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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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I-House Times Newsletter: Building a Foundation for Global Fellowship

Dear I-House Alumni and Friends, As we strive to make the resident experience the best it can be, we are also preserving the architectural heritage of our well-loved and well-used building. The latest issue of our International House Times newsletter features stories … Continue reading

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Baroness Oona King (IH 1989-90) to be honored at I-House Gala

Dear I-House alumni and friends, Each year, I-House proudly celebrates and honors distinguished individuals who embody our mission to promote a world of greater understanding and peace. Baroness Oona King (IH 1989-90) This year, I-House honors Baroness Oona King (IH 1989-90) … Continue reading

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I-House Times Newsletter: Cultivating Community

Dear I-House alumni and friends, We hope that you enjoy the latest I-House Times newsletter featuring stories about the residential experience and our endeavors to cultivate community. In This Issue: Executive Director Hans Giesecke’s Message: Aspiring Towards a More Welcoming Community Meet Bill … Continue reading

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Big Thanks; May 9th Gala to Honor Baroness Oona King; Join us for CalDay on April 13th

I-House Resident Council Spring 2019 – * see below for names Dear Alumni and friends, Thank you to all who participated in this year’s Big Give for International House on Thursday, March 14th! You truly helped I-House “seize the moment” … Continue reading

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Happy Big Give Day! Help I-House reach goal of 150 gifts

Dear I-House friends, Today’s the day! Help us reach our matching challenge goals by making a gift now. If you already made a gift, we thank you!  All gifts to I-House during the Big Give make an even greater impact. If we make … Continue reading

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Big Give is on! Make a gift and check out the contests to help I-House make a greater impact

Dear Friends, UC Berkeley’s Big Give, a 24-hour online fundraising blitz starts now! Your online gift will go a long way to help us reach our goal of 150 gifts in 24 hours. International gifts made now through 6 a.m. will increase … Continue reading

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Our residents challenge you to participate in Big Give

Dear Friends, Big Give is on Thursday, March 14th. Below are the ways you can help I-House, starting with sharing the video below. We are in the final countdown for UC Berkeley’s Big Give, a 24-hour online fundraising blitz. Last year, … Continue reading

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March I-House Connection: Save the dates for Big Give on March 14th and Gala on May 9th

Director of Philanthropy’s Message Dear I-House Alumni and Friends, Thank you for welcoming me to International House in my new role as the Director of Philanthropy!  In these challenging times, the I-House mission is as important as ever, both as a … Continue reading

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What’s Your Love Language?

I-House has been the set behind many romances over the decades. In fact, more than a thousand alumni have found love ‘under the dome’, often coming from different backgrounds, ethnicities, and countries. Just read some of the stories shared at … Continue reading

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