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Zumba Classes

Monday, March 30, 2015 at 8:00 PM

Get in shape while dancing your stress away at Zumba classes with instructor Nadia Qabazard! 8-9:30pm . Free for residents, $10 public

Healthcare 2024

Tuesday, March 31, 2015 at 4:10 PM
Kathleen Sebelius

Former Secretary of the United States Department of Health and Human Services, Kathleen Sebelius, will present the Weinstock lecture on March 31, 2015. The lecture, entitled "Healthcare 2024," is free and open to the public. No tickets are required.

2015 Faculty Research Lectures-Montgomery Slatkin

Wednesday, April 1, 2015 at 4:00 PM

102nd Annual Martin Meyerson Faculty Research Lectures Montgomery Slatkin, Professor of Integrative Biology, presenting "Population Genetics of the Neanderthal Genome Project" on April 1, 2015.

Nowruz Persian New Year dinner

Wednesday, April 1, 2015 at 6:00 PM
Happy Nowruz

Celebrate Nowruz Persian New Year with International House at the Stadium Field Club for a delicious feast. Everyone is welcome to join I-House residents for these special all-you-can-eat buffet dinners. Cultural theme dinners are free for I-House residents and at $12.50, a bargain for the public! Weekly menu posted at:

Salsa Social Dance Classes

Sunday, April 5, 2015 at 8:30 PM
Salsa Class with Timea Potys

Salsa Classes are back with award-winning dancer Timea Potys of Sizzling Latin! Learn the Salsa in a beautiful environment where you can meet with amazing people from all over the world. No partner required! Timea heats things up at I-House with Salsa classes on Sunday nights, 8:30 to 10:00pm Classes are FREE for Residents of I-House, $10 for the General Public. Sign up in the Program Office...

2015 Faculty Research Lectures-Jennifer Doudna

Wednesday, April 8, 2015 at 4:00 PM

102nd Annual Martin Meyerson Faculty Research Lectures Jennifer Doudna, Professor of Chemistry, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, and Li Ka Shing Chancellor's Professor in Biomedical & Health Sciences, presenting "The Biology of CRISPRs: From Genome Defense to Genomic Engineering" on April 8, 2015.

Hitchock Lecture: Paul Goldberger - The Generic City

Monday, April 20, 2015 at 4:10 PM

Paul Goldberger, Joseph Urban Chair of Design and Architecture at the New School, will lecture on the "Generic City". April 21, 2015 - 4:10pm at the Chevron Auditorium, International House.

Charles M. and Martha Hitchcock Lectures by Paul Goldberger

Monday, April 20, 2015 at 4:10 PM
Paul Goldberger

Paul Goldberger will present the Hitchcock lectures on April 20 and April 21, 2015. The first lecture, titled "The Generic City," is free and open to the public. No tickets are required.

Hitchock Lecture: Paul Goldberger - The Creative City

Tuesday, April 21, 2015 at 4:10 PM

Join Paul Goldberger, Joseph Urban Chair in Design & Architecture, The New School, for the second part of his lecture. He will discuss the question of how cities remain catalysts for creativity, and why. April 21, 4:10pm, Chevron Auditorium, I-House.

Charles M. and Martha Hitchcock Lectures by Paul Goldberger

Tuesday, April 21, 2015 at 4:10 PM
Paul Goldberger

Paul Goldberger will present the Hitchcock lectures on April 20 and April 21, 2015. The second lecture, titled "The Creative City," is free and open to the public. No tickets are required.

Islands of Sanctuary

Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at 7:00 PM
Islands of Sanctuary

From Aboriginal Australia to Native Hawai’i, indigenous activists reclaim land from government and the military. The film is part of the Sacred Land Film Project and the screening will be followed by a discussion with the filmmaker.

I-House 27th Annual Celebration and Awards Gala

Thursday, April 30, 2015 at 6:00 PM
Save the Date Gala

Join us for an evening of celebrating I-House, making connections, and reuniting with old friends! Benefiting the Fund for I-House supporting our mission to advance a world of greater understanding and peace. Honoring I-House Alumni Couple of the Year: Gikas Hardouvelis (IH 1978-80) Former Minister of Finance of Greece Susan Hardouvelis (IH 1977-81) For more information, visit:

Kelly McGonigal on How Compassion Creates Resilience

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 at 7:00 PM

Stanford psychologist and author Kelly McGonigal will explore new scientific insights into why compassion helps us thrive in the face of adversity and how social connection can reduce burnout and support growth during times of stress. Her talk will draw from her new book, "The Upside of Stress."