All posts filed under “Yale Divinity School

Humans of the ISM | Oana Marian, M.Div. ’17

What is gratifying about being in the ISM is the intersection between academics and creative work. When I was an undergrad here at Yale, studying English and poetry, I sort of felt like a failed academic. I didn’t know what the options were, what else […]

Humans of the ISM | Michael Kurth, M.Div. ’18

‘I’ve been a singer for most of my life, singing in church choirs since I was eight years old. While still a part of my ministry, it’s not going to be my main role as a future Episcopal priest. There will be times I’ll have […]

Humans of the ISM | Xiao Situ, M.A.R. ’17

Working at the Yale University Art Gallery gave me the idea to apply to the ISM. Before that, I was just thinking of becoming an art historian or a professor in art history, but while working here at the gallery, I interacted with different kinds […]

Humans of the ISM | Audrey Fernandez-Fraser and Patrick Murray

Audrey Fernandez-Fraser, M.Div 2016, comes to the ISM YDS from a multidisciplinary background that includes evolutionary biology, music composition, and singing. Her faith is influenced by Hinduism, Buddhism, Unitarian Universalism, and Mormonism. She is treasuring her time at YDS and the ISM, especially in daily prayer […]

What’s in a Personal Statement?

With less than one month to go before our Feb. 1st application deadline, I wanted to share a revised post from ISM alum and former Assistant Dean of Admissions at Yale Divinity School, Sean McAvoy (M.A.R. ’10), who takes readers through all of the necessary information you […]

Humans of the ISM | Toward a More Inclusive Yale

The Yale community has been having essential conversations, especially in recent weeks and months, about the need to increase and respect diversity and inclusion within our community and beyond.  You can read more about the actions Yale has taken, the actions it will take, and […]

It’s the final countdown…

…of Admissions season, that is!  With just a few weeks left before the February 1st divinity application deadline, a holiday break right around the corner, and finals in full swing on campus, things are definitely busy around the ISM!  Many of you may be in the midst […]

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Photo Essay | “Humans of the ISM”

If you’re a savvy internet user, you are undoubtedly familiar with the “Humans of New York” page on Facebook.  With its tagline “New York City, one story at a time,” the page weaves together personal narratives and moving photos to create a mosaic of the incredible diversity and humanity found […]