Giving to Yale


21 Nov 2013 Lessons from the Past: Professor Carlos Eire ’79 Ph.D.
When Carlos Eire arrived in the United States from Cuba in 1962, a child without his parents, the only possession he carried was The Imitation of Christ by Thomas à Kempis, a fifteenth-century devotional manual. Some five decades later, as the T. Lawrason Riggs Professor of History & Religious Studies, Eire exposes Yale students to the complex social, intellectual, religious, and cultural history of late medieval and early modern Europe. Students in Eire’s courses delve into the past to find lessons about the present.
21 Nov 2013 Jacobs-Wagner named director of Microbial Diversity Institute at West Campus
Christine Jacobs-Wagner, professor of molecular, cellular and developmental biology and of microbial pathogenesis, has been named the new director of the Microbial Diversity Institute (MDI) at Yale’s West Campus.
20 Nov 2013 Annual Report of Giving to Yale 2012–2013
The Annual Report of Giving to Yale highlights the generosity of donors during 2012–2013.
7 Nov 2013 Baker Gives $25 million for Law School Dormitory
Yale Law School Dean Robert C. Post ’77 announced today a $25 million gift commitment to Yale Law School by Christina and Robert C. Baker ’56 B.A., ’59 LL.B. to secure and renovate the building at 100 Tower Parkway and return dormitory living to Yale Law School.
30 Sep 2013 Historic $250 million gift to Yale from alumnus is largest ever
Yale President Peter Salovey today announced a $250 million gift commitment to the university by Charles B. Johnson, a 1954 graduate of Yale College, who retired last year as chairman of the board of Franklin Resources. This is the largest gift in Yale history.
26 Sep 2013 Academic and Athletic Excellence: Regan Considine BR ’16
For Regan Considine BR ’16, a drive to succeed is important not only in the classroom, but on the water. A native of West Hartford, Connecticut, Regan ranked among the country’s 100 top female high school rowers, and she was heavily recruited to college crew programs.
12 Aug 2013 The Making of the Artist: Anonymous financial aid supports a new generation of artists
Discussing her process with Artforum in 1970, sculptor Eva Hesse '59 explained, "I want to allow myself to get involved in what is happening and what can happen and be completely free to let that go and change."
11 Jul 2013 Inspiring Engineering: Blum fellowships support doctoral candidates at growing school
A recent gift from Marc P. Blum ’64 has created five graduate fellowships that will help Yale recruit world-class students to the School of Engineering and Applied Science.
30 Apr 2013 The Goldman Funds: Jane Goldman Continues a Family Legacy of Giving
A $10 million contribution from the Sol Goldman Charitable Trust, made under the direction of Jane Goldman P ’14, has endowed two professorships in Yale's Faculty of Arts and Sciences as well as an undergraduate scholarship fund.
30 Apr 2013 A New Home for One of Yale's Oldest Student Clubs
The Yale Glee Club holds a special place at a University known for its dedication to the arts.
26 Apr 2013 A "Blitz" of Support for Yale
This April, hundreds of Yale Alumni Fund volunteers participated in the Fund's eight-day Bulldog Blitz campaign, reaching out to their classmates to encourage annual gifts to Yale.
8 Apr 2013 Blavatnik Family Foundation to provide $10 million grant for immunobiology research at Yale
Scientists at Yale University will test a new theory of inflammation and chronic disease, thanks to a $10 million grant from the Blavatnik Family Foundation.
26 Feb 2013 Always Evolving: Professor Stephen C. Stearns ’67
Biologist Stephen Stearns ’67 challenges his students to make connections between human history and what lies ahead for society by examining the relationships among evolution, ecology, and medicine.
22 Feb 2013 Seniors Close Successful Class Gift Campaign
On February 20, the Yale College Class of 2013 completed an energetic Senior Class Gift campaign that raised $39,069 for the University and saw a 96.1% participation rate.
19 Feb 2013 Yale Formally Dedicates the Center for Engineering Innovation and Design
Joined by over 200 students, faculty, staff, and donors, President-elect Peter Salovey formally dedicated the Center for Engineering Innovation and Design.
7 Feb 2013 Yale University and Banco Santander expand partnership
Yale University and Banco Santander entered into formal agreement on Feb. 6 that expands an ongoing partnership in support of international education.
9 Jan 2013 In Her Brother's Memory: The Kirkwood Chair in Theoretical Chemistry
“Theoretical chemistry is all about making connections,” explains Yale chemist John Tully ’64. “Experimental chemists link molecules together in laboratories, and theoretical chemists try to explain why chemical processes happen as they do.”
8 Jan 2013 New Funding for Men's Lacrosse
David Ryan and his sister Susan Ryan Forst ’87 (together with their spouses, Caroline Ryan and Edward Forst) have endowed the men's lacrosse coaching position with a gift honoring their 20th and 25th reunions.
18 Dec 2012 Gift to Yale Bands Recognizes Composer’s Centennial
An anonymous donor has made a generous monetary gift to the University's Yale Band Endowment, in recognition of the centennial year of the birth of Tin Pan Alley composer Rosamonde Safier, making it possible for members of the Yale Bands to have contact with the professional world, much as Rosamonde Safier did.