International House honored Richard Goldman and Jerry Yang at the tenth annual Celebration and Awards Dinner on April 29.

The gala evening included charming resident hosts from around the world, an elegant reception in the Great Hall, a gourmet dinner in the Chevron Auditorium, awards presentation, and entertainment provided by our talented residents.

Richard Goldman, Alumnus of the Year

Alumnus of the Year, Richard Goldman was honored for his support of the world's environmental heroes through the Goldman Environmental Prize as well as for his major support of and personal commitment to the ideals of International House.

Jerry Yang, co-founder of Yahoo!, was recognized as this year's Corporate World Citizen. Yahoo! is the first and largest navigational guide to the World Wide Web and is a phenomenal success in providing technological linkages that span cultures. Yang is also committed to assisting immigrants and minorities through the Asian Pacific American Community Fund.

Chancellor Robert Berdahl was Honorary Chairman of the gala event. Co-chairs were Chang-Lin and Di-Hwa Tien, Pari and Lopa Choksi, Ken and Lupita Kashiwahara, and Arun and Rummi Sarin.

Last year's event raised over $80,000 in support of the International House.

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