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.

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

June 4, 2018

The academic year may be over, but members of the Yale men’s heavyweight crew team were hard at work yesterday. On Sunday, the men’s eight bested... more

May 29, 2018

Yesterday marked a terrific day in Yale athletics history: our men’s lacrosse team defeated Duke to win the 2018 NCAA Division I... more

May 21, 2018

Today I joined thousands of Yale students, their families and friends, alumni, faculty, and staff to celebrate one of the year’s most joyous... more

May 7, 2018

New ideas in science, medicine, and technology have transformed our lives and our planet over the past century. More recently, advances in... more