Giving to Yale


26 Feb 2015 Li Ka Shing Foundation Renews Support for Yale Stem Cell Center
The Yale Stem Cell Center, under the direction of biologist Haifan Lin, has announced a new generous grant of $1.86 million from the Li Ka Shing Foundation to secure state-of-the-art equipment for stem cell research at Yale.
20 Feb 2015 Yale to launch Lens Media Lab for photograph research and conservation
The Lens Media Laboratory (LML), a new research facility that will apply scientific principles to the characterization and conservation of photographs and other lens-based media, has been created as part of the Yale Institute for the Preservation of Cultural Heritage (IPCH), a center dedicated to improving the science and practice of conservation globally.
20 Jan 2015 University Launches Access Yale
Yale University President Peter Salovey ’86 Ph.D. has launched Access Yale, a two-year, university-wide initiative to raise $200 million for financial aid at Yale.
15 Dec 2014 The Goizueta Foundation Supports Creation of a Digital Humanities Laboratory at Yale
A grant from the Goizueta Foundation will establish the Digital Humanities Laboratory in Sterling Memorial Library, to support science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics (STEAM) education at Yale.
8 Dec 2014 Basic Research, Big Impact: Yale Partners with Science Philanthropy Alliance
Yale University has partnered with the Science Philanthropy Alliance to encourage private investment in basic research.
11 Nov 2014 Annual Report of Giving to Yale 2013–2014 now online
The Annual Report of Giving to Yale highlights the generosity of donors during 2013–2014.
11 Nov 2014 Dream of a Yale Education Now in Reach for Low-income Chinese Students
SOHO China Foundation co-founders Zhang Xin and Pan Shiyi have made a $10 million gift to Yale to support students from low-income families in China who are admitted to the university.
23 Oct 2014 On Elihu Day, Students Gather in Gratitude
In what has become a lively campus tradition, hundreds of students picked up their pens to thank donors on Yale’s fourth annual Elihu Day.
16 Sep 2014 Take 5: Historian and classics scholar Joseph Manning
A specialist in Hellenistic history, Joseph G. Manning focused much of his early work on understanding the interactions between Greek and Egyptian economic and legal institutions in the Ptolemaic Egypt.
12 Sep 2014 Carving his Own Path: Abdul-Razak Mohammed Zachariah TD ’17
Abdul-Razak Mohammed Zachariah TD ’17 grew up just fifteen minutes away from campus in West Haven, Connecticut. But at Yale, he has already found ways to expand his worldview—from conversations with classmates and fellow a cappella singers to a summer abroad in Paris.
25 Aug 2014 A treasured Yale landmark reopens to the public
The majestic entrance nave in Sterling Memorial Library reopened to the public on August 25, marking the completion of a major restoration. The project has returned the nave to its original splendor and brought about improvements to better serve the needs of library users.
6 Aug 2014 A New Fund for Battling Cancer
In the first months of 2014, the Yale Cancer Center published a stunning series of new findings—the discovery of a gene expression regulator that causes the progression of breast cancer and its metastasis to the lung; the identification of a mechanism that promotes the spread of melanoma cells; and a successful transplant of human innate immune cells into mouse models, resulting in human immune function at a level never before seen.
6 Aug 2014 Alumni Unite to Endow Lacrosse Programs
Yale launched its rich lacrosse heritage late in the 1800s as one of the first universities in America to play the game competitively at the collegiate level.
5 Jun 2014 Yale Reaches Fundraising Goal for New Colleges
Following the Yale College reunions, Yale has reached its fundraising goal for construction of two new residential colleges, President Peter Salovey has announced.
2 Jun 2014 Iseman Endows Yale’s First Professorship of Poetry
Frederick Iseman has established the Frederick Iseman Professor of Poetry Fund in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences. The endowed chair will support a practicing poet or a scholar teaching poetry or dramatic poetry of any era.
6 May 2014 Yale scientists receives DuPont Young Professor Award
Farren Isaacs, assistant professor in the Department of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology and the Systems Biology Institute, has been selected as a 2014 DuPont Young Professor for his work in synthetic biology and genomic and cellular engineering.
6 May 2014 Fund for Innovation Fuels Online Learning
Last summer, Donald J. Brown, the Philip R. Allen Professor of Economics, taught Yale students in a virtual classroom. The course, Welfare Economics and Equity, was one of several offered through Yale Summer Online, launched in 2012.
29 Apr 2014 Jackson Institute to Welcome Blue Fellows
Neal Blue ’57 has established a director’s fund at the Jackson Institute to provide fellowships for master’s students and to recruit senior fellows as classroom instructors.
17 Apr 2014 Bulldog Blitz Sets New Record for Alumni Giving
Yale College alumni made 2,865 gifts and pledge payments to the Alumni Fund during the Bulldog Blitz, March 30 to April 9, 2014.