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JOIN US FOR ISI’S INAUGURAL HOMECOMING WEEKEND, JUNE 25–26!

Join ISI alumni, faculty, and supporters for a weekend of fellowship and a renewal of your ISI intellectual experience.

Hosted on ISI’s beautiful 20-acre campus in Wilmington, Delaware, ISI’s inaugural Homecoming will be a weekend to remember.

“ISI fosters the learning environment that many of the best universities have failed to preserve.”
- Isabella Heshmatpour, Barnard College
“I’m grateful for the instruction I received at Harvard, but my education would not have been complete without ISI.”
- James Holt, Harvard alumnus
“ISI has given me opportunities I never dreamed of while providing me with an intellectual experience like no other.”
- Maria Biery, University of Pennsylvania alumna
“The rich conversations at ISI conferences made me realize why I went to university.”
- Emily Rose Mitchell, Rhodes College
“ISI is a treasure trove for jaded students who seek the intellectual stimulation many colleges fail to provide.”
- Marlo Safi, University of Pittsburgh

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Upcoming Events

Mar 4–7

The Scottish Enlightenment: The Three Thinkers

An invitation-only event bringing ISI faculty together for fellowship and discussion.

Mar 5–7

ISI Collegiate Network 2020 Editors’ Conference

An invitation-only conference for ISI Collegiate Network editors