Giving to Yale


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.
7 Apr 2014 Matthew Simon selected as a 2014 Searle Scholar
Matthew Simon, assistant professor of molecular biophysics and biochemistry, and member of the Chemical Biology Institute was selected as one of fifteen 2014 Searle Scholars.
14 Mar 2014 Expert in conservation science to head Institute for the Preservation of Cultural Heritage
Conservation scientist and professor Stefan Simon has been named director of the newly established Institute for the Preservation of Cultural Heritage (IPCH) at Yale's West Campus.
12 Mar 2014 Students Reflect, Give Back During Senior Class Gift Campaign
From January 29 to February 19, 96.6 percent of the Yale College Class of 2014 participated in the annual Senior Class Gift campaign.
10 Mar 2014 Stavros Niarchos Foundation makes landmark gift to Yale School of Art
Yale has received a contribution of $5 million from the Stavros Niarchos Foundation to support core priorities of the Yale School of Art, while naming in perpetuity the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Dean.
19 Feb 2014 Prestigious award to Yale lab to be paid in DNA
Farren Isaacs, assistant professor of molecular, cellular, and developmental biology and a researcher in the Systems Biology Institute at West Campus, has been awarded a million base pairs of synthetic DNA after being selected as the 2014 Gen9 G-prize winner.
4 Feb 2014 An Ethical Education: Professor Susan Rose-Ackerman '70 Ph.D.
How do nations make and enforce the policies that govern their economies? How do public officials and private citizens in business and civil society balance competing interests against the public good? Susan Rose-Ackerman '70 Ph.D. has explored these questions at Yale since 1987.
21 Jan 2014 Novel Approaches to Math and Science
To support trailblazers like Rolf, Antonio Magliocco, Jr. '74 and Carla Solomon '75 have made a generous contribution to Yale's Science Teaching Fund, a new resource to promote education in the STEM areas: science, technology, engineering, and math.
8 Jan 2014 Gender Impacts in Medicine
New endowments advance research in women's health
4 Dec 2013 Jeffrey Loria ’62 Dedicates Sculpture to Honor Yale’s President
On Monday, November 18, members of the Yale community formally welcomed a new sculpture to a campus already known for its distinctive art and architecture. Habakuk, a fifteen-foot, bronze work by surrealist Max Ernst, is a gift of Jeffrey H. Loria ’62 and is dedicated to President Peter Salovey ’86 Ph.D. in honor of his inauguration as Yale’s 23rd president.
2 Dec 2013 A New Commitment to Art Conservation
Alan Dworsky '52 endows objects conservator position at the Yale University Art Gallery
25 Nov 2013 Students Celebrate Giving on Elihu Day
On November 6, 2013, more than 1,000 Yale students stopped to write personal thank-you cards to donors on the third annual Elihu Day.