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Alumna Carol Christ to Head UC Berkeley

April 13, 2017

Carol T. Christ (PhD 1970, English), former president of Smith College and a recipient of the Graduate School’s Wilbur Cross Medal, will become chancellor of the University of California, Berkeley, on July 1. She is the first woman to hold that ... read more

CTL Offers Space to Create and Collaborate

April 13, 2017

“There are great opportunities for graduate students in the new Yale Center for Teaching and Learning,” says Kaury Kucera, interim director for graduate and postdoctoral teaching development. Established in 2014 and originally housed in the Hall... read more

Expanded Opportunities for Summer Internships

April 13, 2017

This year, the Graduate School introduced two new summer courses dedicated to applied research experience. These Continuing Practical Training (CPT) courses will facilitate doctoral student participation in summer internships and provide them with... read more

Psychology Student Honored for ‘Transforming the World’

April 13, 2017

Monica Rosenberg (Psychology) has been selected by Forbes magazine as one of this year’s “30 under 30 in Science,” a list honoring outstanding scientists who represent “the brightest young entrepreneurs, innovators and game changers,” according to... read more

Do Monkeys and Gorillas Have a Sweet Tooth?

March 27, 2017

Elaine Guevara (Anthropology) studies the evolution and behavior of non-human primates, but not only by observing them in the wild. Her primary research explores the genetic basis of their traits. One recent project looked at whether Old World... read more

Mellon Funds New Summer Dissertation Writing Program

March 27, 2017

The Graduate School has received a grant of $350,000 from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to fund a three-year pilot project called the “Writing-in-residence Dissertation Working Group.” Inspired by the success of “Dissertation Boot Camps” (all-day... read more

Statistics Now Includes the Broader Study of Data Science

March 27, 2017

The amount of data flowing into the university increases on a daily basis. Advanced technology such as the university’s new Krios cryo-electron microscope and facilities like the Yale Center for Genome Analysis have the capacity to produce vast... read more

Information Concerning Activism and Advocacy

March 16, 2017

http://ogc.yale.edu/ogc/activism-and-advocacy Information Concerning Activism and Advocacy Yale University is committed to the free expression of ideas by members of the University community, including expression of political views; and to the... read more

Alumna to Expand Forestry Fieldwork Options

March 1, 2017

Marlyse Duguid (PhD 2016, Forestry and Environmental Studies) was named the inaugural Siccama Lecturer in Environmental Field Studies. In that position, she will provide students with enhanced field-based opportunities. Duguid will create and lead... read more

Fighting Cancer, One Microbiome at a Time

March 1, 2017

David Puleo (Pharmacology) co-authored a guest article that was posted recently on PatentDocs, a major biotechnology and pharmaceutical patent blog. He was invited to write the blog by his co-author, Anthony Sabatelli (PhD 1984, Chemistry), former... read more

Physics Graduate to Head National Lab

March 1, 2017

Stuart Henderson (PhD 1991, Physics) has been appointed director of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility in Newport News, Virginia. Currently serving as director of the Advanced Photon Source Upgrade... read more

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