Category Archives: Life at I-House

Honoring the Dead in a Culturally Respectful Way

Happy new year! We are pleased to feature a guest post by Monique Rodriguez, a resident who participated in our social media challenge during the Fall 2018 semester. Monique, along with resident Ricardo Martinez, brought the Mexican tradition of Dia … Continue reading

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Top 5 Reasons to Fall in Love with I-House

Greetings from Berkeley! I am happy to feature a post by an I-House resident who participated in our social media challenge this fall. Loyalty is her name and anthropology is her game. She did a great job capturing some of … Continue reading

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Five Things to Know About I-House

1) I-House is not just for international students. Despite its name, International House is home to students from the United States as well as students from over 75 other countries every semester.  Currently, U.S. residents represent some 23% of our … Continue reading

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Last chance to support I-House in 2017

Dear I-House Friends, Thanks to alumni and supporters like you, more than 585 students from 76 countries had the opportunity to live here under the dome and share the I-House experience. We were able to give $713,500 in financial aid … Continue reading

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Please Support I-House Berkeley on Giving Tuesday

I-House Berkeley invites you to celebrate Giving Tuesday with us. Today, I-House joins non-profits, families, businesses, community leaders, and students around the world to come together to celebrate a new tradition of generosity and giving back to their communities. Your gift … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving message from Hans and residents

My colleagues and I wish you all the best as we approach the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday. This is one of the most special times of the year in the USA as it is a wonderful opportunity to express gratitude for … Continue reading

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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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