Skip to main content



Exploring Sociology through Humor and Storytelling

November 27, 2017

When Adam Valen Levinson came to Yale to begin his Ph.D. in Sociology, he was already doing something most young scholars only begin after they complete their doctorates: preparing his first book for publication. The Abu Dhabi Bar Mitzvah (W.W.... read more

Grad Group Fosters Community

October 24, 2017

Dissertation writing in the humanities is often a solitary process, spent in libraries and other lonely study spots. But this summer, the Graduate School of Arts and Science’s new three-year Writing-in-residence Dissertation Working Group pilot... read more

A new journey begins for graduate students

August 31, 2017

Students in the Graduate School of Arts & Sciences were welcomed to campus on Aug. 24 during a matriculation ceremony and other events. President Peter Salovey and Lynn Cooley, dean of the Graduate School of Arts & Sciences, addressed the... read more

Advancing Quantum Technology in 40 Picoseconds

July 10, 2017

Linran Fan (Engineering and Applied Science) is first author of an article published in Nature Photonics that presents a significant breakthrough in quantum communications and quantum computing. Working in the lab of Hong Tang, the Llewellyn West... read more

Combating Terrorism at the Pentagon and West Point

July 10, 2017

Two Jackson Institute students, Ellen Chapin (Global Affairs) and Will Wright (Global Affairs), are spending the summer making America safer. Both won Harold W. Rosenthal Fellowships in International Relations — a highly competitive award given to... read more

Human Adaptation to Environmental Disaster

July 10, 2017

Luisa Cortesi (Anthropology and Forestry & Environmental Studies) has recently won several awards for her academic work. This year, she has been awarded a Josephine de Karman fellowship, the Curl Prize by the Royal Anthropological Institute, UK... read more

Studying the Origins of Obesity in Samoa

July 10, 2017

Kendall Arslanian (Anthropology) is spending seven months on the island of Upolu doing fieldwork for her project, “Nutritional and genetic correlates of infant adiposity in Samoa,” with support from a Downs International Health Student Travel ... read more

A Coat of Arms for an Alumna

June 12, 2017

All the schools at Yale have a coat of arms, and now Grace Hopper College has one, too. Formerly called Calhoun, the residential college on Elm Street was renamed in February by a vote of the Yale Corporation in honor of Graduate School alumna... read more

Correcting the Record on an American Genocide

June 12, 2017

Benjamin Madley (BA 1994; PhD 2009, History), associate professor of history and interim chair of American Indian Studies at the University of California, Los Angeles, has won multiple awards for An American Genocide: The United States and the... read more