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Mellon Funds New Summer Dissertation Writing Program

May 10, 2017

The Graduate School has received a grant of $350,000 from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to fund a three-year pilot project called the “Writing-in-residence Dissertation Working Group.” Inspired by the success of “Dissertation Boot Camps” (all-... read more

Graduating Economics Student Invited to Speak in Europe

May 1, 2017

Meredith Startz (Economics) is one of eight graduate students selected to speak at the Review of Economic Studies meetings in May. Informally known as the “REStud Tour,” the Review selects “promising graduating doctoral students in economics and... read more

GSAS Students Win Soros Fellowships for New Americans

May 1, 2017

Mayesha Alam (Political Science) and Lorenzo Rakesh Sewanan (MD/PhD, Biomedical Engineering) have been awarded Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans. These are given annually to 30 outstanding immigrants and children of immigrants to... read more

Alumna Carol Christ to Head UC Berkeley

April 13, 2017

Carol T. Christ (PhD 1970, English), former president of Smith College and a recipient of the Graduate School’s Wilbur Cross Medal, will become chancellor of the University of California, Berkeley, on July 1. She is the first woman to hold that ... read more

CTL Offers Space to Create and Collaborate

April 13, 2017

“There are great opportunities for graduate students in the new Yale Center for Teaching and Learning,” says Kaury Kucera, interim director for graduate and postdoctoral teaching development. Established in 2014 and originally housed in the Hall... read more

Expanded Opportunities for Summer Internships

April 13, 2017

This year, the Graduate School introduced two new summer courses dedicated to applied research experience. These Continuing Practical Training (CPT) courses will facilitate doctoral student participation in summer internships and provide them with... read more

Psychology Student Honored for ‘Transforming the World’

April 13, 2017

Monica Rosenberg (Psychology) has been selected by Forbes magazine as one of this year’s “30 under 30 in Science,” a list honoring outstanding scientists who represent “the brightest young entrepreneurs, innovators and game changers,” according to... read more

Do Monkeys and Gorillas Have a Sweet Tooth?

March 27, 2017

Elaine Guevara (Anthropology) studies the evolution and behavior of non-human primates, but not only by observing them in the wild. Her primary research explores the genetic basis of their traits. One recent project looked at whether Old World... read more