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.

February 19, 2018

Today the United States celebrates Presidents’ Day—a holiday originally commemorating George Washington’s birthday. Here at Yale, we think of a... more

February 5, 2018

Last week I traveled to Davos, Switzerland, to discuss some of the most crucial challenges facing our planet at the World Economic Forum (WEF). In... more

January 15, 2018

Today our nation honors Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., the courageous civil rights leader who dedicated his life to seeking justice, peace, and... more

December 11, 2017

The Yale Center for British Art (YCBA), one of the finest university art collections anywhere in the world, celebrates its fortieth anniversary... more

November 13, 2017

What a difference a year makes! Over the past twelve months, our campus has borne witness to many physical changes. We opened the new... more

October 23, 2017

Did you know today is Mole Day? Completely unrelated to Groundhog Day, Mole Day gets its name from the number of atoms in one mole of a substance—... more

October 2, 2017

This week we will celebrate a wonderful milestone for Yale: the dedication of Benjamin Franklin and Pauli Murray colleges. Like so many in our... more

September 18, 2017

Over the past several weeks we have witnessed—and some of us have experienced firsthand—the destructive, awful power of natural disasters. Harvey... more

August 28, 2017

I have spent my entire career—indeed my whole life—in schools. Yet there is still no feeling quite like the beginning of a new academic year. Like... more

August 16, 2017

This is the time of year when we mark important transitions. We look ahead and plan for the future. But it is also a time for reflection and... more

July 10, 2017

The summer is here! The pace of life on campus has slowed—but not stopped—giving me some moments for reflecting and taking stock about what is... more

June 5, 2017

Tomorrow, Yale employees from around the university will gather for our annual Staff Appreciation Day on Old Campus. Hundreds will enjoy the... more