Giving to Yale


16 Nov 2017 First-Year Scholar to Yale Graduate: Mallory Isburg '17
“FSY facilitated a much easier transition, showed me the wealth of opportunities and resources on campus, and introduced me to lifelong friends.” – Mallory Isburg ’17
9 Oct 2017 The Dedication of Benjamin Franklin and Pauli Murray Colleges
On Friday, October 6, President Peter Salovey ’86 Ph.D. led members of the Yale community in celebration of a milestone—the dedication of Benjamin Franklin and Pauli Murray colleges.
9 Oct 2017 An Annual Day of Gratitude Returns to Yale’s Campus
Continuing a campus tradition, hundreds of students in Yale College and the graduate and professional schools wrote thank-you notes to donors on Yale’s seventh annual Elihu Day.
19 May 2017 Ed Bass Names New Lecture Hall for Yale’s O.C. Marsh
Edward P. Bass ’67 has made a major contribution toward a 500-seat lecture hall that will be a premier part of the new Yale Science Building, now under construction on Science Hill. The building and its lecture hall are part of an ambitious series of projects designed to transform Science Hill and make it a more integral part of the Yale campus.
19 May 2017 Carol Roberts ’81 Teams with Alumni to Fund Women’s Field House
A lead gift from Carol Roberts '81 will fund construction of a field house to support women's softball and field hockey.
4 Apr 2017 Class of 1917 "Pays It Forward" to the Class of 2017
Alumni, students, and faculty members gathered on March 30 to celebrate a landmark intergenerational gift to Yale: the Class of 1917 centennial contribution.
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: Stephanie Hickman TD ’19
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.