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Yale Commencement

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.

John Kerry Urges Ivy Leaguers Not To Lose Faith In Government

AP | KIMBERLY WILSON | Posted 07.18.2014 | College

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry urged Yale University graduates on Sunday to keep faith in government's ability to break gridl...

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...