Len Gutkin (English), Julia von Bodelschwingh (Philosophy, Religious Studies), Julia Doe (Music), and Josh Glick (Film Studies, American Studies) have all won Leylan Fellowships. Established in 1988 through a bequest from the estate of... read more
Launching a career is a daunting challenge, one that all graduate students confront as they complete their degree requirements and look forward to life after Yale.
Faced with options that include academia (either in faculty or non-... read more
Political scientist Jacob Hacker says growing economic inequality in the U.S. has a negative impact on politics and policy.
Jacob Hacker presented “Is American Politics Undermining the American Dream?” on December 3, as the first talk of... read more
Rachel Scheinerman (Religious Studies) won the Mark and Ruth Luckens International Prize, awarded by the University of Kentucky for the best unpublished essay on a topic in any area of Jewish thought and culture by a graduate student or recent Ph.D... read more
The Wilbur Lucius Cross Medal, the Graduate School’s highest honor, was awarded to four outstanding alumni on October 11 by the Graduate School Alumni Association (GSAA). This year’s medalists are John Aber (BS 1971; MFS 1973; PhD 1976,... read more
Kirk Johnson (PhD 1989, Geology & Geophysics) became the Sant Director of the National Museum of Natural History in Washington, D.C., on October 19.
At the Museum of Natural History, Johnson oversees more than 460 employees, an annual... read more
Many graduate students volunteered at local non-profit agencies on the Yale Day of Service, October 13. Organized by the McDougal Public Service Fellows, the event allowed participants to make new friends and have fun while helping to better... read more
Every year, Yale and six other universities recognized for their distinguished graduate programs in the Humanities receive grants from the Mrs. Giles Whiting Foundation to support advanced graduate students of exceptional merit as they... read more