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My Unconventional Path to Yale

Lauren Harris | Posted 07.23.2014 | College
Lauren Harris

I was terrified when I came to Yale. A big part of me thought I wasn't good enough. But a big part of life is ignoring the naysayers especially the one inside you. Most people are stopped from doing great things by no one but themselves.

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.

Barbara Walters Examines Leadership With Yale Class Of 2012 (VIDEO)

Posted 05.21.2012 | College

ABC News' Barbara Walters delivers a punchy speech to Yale's class of 2012. She discusses her experiences interviewing world leaders on the topic of l...

Celebs Converge At Yale's Graduation Ceremony (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Almost 18,000 people flocked to Yale University today as the college celebrated its 309th commencement. In the crowd were some familiar faces -- som...