Category Archives: Life at I-House

85 Years of Welcoming Residents

Today hundreds of UC Berkeley students from over sixty countries will settle into the iconic dome-topped International House. They arrive on the week that also marks the 85th Birthday of this unique institution dedicated to intercultural connections. “Every day, as … Continue reading

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Where are they now? Stefan Al

Greetings from Berkeley. This month’s Where are they now alumni series features Stefan Al (IH 2008-09). So, where is he now? Hint: Benjamin Franklin established this university.

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I-House Magician in the Spotlight for Staff Appreciation Week

Every June, UC Berkeley hosts a Summerfest event, complete with live music, food trucks, photo booths, activities and free t-shirts specially made for staff. This year, UC Berkeley Human Resources shined a spotlight on the hidden talents of four long-term UC … Continue reading

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Farewell to I-House

I tend to be a pretty sappy person and dread goodbyes, but even I didn’t predict how hard saying goodbye to I-House would be. Coupled with an incredibly intense end of semester, the end snuck up on me, and I … Continue reading

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I-House residents give the best travel advice

When traveling, I always prefer to get the inside scoop from people who truly know my destination. At I-House, I am blessed to have friends who can give me the scoop on their hometowns from all over the world. This … Continue reading

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TedXBerkeley: Wisdom, Compassion, Connection

I saw my first TED talk when I was in college and was captivated. Ever since then, I have seen many online. When I got a last-minute ticket to TEDXBerkeley through an I-House friend, I was pumped to experience the TED magic … Continue reading

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Where are they now? Sophie Marnette and Ted Piepenbrock

Greetings from Berkeley.   This month, we’re delighted to feature an I-House alumni couple in our Where are they now series. Alumna Sophie Marnette visited Berkeley in January and we chatted at the I-House Café where she shared some favorite memories. … Continue reading

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