Fall 2003

House Partners With Graduate Division To Offer Gateway Scholarships
This new scholarship opportunity comes at a time when severe cuts to state funding for UC led to student fee increases of 30% this year with additional increases under consideration for 2004-05. Many of the scholarship recipients come from international and U.S. backgrounds that are underrepresented at Cal. More...

Host Family Celebrates a Decade of Caring
The Kennedys link the international students they have hosted over the years as "brothers and sisters" and together this diverse group shares in wonderful life changes including weddings and births. More...

Alumni Reconnect at UNESCO in Paris
It was heart warming to feel his great affection for I-House and to learn that he has maintained a lifelong friendship with Dr. Kwei Ü, a current Board member whom he met at the House while they were both residents. More...

Preparations for 75 th Anniversary Campaign Are Underway
Following intensive research and planning, the International House Board of Directors launched the "quiet phase" of a multi-million dollar fundraising campaign linked to the upcoming 75 th Anniversary Celebration of International House in 2005-2006. More...

Board of Directors Transitions
Marion Ross, John A. Sproul
, Jawahar Gidwani , and Michael Morgan were all celebrated at the May meeting for having completed nine years of service on the Board. . More...

Gilloon Bequest Supports Scholarships
Born in New York in 1910, Ms. Gilloon was among the first residents of International House Berkeley, having resided here in 1931 as a student pursuing both her undergraduate degree and later her Master of Arts in Political Science. More...

Barbara Lynch Student Essay Contest: Crossing Borders
What may seem to be so diverse on the surface is so similar at the core. Richness in tradition, cultures, and attitudes. only to be discovered if one opens his or her eyes and walks through the front doors of 2299 Piedmont Avenue. More...

Alumni Perspective
I consider myself especially lucky to be, in all likelihood, the only person to have lived in both Hammarskjold House at UC Davis and International House at UC Berkeley. More...

Alumni News and Notes
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