Giving to Yale


19 May 2017 Ed Bass Names New Lecture Hall for Yale’s O.C. Marsh
Edward P. Bass ’67 has made a major contribution toward a 500-seat lecture hall that will be a premier part of the new Yale Science Building, now under construction on Science Hill. The building and its lecture hall are part of an ambitious series of projects designed to transform Science Hill and make it a more integral part of the Yale campus.
29 Aug 2016 Yale and Tata Group Form Research Alliance
Yale University and the Tata group have launched a far-ranging research collaboration that builds on their shared strengths in discovery, technology, and innovation. The alliance is led at Yale by Nicholas Christakis ’84, co-director of the Yale Institute for Network Science.
18 Aug 2016 Blavatnik Family Foundation Provides $10 million for Innovation in the Life Sciences at Yale University
Yale University has announced a $10 million grant from the Blavatnik Family Foundation, headed by American industrialist and philanthropist Len Blavatnik, to advance entrepreneurship in the life sciences at Yale and to expedite the development, application, and commercialization of breakthrough research.
4 Aug 2016 Yale leads research collaboration to explore origins of the universe
Yale physics professor David DeMille has launched a pioneering investigation into the origins of the universe with support from the John Templeton Foundation and the Heising-Simons Foundation.
5 May 2016 James S. Tyler, Jr. ’65 D.Eng. Endows Fund for Yale CEID
Yale has announced a $20 million commitment from James S. Tyler, Jr. ’65 D.Eng. to endow a director’s resource fund in the Center for Engineering Innovation and Design, a program and design laboratory serving Yale’s School of Engineering & Applied Sciences and the greater Yale community.
29 Jan 2016 Sharing a Passion for Minerals
David Friend ’69 attributes his life’s path to a discovery he made as a child. Exploring the I-95 construction site near his home in New Rochelle, New York, Friend uncovered a pocket of mica and quartz crystals in the recently blasted rock. Their brilliance and complexity sparked questions that led to his life-long interests in science and mineralogy. “My passion for minerals came from inspiration, not textbooks,” said Friend. “The variety and beauty of minerals is astonishing.”
30 Mar 2015 Yale launches expansion of the Department of Computer Science
The university has announced important steps in a long-planned expansion of the Department of Computer Science, with enhancements in both faculty and classroom resources.
23 Mar 2015 Helmsley Charitable Trust Supports STEM Education at Yale
The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust has awarded a grant to establish four postdoctoral fellowships at Yale and to fund summer institutes for faculty members at Yale and other colleges in the region. The grant aims to improve STEM education through evidence-based teaching methods.
17 Mar 2015 Opening a Window on Quantum Gravity
A grant from the W.M. Keck Foundation will fund experiments by Jack Harris, associate professor of physics, exploring how the classical behavior of macroscopic objects emerges from microscopic constituents that obey the laws of quantum mechanics.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.”