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This year I will celebrate my thirty-eighth year as a New Haven resident. I have seen many exciting changes come to the Elm City, including... more
Yesterday, I joined thousands of graduates from Yale College, the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, and our professional schools, along with... more
Today, on International Women’s Day, I hope you will join me in taking a moment to celebrate the accomplishments of women and reflect on the... more
We are “born to love,” Billie Holiday tells us in one of her loveliest songs. That may be true, but love is far from simple. A variety of... more
What will our legacy be? Years from now, what will be our successes, and what challenges will we be able to say we overcame?
Today we celebrate the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.—pastor, scholar, and civil rights leader. We remember his visits to our campus—... more
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
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
Members of the Yale community have served in every major conflict since the American Revolution. This afternoon we will honor them—students,... more
Global research universities nurture ideas that change the world. At Yale, our faculty and students seek answers to complex questions, pursuing... more
“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
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