Tag Archives: Berkeley

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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Thankful for you

Dear I-House Friends, During this time of gratitude, we want to send our thanks to you for being a part of I-House by sharing your inspiring stories, participating in our events, or making a gift to support our mission. This … 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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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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Same Same, But Different

At the start of the semester, my motivation to join the Intercultural Leadership Initiative (ILI) was very simple – to learn different cultures and make more friends. It turned out that ILI was much more than that. It offered me … Continue reading

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Share some I-House love with prints

Bonjour ! Today is December 1st and the start of the holiday season! This comes with the eternal question: what gifts should I give? Being a photographer, I have found that prints of photos that I took are always thoughtful … Continue reading

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Blue & Gold: Berkeley at Night

Bonjour ! This week is Big Game week, my favorite week of the year. For the Berkeley vs Stanford football game many buildings light up in blue & gold, making the campus even more beautiful! I love night photography so … Continue reading

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