Graduates celebrating at Commencement

Well done Class of 2023!

The YSE Class of 2023 of 152 graduates celebrated commencement with a week of events and festivities, including a Yale-wide ceremony on Old Campus, and a conferral of degrees under the Kroon Courtyard Tent May 22. This year’s class included 87 Master of Environmental Management graduates; 36 Master of Environmental Science; nine Master of Forestry; two Master of Forest Science; 28 joint degree graduates, and eight doctoral recipients. 

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    Highlights Video

    Class of 2023 group photo outside Kroon Hall

    The YSE Class of 2023: Ready to Meet the Challenges Ahead with a ‘Sense of Purpose, Possibility, and Patience’

    With optimism and determination about the environmental challenges ahead, Yale School of the Environment graduating students — which included eight PhDs, 134 master’s, and 28 joint degrees — celebrated their accomplishments May 22 at Yale's Old Campus and Kroon Courtyard.

    Class Profiles

    Ceremony Video

    Timestamps for specific parts of the ceremony, with shortcut links to YouTube: