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International House, A Veritable Social Bubble

(For French speakers, I have included a translation of this article in French below.) Overlooking Berkeley’s Campus, high on Bancroft Way, stands an ivory-domed house with slightly Spanish architecture: International House at UC Berkeley. Funded in 1930 by the famous businessman … Continue reading

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My 5 Favorite Things About I-House

There are several reasons to love I-House but here are my top five! #InternationalHouse @ihouseberkeley Continue reading

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Big Give at I-House 2022

The Big Give was truly a day of celebration. The university-wide annual fundraising event was nothing short of exciting as students, faculty, alumni and other members of the Cal community came together to support the amazing programs and organizations that … Continue reading

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The I-House Connection: November 2021

The I-House Connection: November 2021
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The I-House Connection: October 2021

Dear I-House Alumni and Friends, As the full October moon strives to shine through the welcome rain over the I-House dome, please join me in welcoming our new Social Media Ambassador, Louise Riche. In this edition of the I-House Connection, please … Continue reading

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Ten Things to Know Before Coming to International House at UC Berkeley

Hi there! It has been an incredible experience to live at International House as an exchange student in Berkeley. Here are ten insights that will probably be useful for your stay at UC Berkeley. 1. It doesn’t rain all the … Continue reading

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How to Make the Most of Your Time At Cal

Hello friends, happy spring! As I type these words, it is the last week of instruction for the semester, and, in fact, it is only a handful of days before I officially graduate. I have had a truly wonderful time … Continue reading

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Favorite Berkeley Sights

Hello friends! The semester is winding down, and I know that a lot of people (myself included) are trying to make the most of living in Berkeley and I-House before having to leave. If you’ve spent most of your time … Continue reading

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Time to Thrive: Sunday Supper

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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Superstition, Folklore, and History at Cal

UC Berkeley is considered by many to be the best public university in the world. As the first college in the University of California system, Cal has decades of superstition, folklore, and history that still exist today. 1. Stepping on … Continue reading

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