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Public Service

December 2, 2014

Community service is highly valued at Yale. In fact, it is embedded in the original charter, when the “Collegiate School,” as it was then called, was established in 1701 to train young people “for Publick employment both in Church and Civil State... read more

GSA Update

December 1, 2014

The GSA gathered much momentum during the 2013-2014 academic year and has been working hard to build on it this year. Since the 2014-2015 session began, the GSA has worked closely with both the Office of Career Strategy and the Center for Teaching... read more


September 24, 2014

Assef Ashraf (History) has won a fellowship in recognition of his “excellent work and potential to expand scholarship in Persian Studies,” according to the Roshan Cultural Heritage Institute. His dissertation, advised by Abbas Amanat, is... read more

Graduate Student Assembly Update

September 15, 2014

The GSA looks forward to building on the accomplishments of the previous year as the new assembly’s session begins. During the 2013-2014 session, the GSA saw results from its efforts in the areas that follow. Graduate Student Housing At... read more

GSAS Launches an Exciting New Academic Year

September 15, 2014

The Graduate School has begun the 2014-15 academic year in a strong position, with world-class resources, outstanding academic and pre-professional programs, vibrant student life activities, a stellar student body, and an energetic new dean... read more

Introducing Lynn Cooley, the Graduate School’s New Dean

September 15, 2014

The Graduate School’s new dean, Lynn Cooley, has been on the Yale faculty since 1989. She holds an endowed chair – the C.N.H. Long Professorship of Genetics – and is also professor of Cell Biology and Molecular, Cellular, & Developmental... read more

Graduate Student Assembly Update

June 6, 2014

This year, the GSA made significant progress in three areas: Graduate Student Housing, GSA Strategic Planning, and a future Student Center at Yale. The Advisory Committee on Graduate and Professional Student Housing was first convened last October... read more


June 6, 2014

History graduate student Alice Baumgartner is interested in borderlands, particularly the border between the United States and Mexico in the 19th century. Her article, “The Line of Positive Safety: Borders, Boundaries, and Nations in the Rio Grande... read more

Graduate School Assembly Update

April 4, 2014

The Yale Graduate Student Assembly recently conducted two highly successful events and has moved forward on a number of initiatives based on feedback from its graduate student constituents. The First Annual Yale Housing Fair for Graduate and... read more