989-90) … Continue reading

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I-House Times Newsletter: Cultivating Community

Dear I-House alumni and friends, We hope that you enjoy the latest I-House Times newsletter featuring stories about the residential experience and our endeavors to cultivate community. In This Issue: Executive Director Hans Giesecke’s Message: Aspiring Towards a More Welcoming Community Meet Bill … Continue reading

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I-House Berkeley, 2nd stop on the Grains of Sand tour

Originally posted on 100,000 Grains of Sand:
Sunday 6th of January 2019 After a long and delayed flight arriving in a rainy San Francisco, determined to ensure the weather made us feel at home, arriving at I-House Berkeley with the fire…

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The I-House Connection: Newsletter Edition

Dear I-House Friends, We hope you enjoy the latest edition of I-House Times, which features a message from UC Berkeley Chancellor and Chair of the International House Board of Directors, Carol Christ, about our shared vision for the future. Learn … Continue reading

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Global Homecoming on Sunday with I-House tours, lunch, fashion show, international tasting and more!

October 2017 Global Homecoming is Sunday, October 22, 11:00 am – 3:00 pm It’s not too late to sign up for Global Homecoming this Sunday. The House will be buzzing with excitement from 11 am – 3 pm, so don’t … Continue reading

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