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 14, 2019

Here on the east coast, January can seem like the darkest time of year. After packing away the lights of the December holidays—menorahs, kinaras,... more

November 19, 2018

Cheering on the Bulldogs on Saturday, along with thousands of other Yalies, was an experience I will never forget. The Harvard-Yale Football Game... more

November 12, 2018

Members of the Yale community have served in every major conflict since the American Revolution. This afternoon we will honor them—students,... more

October 22, 2018

Global research universities nurture ideas that change the world. At Yale, our faculty and students seek answers to complex questions, pursuing... more

September 10, 2018

“We encounter each other in words,” wrote the poet Elizabeth Alexander ’84. This week, we will encounter many words and the people who use them so... more

August 27, 2018

Welcome to the start of another academic year! On Saturday, Dean Marvin Chun and I greeted the Yale College Class of 2022, Eli Whitney students,... more

August 14, 2018

When I was in college, summer was never a vacation but instead a time to find a job and add to my “college fund.” Although my summer employment... more

July 23, 2018

When I was a child, my brother, sister, friends, and I would sometimes visit my father at work. Standing in his laboratory at Bell Labs,... more

July 16, 2018

I love to play and listen to music year-round, but there is something especially exciting about music in the summer. Some of my fondest memories... more

July 2, 2018

On July 4, 1776, members of the Second Continental Congress gathered in Philadelphia and announced the independence of the thirteen American... more

June 18, 2018

Last week Yale celebrated Staff Appreciation Day. With festivities on Old Campus, including food, live music, and more, it was an opportunity to... more

June 11, 2018

Summer is a unique time on a university campus. Here at Yale, the pace of life slows but does not stop, and it can be easier to enjoy everything... more