Isabelle Qian
Staff Reporter
Isabelle Qian covers graduate student affairs. She is a first year in Pierson College and comes from Seattle, WA.
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The Period Project places menstrual products in Sterling Library

The Free Menstrual Product Initiative, led by the Graduate & Professional Student Senate and the Women Faculty Forum, has begun placing free menstrual hygiene products […]

Yale Translation Initiative announces new certificates

The Yale Translation Initiative recently announced the establishment of both a graduate and undergraduate certificate in Translation Studies that is expected to become available to students next academic year.

GSA elects new officers who want to increase focus on equity, transparency

Last week, Yale’s Graduate Student Assembly held its annual leadership elections, with Maria del Mar Galindo GRD ’22 and Da’Von Boyd GRD ’23 winning next […]

Committee announces Class Day speakers

This year’s Class Day celebration will take place virtually on May 23 and will feature Alec Zbornak ’21, Matt Nadel ’21, Teava Torres de Sa […]

In graduate school rankings, Yale GSAS departments claim top spots

Yale departments often take pride in the quality of their students and faculty, and several recently received national recognition. Four Yale departments received top three […]

Some professors indicate excitement about course registration changes

In contrast to many students and alumni, some professors reacted positively to Dean of Yale College Marvin Chun’s March 8 announcement regarding early registration for […]

‘A loss not only to Yale, but also to the world’: Mochen Liao ENV ’26 dies at 24

The death of 24-year-old Mochen Liao ENV ’26, a student at the Yale School of the Environment, was reported to YSE last Friday. Liao was […]

Mochen Liao, on left, with two other friends smiling indoors.
SOM group hopes to bring greater attention to African entrepreneurship

March 16 is set to see the release of the Yale Africa Startup Review’s first-ever #YASR30 list, which will feature 30 innovative startups from across […]

A view of SOM
Working group releases report to address long-standing issues in humanities graduate education

On Feb. 19, Lynn Cooley, dean of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, released a report containing suggestions for the future direction of humanities […]

East Asian food service startup wins first place at Hult Prize @ Yale

Last month, five Yale teams competed in the annual Hult Prize @ Yale program, which challenged students to address this year’s “food for good” theme […]

Yale professor Daniel Spielman receives Held Prize for influential mathematics proof

Daniel Spielman, Sterling professor of computer science and professor of statistics and data science and of mathematics, received the Michael and Sheila Held Prize for […]