Tag Archives: Joe Lurie

I-House Executive Director Spotlight: Joe Lurie

International House Executive Director Emeritus Joe Lurie (IH 1988-2007) is featured in an oral history “spotlight” series, where he is interviewed by journalism graduate student Chan’Cellore Makanjuola (IH 2019-20). All four parts of the interview video are available to watch … Continue reading

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Joe Lurie: I-House Berkeley Through His Eyes

While International House at UC Berkeley shares a vast 90-year history, Joseph “Joe” Lurie arguably knows it the best. As its third executive director, Lurie led I-House for nearly 20 years from 1988-2007. Every room in the building has a … Continue reading

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Critic’s Choice: Global Homecoming at I-House!

It’s no wonder that our Fifth Annual Global Homecoming is featured on the UC Berkeley Critic’s Choice listing this week. The UC News team knows a good event when they see one! Where else can you take an architectural tour … Continue reading

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The I-House Connection: Website Refresh; Early Bird Discounts for Global Homecoming and Cal Discoveries Tours; Staff Highlight

October 2019 Fostering a Sense of Community, in the House and Online A website content refresh aligns with our commitment to improving the resident experience. At International House Berkeley, we are proud to showcase an improved array of offerings tailored … Continue reading

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Communal living podcast; Bay Area Host Family Program; Joe Lurie to lead tour at Global Homecoming

Dear Alumni and Friends, We are pleased to share that International House was recently featured in a podcast produced by The Bancroft Library about communal living. The episode features an audio recording of the first executive director of International House Berkeley, Allen C. … Continue reading

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Joe Lurie in the news

I-House Executive Director Emeritus Joe Lurie made local and national headlines this week.  UC Berkeley News featured his new book Perception and Deception, and National Peace Corps Association interviewed Joe about his lifelong commitment to cross cultural engagement. We are … Continue reading

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Close Encounters of a Cross Cultural Kind at I-House with Joe Lurie

Astonishing Tales about the I-House Building and its Extraordinary Mix of Residents Over Eight Decades It would be very challenging to find someone who knows more about I-House or a better story teller than Joe Lurie. Joe was the Executive … Continue reading

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