Giving to Yale


29 Mar 2017 Paying the Dream Forward: Donovan Sabog BK ’18
While in middle school in Honolulu, Hawaii, Donovan Sabog BK ’18 saw a performance by the Yale Alley Cats a cappella troupe that cemented Yale’s position as his “dream school.” He was determined to not only attend Yale, but to join in the school’s beloved musical tradition.
27 Mar 2017 Sharing All Yale Has to Offer: Jeho Chang SY '18
“Initially it was just the name Yale University that caught my eye,” recalled Suwanee, Georgia, native Jeho Chang SY ’18 of his recruitment by the Bulldogs football team. “After visiting campus, I realized the university is a place of incredible history, filled with amazing people. For my college experience, I really wanted to be immersed in that type of atmosphere.”
24 Mar 2017 A Chance to Learn and Grow
The arrival of Yale’s acceptance letter brought several firsts for Stephanie Hickman TD ’19: she became the first person in her family to attend college and the first person from her high school in Haymarket, Virginia, to be admitted to Yale. And since arriving on campus in fall 2015, Stephanie has embraced all the new experiences the university has to offer.
14 Oct 2016 Yale Professor Ayesha Ramachandran receives the Mellon Foundation's New Directions Fellowship
Ayesha Ramachandran ’08 Ph.D., assistant professor of comparative literature at Yale, has been awarded a 2016 New Directions Fellowship by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
10 Oct 2016 Students Celebrate Donor Generosity on Elihu Day
On September 27, 2016, Yale students celebrated the generosity of university donors at the sixth annual Elihu Day.
26 Sep 2016 Surpassing Our Goal for Access Yale
Yale President Peter Salovey '86 Ph.D. announced the successful completion of Access Yale, an initiative for financial aid, with a two-year fundraising total of more than $285.8 million.
29 Aug 2016 Yale and Tata Group Form Research Alliance
Yale University and the Tata group have launched a far-ranging research collaboration that builds on their shared strengths in discovery, technology, and innovation. The alliance is led at Yale by Nicholas Christakis ’84, co-director of the Yale Institute for Network Science.
18 Aug 2016 Blavatnik Family Foundation Provides $10 million for Innovation in the Life Sciences at Yale University
Yale University has announced a $10 million grant from the Blavatnik Family Foundation, headed by American industrialist and philanthropist Len Blavatnik, to advance entrepreneurship in the life sciences at Yale and to expedite the development, application, and commercialization of breakthrough research.
4 Aug 2016 Yale leads research collaboration to explore origins of the universe
Yale physics professor David DeMille has launched a pioneering investigation into the origins of the universe with support from the John Templeton Foundation and the Heising-Simons Foundation.
5 May 2016 James S. Tyler, Jr. ’65 D.Eng. Endows Fund for Yale CEID
Yale has announced a $20 million commitment from James S. Tyler, Jr. ’65 D.Eng. to endow a director’s resource fund in the Center for Engineering Innovation and Design, a program and design laboratory serving Yale’s School of Engineering & Applied Sciences and the greater Yale community.
18 Mar 2016 An innovative perspective: McKinley Kelcy, master’s candidate, SPH
McKinley Kelcy is eager to bring a new perspective to the problems of healthcare management—one that blends public health solutions with best business practices.
17 Mar 2016 Construction Update on Yale's New Residential Colleges
Beneath a protective scaffolding, multiple crews are working on the new residential colleges.
11 Mar 2016 New endowments at Yale to honor Wendy Sharp and Dean Takahashi
Yale University has announced a generous contribution to the Yale endowment honoring Dean Takahashi ’80, ’83 MPPM and Wendy Sharp ’82. The tribute gift is timed to mark Takahashi's thirty years of service to Yale.
10 Mar 2016 Pursuing his Passion for Politics: John Kauffman TD '18
John Kauffman TD ’18 has discovered a passion for politics. While growing up in Channahon, Illinois, he recalls having an interest in the field but did not become actively involved in the local political scene. However, shortly after arriving on campus as a freshman, he took advantage of the opportunity to begin campaigning for local candidates in New Haven.
10 Mar 2016 Forging a New Path: Dasia Moore PC '18
When it came time to choose a college, Dasia Moore PC ’18 says she wanted to attend a school that would challenge her academically, while at the same time allow her to explore her wide-ranging interests. “I wanted a school where I could be involved on campus and in the local community,” said the Reidsville, North Carolina, native. “Yale seemed like a fantastic fit.”
9 Mar 2016 Center for Teaching and Learning Expands Educational Innovation
In October 2015, Juliana Ramos-Ruano sat among students in the class Minds and Brains in America. But while undergraduates took notes on the history of medicine, she focused on Professor Henry Cowles’ teaching style.
29 Jan 2016 Sharing a Passion for Minerals
David Friend ’69 attributes his life’s path to a discovery he made as a child. Exploring the I-95 construction site near his home in New Rochelle, New York, Friend uncovered a pocket of mica and quartz crystals in the recently blasted rock. Their brilliance and complexity sparked questions that led to his life-long interests in science and mineralogy. “My passion for minerals came from inspiration, not textbooks,” said Friend. “The variety and beauty of minerals is astonishing.”
19 Jan 2016 $50 Million Gift to Help Fund Humanities Hub, Create Endowment
Yale University has received an anonymous gift of $50 million toward the planned renovation of the Hall of Graduate Studies, a project that will transform the historic structure into a central home for humanities education and scholarship on Yale’s campus.
12 Jan 2016 PepsiCo Chairman & CEO Indra K. Nooyi ’80 Endows Deanship at Yale School of Management
Indra K. Nooyi ’80, chairman and chief executive officer of PepsiCo, Inc., has made a landmark gift to endow the deanship of the Yale School of Management and inaugurate the Fifth Decade Innovation Fund.