Category Archives: News

Message from I-House Executive Director Hans Giesecke

Dear Members of the International House Community – This has been a challenging week of dialogue and debate about the subject of immigration. The vitriolic words and actions of many on this matter confront I-House’s role as a place of … Continue reading

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Thank you for being part of our global community

December 2016 Dear I-House Friends, As 2016 draws to a close, I would like to take a moment to share with you just a few milestones that made this a wonderful year at International House.

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I-House blog 2015 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2015 annual report for this blog, ihberkeley.wordpress.com. Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 19,000 times in 2015. If it were … 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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Joe Lurie in the news

I-House Executive Director Emeritus Joe Lurie made local and national headlines this week.  UC Berkeley News featured his new book Perception and Deception, and National Peace Corps Association interviewed Joe about his lifelong commitment to cross cultural engagement. We are … Continue reading

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I-House alum Paul Salz in the New York Times

We are honored to share updates and stories of our alumni that are featured in the media. If you have an article to share, email us at ihalumni@berkeley.edu. International House Berkeley alumnus Paul Salz (IH 1950-52) was featured in the July … Continue reading

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