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An International Perspective in the Elm City

February 27, 2018

When Darya Smirnova, originally from Odessa, Ukraine, and educated at St. Andrews University in the U.K., arrived at Yale, she wondered if all of her international experiences had prepared her for the rigors of graduate study. “At St. Andrews,... read more

3-MInute Thesis Competition

January 24, 2018

The 3-Minute Thesis competition challenges Yale PhD students to clearly and compellingly describe their thesis to a broad audience - in 3 minutes!  By preparing a successful presentation, students will develop a key professional asset that is just... read more

Classicist to Creative Strategist

January 18, 2018

The literature and rhetoric of ancient Greece and Rome might seem worlds away from the high-tech world of digital marketing, but that doesn’t mean the Classics have nothing to tell us about contemporary business problems. Just ask Michael Zimm (Ph... read more

Yale Alumni Fund recognizes ‘exemplary’ alumni

January 11, 2018

The Yale Alumni Fund honored four individuals with Chairman’s Awards during the combined Association of Yale Alumni Assembly & Yale Alumni Fund Convocation event. The awards, which recognize exemplary fundraising volunteers, were conferred... read more

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