Events & News
Sat., Jan. 25, 2020
International House is happy to host the Muslim Students Association annual banquet again this year. This event will serve as a time of communal gathering - to enjoy the blessings of food and company - as well as to raise funds for a noble cause. This year, all proceeds will benefit Believers Bail Out, an organization that releases incarcerated believers by covering their bonds, with the overall goal of ending mass incarceration. The theme this year is 'Sacred Struggles,' and the program will feature speakers Ustadh Ubaydallah Evans and Maryam Kashani.
Wed., Feb. 05, 2020
Join the International House Global Voices Lecture Series and Barack Obama Presidential Library for a special event, in conversation with U.S. Court of Appeals Judge Douglas H. Ginsburg—a national authority on the Constitution, and host of A More or Less Perfect Union (2020), the groundbreaking new three-part public television (PBS) series "that tells the story of how the framers put freedom in writing; how amendment after amendment finally spread freedom to all of “we the people,” and how we still struggle today to preserve the freedoms guaranteed in the Constitution.
Davis Projects for Peace is an initiative for students at Davis United World College Scholars Program partner schools and International Houses Worldwide to design their own grassroots projects for the summer of 2020 - anywhere in the world - which promote peace and address the root causes of conflict among parties. Projects will be selected for funding up to $10,000 each. All I-House residents and Graduate Fellows may now register to apply.
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