Spring 2004

New Book Chronicles I-House Experiences: Close Encounters of a Cross-Cultural Kind
"The powerful personal statements in this book show how encounters with someone who is in some way different can shape lives and have a profound impact on how one looks at the world," says Executive Director, Joe Lurie. More...

Residents Awarded Grant from United Nations
A multi-cultural team of three I-House doctoral students has been awarded a competitive United Nations grant for $20,000.
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Building on our Proud Past for a Fantastic Future
No matter where you were born or where you live, every culture celebrates important life milestones and transitions.  More...

16th Annual I-House Gala
This spectacular night represents the most important fundraising event of the year - typically raising over $70,000 for the Annual Fund which supports basic operations including building maintenance, programs, and financial aid. More...

Sunday Supper Celebrates Black History Month
Sunday Suppers are the oldest tradition of International House, dating back to 1910 when Harry Edmonds, who worked for the YMCA in New York, invited international and U.S. students to his home to counter the loneliness experienced by international students. More...

Debate Club Explores the Personal and Political
Each had an amazing narrative to tell and each represented what I-House is all about: multiculturalism, tolerance, and the very best mixing. More...

Profile of a Distinguished Alumnus
"The I-House year was a high point in our early lives when we did not have to learn internationalism because we lived it every day," says Asia scholar, Dick Wilson. More...

Come Back to I-House for Elderhostel, 2004
In June, 2004, International House will present two new Elderhostel programs. The week-long programs are a great way to return to Berkeley with Cal alumni and friends and enjoy lectures and field trips. More...

Remembering Arthur Strock
As a student, Arthur lived in the same room in I-House in the late 1960s as his father had in the 1930s. Arthur received his B.A. in Architecture from Cal in 1971 and did his graduate work at USC. More...

More than 100 Alumni Attend Southern California Reunions
Audiences enjoyed viewing A Global House for a Global Age , a film produced by Board member Lupita Aquino Kashiwahara, that captures the spirit and energy of the House. More...

Von Kaschnitz Gift: Music to Our Ears for Years to Come
"The International House is a gorgeous landmark and a unique global meeting place. I wanted our gift to contribute to keep the building viable for future generations, and to enrich its vibrant cultural programs." More...

I-House Wins 9/11 Grant From ChevronTexaco
International House has received a significant grant from ChevronTexaco to support an essay competition culminating in a published handbook of essays that address encountering and overcoming bias, bigotry, and racism. More...

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