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Kofi Annan Confers Honorary Degree on Peter French

May 6, 2016

Peter French (PhD 1969, International Relations) was granted an honorary doctorate from the University of Ghana in March for his “half century of service to Africa and service to the University of Ghana in particular.”    Kofi Annan, Chancellor of... read more

One-day Career Workshop for All Current Students

May 4, 2016

The Graduate School Alumni Association (GSAA) will host “Where Do I Go from Yale?” on Tuesday, May 17, from 9:30 am to 6:00 pm at the Loria Center, 190 York Street. Graduate School students at all levels and from all departments are warmly... read more

Baserga Wins National Award for Research and Mentoring

April 15, 2016

Susan J. Baserga (BS 1980; MD/PhD 1988, Human Genetics), professor of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry, of Genetics, and of Therapeutic Radiology, is the winner of this year’s American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology William C.... read more

Kudos: Annals of Science Prize-winner

April 15, 2016

Barbara Di Gennaro Splendore (History, History of Science and Medicine) has won the Annals of Science Prize for 2015 for her essay, “Being an Apothecary in 16th Century Bologna: Money, Expertise, and Mercy.” Annals of Science is a British-based,... read more

Kudos: Two New Trudeau Scholars at the Graduate School

April 1, 2016

Samara Brock (Forestry and Environmental Studies) and Caroline Lieffers (History of Science and Medicine) have won Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation fellowships, Canada’ s most prestigious doctoral awards in the social sciences and humanities.... read more

Portrait of Yale’s Pioneering Women PhDs

March 14, 2016

The Yale Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, the oldest graduate school in North America, was founded in 1847. In 1861, it awarded the first three PhD degrees granted in the United States. Just over thirty years later, in 1892, the Graduate... read more

Graduate Student Assembly

March 3, 2016

The Graduate Student Assembly (GSA) has taken particular interest in the current campus conversation regarding diversity and inclusion, and it was with enthusiastic support that the body sponsored a panel at the end of January on building a diverse... read more

Stephanie Leutert and Nitsan Shakked

Global Affairs Students Help Syrian Refugees

February 22, 2016

At the Jackson Institute for Global Affairs, a group of students has reached out to victims of the crisis in Syria. “Yale for Refugees” came together last summer and decided to focus on the Azraq Camp in Jordan. Home to about 20,000 displaced... read more

Forum Explores Faculty Diversity

February 8, 2016

Dean Lynn Cooley invited the Graduate Student Assembly (GSA) and the Graduate and Professional Student Senate (GPSS) to host a forum on January 26 in Luce Hall to discuss how Yale recruits and retains faculty members and evaluates them for... read more

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