I-House: Where UC Berkeley Meets the World

A glimpse of what's happening at International House, UC Berkeley

  • The I-House Connection: Get Ready for Big Give and Gala

    The I-House Connection: Get Ready for Big Give and Gala

    Dear I-House Friends, Get Ready for Cal Big Give on March 8th I-House will be participating in UC Berkeley’s Big Give, a 24-hour online fundraising blitz on March 8th. 24-hour online fundraising...

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  • The I-House Connection: Newsletter Edition

    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...

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  • Five Things to Know About I-House

    Five Things to Know About I-House

    1) I-House is not just for international students. Despite its name, International House is home to students from the United States as well as students from over 75 other countries every...

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  • Last chance to support I-House in 2017

    Last chance to support I-House in 2017

    Dear I-House Friends, Thanks to alumni and supporters like you, more than 585 students from 76 countries had the opportunity to live here under the dome and share the I-House experience. We were...

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  • Please Support I-House Berkeley on Giving Tuesday

    Please Support I-House Berkeley on Giving Tuesday

    I-House Berkeley invites you to celebrate Giving Tuesday with us. Today, I-House joins non-profits, families, businesses, community leaders, and students around the world to come together to...

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  • Thanksgiving message from Hans and residents

    Thanksgiving message from Hans and residents

    My colleagues and I wish you all the best as we approach the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday. This is one of the most special times of the year in the USA as it is a wonderful opportunity to express...

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  • Global Homecoming on Sunday with I-House tours, lunch, fashion show, international tasting and more!

    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...

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  • I-House welcomes students for the academic year

    I-House welcomes students for the academic year

    August 2017 I-House welcomes students for the academic year I-House is pleased to welcome 590 residents this fall—our largest number in recent memory for the academic year. Residents from over 75...

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  • Raise a glass to our Gala honorees Sir Desmond Rea, Dr. Arlene Blum, and Dean S. Shankar Sastry

    Raise a glass to our Gala honorees Sir Desmond Rea, Dr. Arlene Blum, and Dean S. Shankar Sastry

    Raise a glass to our 2017 alumni honorees: Sir Desmond Rea (IH 1966 – 67) Global Ambassador of Peace and Inspiration Dr. Arlene Blum (IH 1967 – 68) Alumna of the Year Dean S. Shankar Sastry (IH...

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  • I-House Connection April 2017

    I-House Connection April 2017

    April 2017 Meet Angela Rauch I-House welcomes our newest team member, Angela Rauch, as our Fundraising and Events Coordinator. Angela has over 15 years of event planning and fundraising...

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  • Join us for our Celebration & Awards Gala, honoring Sir Desmond Rea, Dr. Arlene Blum, and Dean S. Shankar Sastry

    Join us for our Celebration & Awards Gala, honoring Sir Desmond Rea, Dr. Arlene Blum, and Dean S. Shankar Sastry

    You are cordially invited to join the International House Board of Directors and International House Executive Director Hans Giesecke for an inspiring evening under the dome. Enjoy a festive red...

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  • Marian Diamond Day: Tuesday, March 14, 2017

    Marian Diamond Day: Tuesday, March 14, 2017

    We are proud to share news about I-House alumna Dr. Marian Diamond (IH 1949-52). In conjunction with the PBS broadcast of My Love Affair with the Brain: The Life and Science of Dr. Marian Diamond,...

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  • I-House Connection March 2017

    I-House Connection March 2017

    March 2017 Save the date for these upcoming events Get Global Ready: Thriving in an Intercultural Workplace Tuesday, March 7, 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM This workshop is designed to equip professionals in...

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  • Staff Spotlight: Laurie Ferris and Veronica Alvarez

    Staff Spotlight: Laurie Ferris and Veronica Alvarez

    We are happy to share a story from UC Berkeley’s latest wellness newsletter that features two I-House employees, Laurie Ferris and Veronica Alvarez, who are Wellness Ambassadors for I-House. This...

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  • Message from I-House Executive Director Hans Giesecke

    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...

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  • Global Leadership Workshop: March 7, 2017

    Global Leadership Workshop: March 7, 2017

    As companies and organizations are becoming more and more global, understanding different cultural styles is paramount, as is making constructive efforts to bridge significant gaps in these...

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  • Thank you for being part of our global community

    Thank you for being part of our global community

    December 2016 Dear I-House Friends, As 2016 draws to a close, I would like to take a moment to share with you just a few milestones that made this a wonderful year at International House. 155...

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  • Big Thanks! You are the I-HOUSE Berkeley Effect

    Big Thanks! You are the I-HOUSE Berkeley Effect

    Dear I-House Friends, During this season of gratitude, we want to send a BIG THANKS TO YOU. We are fortunate to have such a wonderful community of residents, alumni, parents, and friends who...

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  • Today is the BIG DAY!

    Today is the BIG DAY!

    I-House Friends, Make your Big Give gift now, and tell us how the I-House Berkeley effect has shaped your world. Join in on the fun throughout the day by following the contest leaderboards and see...

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  • Get ready for the Big Give: Ways to Join Now

    Get ready for the Big Give: Ways to Join Now

    Big Give is tomorrow but you can get a head start on making your donation TONIGHT at 9 pm PST! We are in the final countdown for UC Berkeley’s Big Give, a 24-hour online fundraising blitz. All...

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