Notes from Woodbridge Hall

President Salovey regularly shares his reflections and reports on his activities in this message to the Yale community. Subscribe to receive Notes from Woodbridge Hall by email.

January 20, 2014

Today, the memory of Martin Luther King Jr. inspires many on our campus to engage in acts of service and outreach. Yale community members will... more

January 6, 2014

Last week on New Year’s Day, Bruce Alexander, Marta, and I were privileged to attend the inauguration of the new team in New Haven’s City Hall. We... more

December 2, 2013

I have just returned from Thanksgiving break – although Marta and I stayed fairly close to home – as have most of you. I hope everyone is... more

November 18, 2013

A number of years ago, I had the privilege of traveling to the Philippines to collaborate on a psychological study concerning the stigma... more

November 6, 2013

I am pleased to offer my congratulations to our mayor-elect, Toni Harp ('78 MEnvD) and pledge on behalf of the Yale community to continue our... more

November 4, 2013

Earlier this semester, I noted a... more

October 21, 2013

For the past two weeks, I have been BIRGing. This term, from my field of social psychology, is based on the acronym for “basking in... more

October 7, 2013

This morning, I woke up to the marvelous news that James Rothman ’71, the... more

September 23, 2013

Every once in a while, I have a couple of weeks where Yale’s amazingness (is that a word?) is revealed in all its glory. The last two weeks were... more

September 9, 2013

Last week, John DeStefano, the twenty-year mayor of the city of New Haven was kind enough to invite me for a cup of coffee. We discussed many... more

August 26, 2013

I write this note having just welcomed new students to Yale College, the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, and the School of Management, with... more

August 12, 2013

Some of you may remember the old computer game, “Where in the World Is Carmen Sandiego?” (now more than 25 years old, if you can believe it!). ... more