Founded and built in 1924 by John D. Rockefeller Jr. and the Cleveland H. Dodge family, International House affords a unique experience in cross-cultural cooperation and understanding by nurturing leadership, moral courage, and empathy. Each year, more than 700 carefully selected graduate students and interns, from 100 countries, share a residential community and participate in leadership training and diverse intellectural and cultural programs. They study or train at more than 70 academic and professional institutions in New York in fields as varied as financial engineering, musical performance, historic preservation and public health. I-Hous residents learn essential skills to become future leaders in business, government, the arts and other professions. Information is available in the lobby at 500 Riverside Drive on weekdays from 9 am to 5 pm

Three New Trustees Elected to International House Board

The Board of Trustees of International House welcomed three new Trustees to its ranks at the Board meeting on February 23rd. Mikio HazumiMikio Hazumi is Group Vice President with Toyota Motor Sales U.S.A., Inc. and Toyota Motor North America,…

I-House Resident Anietie Ewang in PBS NewsHour Feature on the Video as Evidence Program

I-House resident Anietie Ewang, staff attorney at Social and Economic Rights Action Center (SERAC), was featured on the PBS NewsHour segment "Teaching Citizens How to Shoot Better Video when they Witness Brutality." Fellow I-House residents…

International House Residents Participate at an RTI Ideathon to Tackle Youth Unemployment

On March 2 and 3, 2015, International House afforded us a unique opportunity to attend an “Ideathon” in Washington, D.C. Similar to a hackathon, but with the intent of sharing and improving on ideas, this Ideathon was held by the newly-formed…

New Resident Members Join the Community for Spring Semester

Admission to International House continues to be in high demand with a competitve admissions process. The Admissions Office received nearly 200 applications for the 75 spaces that became available for the spring semester. The Admissions Committee…

Event Space

If you’re looking for the perfect location for an upcoming wedding, concert, reception or meeting, look no further than International House. International House offers several public spaces, each with a unique feel, making it the perfect location…

I-House Hosts “Generation Jobless” Conference on Global Youth Unemployment

On October 24, 2014, International House is embarking on a new initiative to tackle Global Youth unemployment, an issue which affects nearly one quarter of the world’s population ages 15-24, 290 million young adults. Kicking off with a conference…

Welcome to Calvin Sims

Calvin Sims, a Ford Foundation executive and former New York Times correspondent, has been appointed President and CEO of International House. A cross-sector leader with more than 20 years of experience in journalism, philanthropy and international…