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Reopening Approved by Board of Directors

Hello I-House Community.  I am very pleased to share an announcement from I-House Executive Director Shaun Carver. Dear I-House Alumni and Friends, I am pleased to announce that on February 1, 2021, the Board of Directors of International House at … Continue reading

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All best wishes for 2021!

Seasons Greetings! Read the latest message from I-House Executive Director Shaun Carver. Dear I-House Alumni and Friends, As we make the transition to 2021, we look towards our future with hope and intention.  When we made the difficult decision to … Continue reading

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I-House 2020 Annual Appeal Now Underway

Greetings from Berkeley!  I’m pleased to share a message from our Director of Philanthropy, Bill Howley. Dear I-House Alumni and Friends, A heartfelt thanks to our alumni and supporters who have already provided financial contributions this fiscal year, including during … Continue reading

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I-House Alumni Couple Spotlight: Sara and Giovanni

Greetings from Berkeley! I am so excited to share an I-House couple interview conducted by alumna Alina Bieschke (IH 2018-20). Our latest alumni spotlight video features Sara Bakhtary (IH 2004) and Giovanni Gonzalez Dubois (IH 2003-04), two people from very … Continue reading

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I-House Generations Spotlight: The Stock & Tivol Family

Nancy Stock Tivol (IH 1966-67) knows quite a bit about her family history through International House. From her son Steve Tivol (IH 1991-93) to her parents and also her in-laws from her husband’s side, the Stock and Tivol family’s presence … Continue reading

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A Semester Like No Other: An I-House Berkeley Spring 2020 Recap

With the school semester dramatically disrupted due to the coronavirus pandemic, most colleges and universities moved to online instruction, with students having no choice but to adjust to the changes. Given the lack of in-person classes and social distancing measures … 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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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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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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