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May 17, 2017

Commencement! The Graduate School will hold a Convocation on Sunday, May 21, in the Hall of Graduate Studies Courtyard at 2 p.m. The ceremony, presided over by Dean Lynn Cooley, features the awarding of prizes to students and faculty mentors.... read more

Kudos: Fighting Cancer, One Microbiome at a Time

May 15, 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

Mellon Funds New Summer Dissertation Writing Program

May 10, 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-... read more

Graduating Economics Student Invited to Speak in Europe

May 1, 2017

Meredith Startz (Economics) is one of eight graduate students selected to speak at the Review of Economic Studies meetings in May. Informally known as the “REStud Tour,” the Review selects “promising graduating doctoral students in economics and... read more

GSAS Students Win Soros Fellowships for New Americans

May 1, 2017

Mayesha Alam (Political Science) and Lorenzo Rakesh Sewanan (MD/PhD, Biomedical Engineering) have been awarded Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans. These are given annually to 30 outstanding immigrants and children of immigrants to... read more

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

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