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YDS welcomes Tom Krattenmaker as Director of Communications


Tom Krattenmaker will join the YDS administration as Director of Communications. He arrives at Yale after a successful career in both university communications and journalism. Krattenmaker will direct traditional and new media at YDS, enabling the school to engage the most pressing contemporary religious issues.

Welcome in this place: start of ‘14-‘15 year brings new faces, initiatives


In its 193rd year, Yale Divinity School welcomed 148 new students to campus to join in its mission of service to church and society.

Vernice Hopie Randall: handling holy things


Vernice Hopie Randall is an academic counselor, brand marketer, communications specialist, budget manager, recruiter, strategist, events planner, mentor, and spiritual director. In other words, she is dean of admissions and financial aid for Yale Divinity School.

Announcing the 2014 Alumni Award Recipients


The 2014 Alumni Awards recipients are Dwight Andrews '77 M.Div. '93 Ph.D., Stephen Bauman '79 M.Div., Harvey G. Cox Jr. '55 B.D., and Ronald Sider '63 M.A., '67 B.D., '69 Ph.D.

“My mindbodily being”: celebrating William H. Poteat ‘44 B.D.


A conference in early June entitled “The Primacy of Persons: The Legacy of William H. Poteat” drew scholars to Yale from North America and Europe to celebrate the life and work of one YDS graduate who has contributed significantly to the developing understanding of personhood.