Giving to Yale


1 Jan 2008 Hewlett Foundation Supports Online Debut of Free Courses
With generous support from the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, Yale University recently launched Open Yale Courses, an innovative project offering some of Yale’s most popular courses online and free of charge.
1 Jan 2008 Light Fellowships Prepare Students for Success in International Chinese Language Debate
When Yale’s Chinese language debate team spent a week in Beijing representing the United States, the Richard U. Light ’24 Fellowship program played a critical role in their success.
1 Dec 2007 Rededication Celebrates a New Beginning for Silliman College
More than 150 alumni, friends, students, and faculty gathered for the recent rededication of Silliman College, marking a new beginning for the College, the eighth of Yale’s residential complexes to undergo a top-to-bottom renovation.
1 Dec 2007 Yale Dedicates the Anne T. and Robert M. Bass Library
On November 30, 2007, Yale University hosted the official dedication of the Anne T. and Robert M. Bass Library. Special guests at the event included donors William H. Wright II ’82 and Carmen and John Thain P ’08.
18 Nov 2007 Rededication of Yale Bowl Marks Milestone for Athletics Tomorrow and the Bulldog’s Football Tradition
A party of more than 600 alumni, parents, and friends gathered in Coxe Cage November 17, 2007, to celebrate the top-to-bottom renovation of Yale Bowl, a national landmark now in its ninety-third season of gridiron action.
18 Nov 2007 New York City Welcomes Yale Tomorrow for Regional Launch
New York City, a longtime destination of dreams for Yale alumni, served as an ideal location for the latest Yale Tomorrow regional launch.
1 Nov 2007 Yale Salutes its London Campaign Committee
The historic Spencer House was the setting for a recent celebration of alumni, parents, and friends in the London area.
1 Nov 2007 Yale Climate Scientist Honored by Packard Foundation
The David and Lucile Packard Foundation recently awarded Alexey Fedorov a fellowship for his research on large-scale interactions between tropical oceans and the atmosphere.
1 Nov 2007 Steven Kumble ’54 Supports Scholarships for International Experience
A recent gift by Steven J. Kumble ’54 will provide financial aid in Yale College, supporting both American students studying abroad and international students studying at Yale.
1 Nov 2007 Kempner Fund an Essential Resource in a Fast-changing Field
A recent gift from Thomas Kempner ’75 creates a fellowship fund that will be awarded to Ph.D. candidates to underwrite their research.
1 Nov 2007 Yale Celebrates Danforth Gift for Native American Cultural Center
A generous gift from Fred Danforth ’73, P’11 and Carlene B. Larsson P’11, funding a new position at Yale’s Native American Cultural Center, was the focus of a recent celebration.
1 Nov 2007 Yale Looks to Support the Next Leaders in the Arts
Yale attracts the nation’s most talented students to its arts programs, graduating the dramatists, musicians, artists, and architects who define the best of America’s culture. Endowed financial aid is a growing part of this great Yale tradition.
1 Nov 2007 Jonathan Edwards Under Renovation, Calhoun Next on the List
Jonathan Edwards College has embarked on a yearlong renovation. The renovation is part of a phased program to upgrade all twelve of the residential colleges. Calhoun College is the next in line
31 Oct 2007 Yale–New Haven Receives Naming Gift for Cancer Hospital
Joel E. Smilow ’54 will make a major gift to support the new, 14-story cancer hospital currently under construction at Yale–New Haven.
31 Oct 2007 Noted Alumnus and Conservationist Endows Deanship of the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies
Carl W. Knobloch, Jr. ’51 has endowed the deanship of the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies.
5 Oct 2007 Yale Tomorrow Celebrates Boston Regional Launch
A harbor steeped in history, a crisp fall evening, and the newly opened Institute for Contemporary Art set the stage for the unveiling of the Yale Tomorrow campaign in Boston.
5 Oct 2007 Indra Nooyi Hosts Yale Alumni and Parents
Indra Nooyi, SOM alum, Corporation fellow, and CEO of PepsiCo, introduced her guests to Yale President Richard C. Levin during an intimate dinner at Pepsi’s historic Calloway House.
25 Sep 2007 Frederick Frank ’54 to Endow New Chair in the Yale School of Management
Frederick Frank has announced a $5 million bequest to create a new professorship in the Yale School of Management.
20 Sep 2007 T. Kyle Vanderlick Named Dean of Engineering
T. Kyle Vanderlick appointed Dean of Engineering and the Thomas E. Golden Professor of Engineering.