Tag Archives: Friendship

Time to Thrive: Sunday Supper Winter 2019

In 1909, Harry and Florence Edmonds, promoters of the I-House movement, started a tradition of hosting dinners in their home to counter the loneliness and isolation of international students in New York. Today, we still honor this tradition, which became … Continue reading

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Resident Orientation Retreats: a fun way to start the semester

At the beginning of every semester, the International House Program Office organizes two-day retreats at Walker Creek Ranch in Marin County, offering residents the opportunity to have fun and meet new friends. I attended the Spring 2019 Resident Retreat as … Continue reading

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100,000 Grains of Sand Tour

Alice Lewthwaite, great-granddaughter of Harry Edmonds, the founder of the International House movement, is currently on a world tour called “100,000 Grains of Sand,” which represents the approximate number of alumni of International Houses worldwide. Following in Harry Edmonds’ footsteps, … Continue reading

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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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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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