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Graduate Student Fellowship FAQs Updated

May 1, 2020

To apply please click here Deadline is Friday, May 15th May 2020 graduates are eligible to apply to the Graduate School Alumni Fellowship. Applicants do not need to withdraw their dissertations to apply but may do so if they wish. If you receive... read more

Dean’s message about funding extensions for students

April 22, 2020

Copied to: FAS DGSs, FAS chairs, GSAS staff In this message: Information about extensions for Ph.D. students in FAS departments Dear FAS Ph.D. students, I hope this message finds you as well as can be in the midst of the abrupt changes to our lives... read more

Message from Dean Cooley to Graduate Students

March 27, 2020

Dear Graduate Students, My colleagues and I have heard from many of you about the delays you are facing due to the restrictions on classroom teaching and research resulting from the onset of COVID-19. Each day brings news about how your lives and... read more

Yale Affirms Holistic Admissions

March 26, 2020

Today, Yale University clarified its admissions policy to emphasize that applicants who opt for a pass/fail grading option instead of a letter grade for coursework in Spring 2020 will be considered on an equal footing with those who do not. The... read more

Graduate School Dean Lynn Cooley (Photo credit: Ian Christmann)

Dean Lynn Cooley talks about COVID-19

March 19, 2020

Reprinted from Yale News March 19, 2020 Yale News has been publishing a series of interviews with Yale leaders about aspects of the university’s response to the pandemic. We continue today with Graduate School Dean Lynn Cooley. What have you and... read more

2019 3-Minute Thesis Winners and Judges!

3-Minute Thesis Competition Application Deadline January 17, 2020

January 14, 2020

Apply to this year's 3-Minute Thesis Competition here!  Our application deadline is 12noon on Friday, January 17, 2020. Please see below link to the Yale Office of Career Strategy

Important Campus Messages

November 9, 2019

Dean Cooley on November 16, 2020  Thanksgiving break, travel clarifications and gratitude Dean Cooley on November 9, 2020 Childcare support extension Dean Cooley on November 2, 2020 Election week support and guidance Poorvu Center on... read more

Auditions Open for Institute of Sacred Music Choruses

August 30, 2019

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

GSAS Commencement Honors Graduates and Mentors

May 23, 2019

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

Yale Ph.D. Student Matches Wits on Jeopardy!

May 22, 2019

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