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'Get Close'

Ambassador Samantha Power | Posted 05.24.2016 | College
Ambassador Samantha Power

Get close to the people affected by your work. Seek out perspectives different from your own. And work to bring others close with you. Know that history is not in a hurry, but that you can help speed it up. And recognize that while the journey will be long - and you will lose and lose again - it is the struggle itself that will define you.

My Last Baccalaureate Address: Lately It Occurs to Me...

Richard C. Levin | Posted 07.19.2013 | College
Richard C. Levin

We leave together. You leave Yale College after four years; I leave the Yale Presidency after twenty. I find myself thinking about a Grateful Dead song written in 1970, the year I came to Yale as a graduate student. You know the words: "Lately it occurs to me, what a long, strange trip it's been." It's been a long trip, but, for us, more wonderful than strange.

First Nighter: Paul Giamatti's Superlative Prince in James Bundy's New Haven Hamlet

David Finkle | Posted 05.25.2013 | Arts
David Finkle

Since it's the extremely rare Yale Repertory Theatre production that travels to Manhattan, Shakespeare lovers hungry for a transcendent Hamlet and Hamlet had better get themselves to New Haven by April 13 or prepare to heap on themselves many a stinging "Fie!"

Yale Alumni Want 'College' Named After Chief Investment Officer

Wall Street Journal | Robert Frank | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

I've written before about Yale's vow not to sell naming rights to its two new colleges to the highest bidder. Their tradition is to name colleges afte...