Giving to Yale


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.
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.
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.