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We stand with you

May 31, 2020

Copied to: Graduate School faculty and registrars Dear graduate students, I write to you from a place of calm and natural beauty that belies the ugliness that is unfolding in the world around us. With the murder of George Floyd as the latest... read more

Fall Calendar Announcement

May 28, 2020

Office of the Provost reprinted Summary: Yale College and the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences will begin classes August 31 and end December 4.  The semester will end December 18. Regardless of whether Yale College is in residence from August... read more

GSAS graduate student Thuto Thipe

Spotlight on GSAS graduates: Thuto Thipe

May 19, 2020

Thuto Thipe, a new PhD graduate of the History and African American Studies departments, is this year’s recipient of the Afro-American Cultural Center’s Award for Outstanding Graduate Research in the African Diaspora. “This award is an affirmation... read more

Trainee considerations for returning to labs

May 19, 2020

Copied to: GSAS staff, registrars In this message: Trainee considerations for returning to labs Dear students and faculty of the Graduate School, On May 13, messages from Provost Strobel and Dean Cooley announced that graduate students may return... read more

Announcing the Graduate Mentor Award winners

May 6, 2020

Each year, Yale’s Graduate School of Arts and Sciences (GSAS) recognizes faculty members who are exceptional advocates for the professional, scholarly and personal development of their students with the Graduate Mentor Award The selection committee... read more

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