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Yes, that was Lady Gaga on campus.

Michael Morand

Michael Morand

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Another day, another conference at Yale, and...wait, is that Lady Gaga? The pop star was on campus on October 24, when the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence held a daylong summit for high school students, policymakers, and academics. The participants, including Marc Brackett, director of the center (left), and President Peter Salovey ’86PhD (right), looked at ways teenagers can recognize and channel emotions positively. “We want to put it out there into the world that there is a strategy for everyone to feel better,” Lady Gaga told the summit.

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