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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

New National Science Foundation Fellows!

April 24, 2015

Congratulations to the 35 students who were named new National Science Foundation Fellows! NSF fellowships are among the most prestigious federal awards for graduate students in STEM fields. Nationally, 2000 new fellows are chosen each year from a... read more

A New Approach to Research, Teaching, and Learning

April 13, 2015

Digital Humanities (DH) is an emerging field at the intersection of computing and the traditional humanities. DH interprets the cultural and social impact of new media and information technologies, and also creates and applies these technologies to... read more

GSA Common Grounds

April 13, 2015

We provide Yale GSAS students with vouchers to take a Yale GSAS faculty member out for a free coffee or tea, so that you can chat with him/her about your latest dissertation chapter, your budding idea for a paper, a conference you would like to... read more

Kudos

April 13, 2015

Curtis Schauder Research by Curtis Schauder (MB&B) has been published in the journal Nature. The article, “Structure of a lipid-bound extended synaptotagmin indicates a role in lipid transfer,” describes the structure of a key protein involved... read more

Welcome Back, Palimpsest!

April 13, 2015

Failure, Volume VI of Palimpsest, is anything but.  Susan Morrow (Germanic Languages and Literatures) decided to awaken the dormant creative arts magazine that graduate and professional students had produced from 2002 to 2007, and thanks to funding... read more

#InspiringYaleStudents - Steven Reilly

April 10, 2015

Steven Reilly, a graduate student in the James Noonan Lab, investigates the genetic underpinnings behind the evolution of the human cortex. Human higher cognition is attributed to the evolutionary expansion and elaboration of the cerebral cortex.... read more

#InspiringYaleStudents - Lauren Tilton

March 12, 2015

Lauren Tilton is a PhD Candidate in American Studies interested in 20th-Century Cultural History, Visual Culture, Public Humanities, Digital Humanities. Lauren is working on documentary expression in the 20th century. She is currently Co-Director,... read more

New Haven is One of Yale’s Biggest Assets, and Vice Versa

February 24, 2015

#GSCIA (greatest small city in America): “New Haven has a great reputation, great restaurants.” The city that Yale calls home, was named the nation’s number one spot for foodies by Livability.com. “From the soul food served at Sandra's Next... read more

What’s New in New Haven?

February 24, 2015

#GSCIA (greatest small city in America): “New Haven has a great reputation, great restaurants.” The city that Yale calls home, was named the nation’s number one spot for foodies by Livability.com. “From the soul food served at Sandra's Next... read more

Kudos

January 28, 2015

Approaching music via philosophy and neuroscience An article by Carmel Raz (Music) was published in the November issue of the journal 19th-Century Music. “‘The Expressive Organ Within Us’: Ether, Ethereality, and Early Romantic Ideas about Music... read more

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