Notes from Woodbridge Hall Archive: 2019

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 4, 2019

Well into the fall semester, we are all busy with many commitments that make up life at Yale—classes, activities, meetings, and more. But now is... more

September 23, 2019

Fifty years ago this fall, 575 women began their Yale College careers—and became the first female undergraduates at this university. This past... more

August 26, 2019

Welcome to Yale! I had many opportunities to say these words this weekend. On Saturday, Dean of Yale College Marvin Chun and I joined the Yale... more

June 11, 2019

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

May 21, 2019

Yesterday, I joined thousands of graduates from Yale College, the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, and our professional schools, along with... more

March 8, 2019

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

February 18, 2019

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

February 6, 2019

What will our legacy be? Years from now, what will be our successes, and what challenges will we be able to say we overcame?

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January 21, 2019

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

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