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, YSE graduating students celebrated their accomplishments, promising to take time to invest in complex climate initiatives and work to ensure that all marginalized voices are heard.


    Class Profiles

    Ceremony Video

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