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Expanding and Diversifying the Faculty

October 13, 2015

“An excellent faculty is a diverse faculty,” says Tamar Gendler, dean of Yale’s Faculty of Arts and Sciences (FAS). Over the last year, Yale added 28 new people to the FAS. “All of the faculty who have been hired are world-class scholars, teachers... read more

GSA News

October 1, 2015

Welcome to the 2015-2016 academic year!  It’s going to be another exciting year here at Yale and in the Graduate Student Assembly, and we’re looking forward to continuing to advocate on behalf of graduate students.  Here’s what we’ve been up to the... read more


September 29, 2015

Engineering Student Wins Fellowship to Study Polymers Yekaterina Rokhlenko (Engineering and Applied Science) has been awarded a three-year fellowship from the National Physical Science Consortium (NPSC) and the National Institute of Standards and... read more

American Psychological Association Honors Salovey

September 1, 2015

Yale President and former Dean of the Graduate School Peter Salovey (PhD 1986, Psychology) was honored recently with the American Psychological Association’s 2015 Outstanding Contribution Award by a Senior Professional from the Division of Health... read more

What’s New at the Graduate School?

September 1, 2015

Welcome, New Students! The 2015-16 academic year is off and running… The Graduate School welcomed its newest cohort of students on August 27 with a festive Matriculation ceremony in Sprague Hall. Faculty processed into the auditorium in academic... read more

Launching Educational Programs in Africa

July 20, 2015

Wendell Adjetey (History and African American Studies) and Etienne Mashuli (African Studies) have won a highly competitive fellowship from Echoing Green, a global nonprofit organization, to launch the Tujenge Africa Foundation in Burundi. More than... read more

The Graduate School Moved to Warner House

July 2, 2015

The Graduate School moved to Warner House (1 Hillhouse Avenue). HGS has profound historic significance to the mission of the Graduate School, as well as personal significance to many of you who have lived, studied, attended classes and student life... read more


June 11, 2015

Carlos Oliveira Every year, about 90 million people come down with the flu, including more than 100,000 children under the age of five who die of an illness that is usually preventable in affluent societies. “Influenza disproportionately affects... read more

Graduate Mentor Awards

May 21, 2015

Professors Naomi Lamoreaux, Verity Harte, and Hal Blumenfeld were honored at this year’s Convocation with Graduate Mentor Awards. These awards recognize advisers who have been exceptionally supportive of their students’ professional, scholarly, and... read more

Five Alumni win Guggenheims

April 24, 2015

Five GSAS graduates have won 2015 fellowships from the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation to pursue research projects. Nationwide, 75 scholars, artists, and scientists were chosen from a pool of more than 3,100 applicants. The Graduate... read more


6.3 years

For Yale PhDs, the median time to degree overall