Notes from Woodbridge Hall Archive: 2016

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.

November 7, 2016

Earlier this fall four extraordinary alumni were awarded the Wilbur Cross Medal, the highest honor conferred by the Graduate School of Arts and... more

October 24, 2016

This month we celebrate the 300th anniversary of Yale’s move to New Haven. In its earliest days our university was called the Collegiate School,... more

October 10, 2016

The second Monday of October is perhaps best known in the United States as Columbus Day, a celebration of the famous explorer—and of Italian-... more

September 26, 2016

This fall marks the one-hundredth anniversary of the first women admitted to Yale’s School of Medicine. I invite you to celebrate this milestone... more

September 12, 2016

This coming weekend boasts a full schedule of Yale athletic events, occasions when we can all turn out to support our student athletes. Home... more

August 30, 2016

This is the season when, across the university, we welcome our newest students and faculty members to Yale. From the White Coat Ceremony in... more

August 8, 2016

With the Olympic Games under way in Rio de Janeiro, athletic excellence is squarely in the global spotlight. But in just a few weeks’ time, world-... more

June 20, 2016

I am constantly amazed by what goes on at Yale and in New Haven, even in the summer months! Only here could a visit by ten top chefs from around... more

June 6, 2016

Over the last ten days, Marta and I have had the pleasure of spending time with members of a “baker’s dozen” of Yale College classes. From the... more

May 23, 2016

On May 24, 1992—twenty-four years, nearly to the day, before her speech yesterday to the Yale College Class of 2016—a Davenport College senior... more

May 9, 2016

When Provost Ben Polak wrote earlier this spring about... more

April 25, 2016

The last month or two of each academic year can feel like a race to the finish, with the pace and excitement accelerating from early April through... more