Alumni & Friends

Harper Lectures

Join a world-changing conversation: now online

Harper Lectures have gone virtual. Join University faculty for stimulating conversations on critical topics—all in the comfort of your home.

UChicago Alumni is closely monitoring the evolving situation with COVID-19, and we hope that virtual events like this will help you stay connected to the University and the world.

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Making Life Count

Gift planning options to benefit both you and International House.


You’ve experienced firsthand the transformative nature of a UChicago education. Now share your knowledge and experience with others. Regularly volunteering just a few hours of your time provides valuable support to the community, your peers, future students, and the ongoing vitality of the University.

Help Support International House

We invite you to support this unique global community with a tax-deductible gift to the International House Annual Fund. Your gift helps sustain and strengthen the International House mission; one that remains vital in today’s global society.

Publications for I-House Alumni & Friends



I-House alumna Zhenan Bao, SM'93, PhD'95, is department chair and K.K. Lee Professor of Chemical Engineering at Stanford University. Bao founded the Stanford Wearable Electronics Initiative in 2016 and serves as the faculty director.



I-House alumnus Luis Miranda, ’89
Chairman and Co-Founder
Indian School of Public Policy

The World War II-era Chicago school of meteorology that decoded weather forecasting

As students left Hyde Park to go to war after Pearl Harbor was bombed in late 1941, cadets took their place. “By 1942 all available dormitory space had been consigned to military programs,” writes College dean John W. Boyer in The University of Chicago: A History. International House was filled with meteorology cadets and Red Cross volunteers, and the Reynolds Club became the institute’s headquarters.