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Welcome to a New Academic Year at the Graduate School!

September 9, 2013

A torrential downpour, accompanied by thunder and lightning, did nothing to dampen the joy of the 595 new students on Matriculation Day, August 22. Chosen from approximately 10,000 applicants and hailing from every continent but... read more

Meet Yale’s 23rd President: GSAS Alumnus Peter Salovey

September 4, 2013

When it came time to choose a replacement for retiring Yale President Richard C. Levin (PhD 1974, Economics), the University turned, once again, to an alumnus of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences — one who, like Levin, had served as... read more

Graduate School Alumni Association News

June 11, 2013

“The tradition of service is rooted in Yale’s past,” wrote Yale College alumnus Mark Dollhopf, executive director of the Association of Yale Alumni, “but perhaps it is more relevant today than ever. There are few traditions as important to... read more

Graduate School Assembly Update

June 11, 2013

The Yale Graduate Student Assembly (GSA) has made great strides this past academic year. While the GSA continues to maintain a strong relationship with the Yale administration and to administer the Conference Travel Fellowship (CTF), the... read more


June 11, 2013

Alissa’s paper, “Legal Heterogeneity in Ptolemaic Egypt,” is part of her dissertation, advised by Joseph Manning. In the essay, she explores the variety of courts and bodies of law available to litigants under the Ptolemies, a dynastic family that... read more

Creating the Next Generation of Great Teachers

June 10, 2013

All graduate students at Yale serve as teaching fellows, and many go on to careers in academia, teaching while pursuing their own research. The Graduate School provides a wealth of opportunities to help students become effective educators,... read more


April 9, 2013

Nora Kory (Cell Biology) has won a predoctoral fellowship from the American Heart Association to study how cells metabolize fat to generate energy. This process is important to understand, because when it doesn’t work properly, it can lead to... read more

Harvard Dean Named Next President of Smith College

April 8, 2013

Yale alumna Kathleen McCartney (PhD 1982, Psychology) will be the eleventh president of Smith College on July 1, replacing another Yale alumna, Carol T. Christ (PhD 1970, English), who has headed the college since 2002. McCartney is... read more