International House

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-House 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.

500 Riverside Drive
New York, NY 10027
Telephone: 212-316-8400

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NYC Alumni Reunite in Central Park

Wednesday, July 14, 2021|Comments Off on NYC Alumni Reunite in Central Park

On Sunday, July 11, 2021 an informal reunion in New York’s Central Park brought together about two dozen I-House alumni from different backgrounds and...

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Artists of I-House Shine in Virtual “Salon Sundays”

Thursday, July 1, 2021|Comments Off on Artists of I-House Shine in Virtual “Salon Sundays”

On April 11 and May 23, 2021, International House introduced Salon Sunday, a virtual performance showcase hosted by alum Javor Bracic.

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Remembering Bill Hawkeswood ’89 (1951-1992)

Monday, June 28, 2021|Comments Off on Remembering Bill Hawkeswood ’89 (1951-1992)

William "Bill" Hawkeswood was a beloved I-House resident who embarked on an effort to educate the I-House community about awareness, prevention, and s...

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Celebrating Women’s International Leadership in the Archives

Wednesday, March 24, 2021|Comments Off on Celebrating Women’s International Leadership in the Archives

As we close out this year’s Women’s History Month, the International House Archives is proud to celebrate the Women’s International Leadership (WIL) program. WIL Harlem Exploration field trip, November 1995 / I-House Archives For thirty [...]

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International House Stands Against Hatred

Wednesday, March 24, 2021|Comments Off on International House Stands Against Hatred

Recently, our community has witnessed stunning acts of violence rooted in negative sentiment especially against people of Asian descent. As an institution and a global community, International House condemns violence and racism in all its [...]

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