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Learning to teach is one of the most important things that graduate students do as part of their professional development. In their roles as Teaching Fellows and Part-time Acting Instructors, they may be nominated for Prize Teaching Fellowships... read more
As the academic and business landscape changes in the twenty-first century, many graduate students training for careers in the academy are considering opportunities outside of traditional university roles. While Yale Ph.D. students might be adept... read more
While many Yalies might be familiar with the undergraduate a cappella groups like the Whiffenpoofs, the Yale community offers many opportunities to join a diverse array of musical groups. Two of them can be found at the Yale Institute of Sacred... read more
Department of Economics
As the Herb Scarf Summer Research Opportunities in Economics concluded another successful year, it remains a popular and coveted program for undergraduate students. With upwards of 30 research assistants (RAs) working... read more
On May 20, at the culmination of a long weekend devoted to celebrating the achievements of graduating Yale students across the university, the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences awarded a total of 1,363 degrees. Of these, four-hundred and six... read more
Most Yale graduate students are content to distinguish themselves academically and professionally, performing groundbreaking research and publishing scholarship at the bleeding edge of their fields. Some graduate students, however, like Swetha... read more
In retrospect, Laura Mitchell describes her decision to leave academia as daring, even though she doesn’t view the trajectory of her non-academic career as being at odds with her academic interests or motivations.
“Sitting in the Library of... read more
There’s more to Italian Renaissance art than Michelangelo and Da Vinci. Just ask Christopher Platts, who completed his Ph.D. in Art History at the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences in December.
“There are incredible, talented artists from... read more
As a buzzword, digital humanities can leave those not in-the-know scratching their heads. The hot new term, representing the future of the humanities, can encompass a wide range of approaches to humanistic scholarship. Carol Chiodo, who completed... read more
Lynn Cooley has been appointed to a second term as dean of the Graduate School of Arts & Sciences, President Peter Salovey announced on May 7. Her second five-year term will begin July 1.
Cooley is the C.N.H. Long Professor of... read more
Yale School of Engineering & Applied Science
Mehraveh Salehi has spent the last few years working on a thesis that combines neuroscience, statistics, and data science and challenges conventions in each of those fields. It also sheds light on... read more
Congratulations to Catharine Shipps, graduate student in the Yale Microbial Sciences Institute, who has won a prestigious National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) Fellowship!
The fellowship will support Catherine’s research into... read more
by Susan Gonzalez
Yale doctoral student Lindsay Stern traces the idea for her new novel “The Study of Animal Languages” to an experience she had involving a lie detector machine.
As an Amherst College undergraduate, Stern had visited... read more
On April 5 – 6, 2019 Yale’s Graduate School of Arts and Sciences Office for Graduate Student Development and Diversity hosted the annual “Bouchet Conference on Diversity and Graduate Education.” The conference has become a dynamic and increasingly... read more