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Overnight Orientation Retreat #3

Friday, September 11, 2015 at 12:00 PM

Spend a night at Walker Creek Ranch in Marin County. International House Berkeley Orientation Retreats for new residents are now a 30-year tradition. Your retreat promises to be one of the most vivid memories of your I-House Experience. You will learn how to optimize your stay at I-House and gain a clearer understanding of the I-House Mission. Most importantly, the retreat is designed to...

Overnight Orientation Retreat #4

Saturday, September 12, 2015 at 12:00 PM

Spend a night at Walker Creek Ranch in Marin County. International House Berkeley Orientation Retreats for new residents are now a 30-year tradition. Your retreat promises to be one of the most vivid memories of your I-House Experience. You will learn how to optimize your stay at I-House and gain a clearer understanding of the I-House Mission. Most importantly, the retreat is designed to...

The Switch: Reinventing American Freedom

Thursday, September 17, 2015 at 4:10 PM
John Witt

John Fabian Witt will present the Jefferson lecture on Thursday, September 17, 2015, in conjunction with the observance of Constitution Day. The lecture, entitled "The Switch: Reinventing American Freedom," will be held in the Chevron Auditorium of International House and is free and open to the public. No tickets are required.

Sherry and Betsey Warrick's 70th Wedding Anniversary

Saturday, September 19, 2015 at 5:30 PM
Betsey & Sherry Warrick at 2015 Gala

International House cordially invites you to a benefit for I-House in honor of Sherry and Betsey Warrick’s 70th wedding anniversary Saturday, September 19th, 2015 International House, 2299 Piedmont Avenue, Berkeley, CA 5:30 pm,Wine and hors d’oeuvres Great Hall 6:30 pm, Dinner and program Chevron Auditorium Dessert reception in the recently renovated Dining Commons to...

Ballroom Dance Class

Sunday, September 20, 2015 at 8:00 PM
Rumba

Rumba Dance classes. Sign up in the Program Office or online at: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/welcome-week-activities-fall-2015-tickets-18127421606

Get Global Ready

Tuesday, September 22, 2015 at 1:30 PM

Join us for three hours of interactive learning on how to work more more effectively in a global campus community. You will gain complimentary access to an online learning tool called GlobeSmart to offer you insights into your own and others' intercultural work style preferences. Please note that you will need to register for the workshop AND complete the online assessment.

Study Abroad Fair

Friday, September 25, 2015 at 11:00 AM

Come to the Study Abroad Fair and learn about study, work, intern, teach, and volunteer abroad opportunities for UC Berkeley students. Sponsored by Berkeley Study Abroad, the Study Abroad Fair is Cal’s signature event of the year for education abroad. For more information, visit http://studyabroadfair.berkeley.edu

Welcoming Students from China

Wednesday, September 30, 2015 at 2:30 PM

Students from China continue to come to UC Berkeley in ever-greater numbers. How can we bring awareness to our own and others’ stereotypes, so that we might transform them into learning opportunities? Through thoughtful conversation and inquiry, we will spend two hours exploring this and other questions.

Mindfulness, Connection, and Compassion

Friday, October 2, 2015 at 9:00 AM

This special day-long event will be co-taught by Shauna Shapiro and Dan Siegel, two renowned experts on the science and practice of mindfulness. Together they will explore how mindfulness not only helps hone skills of attention but also cultivates compassion, kindness, and connections with others. While the physical and psychological benefits of mindfulness are becoming increasingly...

Charles M. and Martha Hitchcock Lectures by Dr. Lucy Jones

Wednesday, October 14, 2015 at 4:10 PM
Lucy Jones

Dr. Lucy Jones will present the Hitchcock lectures on October 14 and October 15, 2015. The first lecture is titled "Imagine America without Los Angeles: Applying Science to Understand the Vulnerability of Modern Society to Natural Disasters" and is free and open to the public. No tickets are required.

Charles M. and Martha Hitchcock Lectures by Dr. Lucy Jones

Thursday, October 15, 2015 at 4:10 PM
Lucy Jones

Dr. Lucy Jones will present the Hitchcock lectures on October 14 and October 15, 2015. The second lecture is titled "The Challenges of Science Communication: What Does Storytelling Have to do with Climate Change?" and is free and open to the public. No tickets are required.

Get Global Ready

Wednesday, November 4, 2015 at 1:30 PM

Join us for three hours of interactive learning on how to work more more effectively in a global campus community. You will gain complimentary access to an online learning tool called GlobeSmart to offer you insights into your own and others' intercultural work style preferences. Please note that you will need to register for the workshop AND complete the online assessment.