Giving to Yale


10 Mar 2016 Forging a New Path: Dasia Moore PC '18
When it came time to choose a college, Dasia Moore PC ’18 says she wanted to attend a school that would challenge her academically, while at the same time allow her to explore her wide-ranging interests. “I wanted a school where I could be involved on campus and in the local community,” said the Reidsville, North Carolina, native. “Yale seemed like a fantastic fit.”
9 Mar 2016 Center for Teaching and Learning Expands Educational Innovation
In October 2015, Juliana Ramos-Ruano sat among students in the class Minds and Brains in America. But while undergraduates took notes on the history of medicine, she focused on Professor Henry Cowles’ teaching style.
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.”
19 Jan 2016 $50 Million Gift to Help Fund Humanities Hub, Create Endowment
Yale University has received an anonymous gift of $50 million toward the planned renovation of the Hall of Graduate Studies, a project that will transform the historic structure into a central home for humanities education and scholarship on Yale’s campus.
12 Jan 2016 PepsiCo Chairman & CEO Indra K. Nooyi ’80 Endows Deanship at Yale School of Management
Indra K. Nooyi ’80, chairman and chief executive officer of PepsiCo, Inc., has made a landmark gift to endow the deanship of the Yale School of Management and inaugurate the Fifth Decade Innovation Fund.
2 Nov 2015 Students Recognize Donor Generosity on Elihu Day
On October 14, 2015, more than 1,300 students from across the campus wrote personal thank-you cards to Yale donors on the fifth annual Elihu Day.
23 Sep 2015 A New Target for Access Yale
Building on last year’s outstanding results, Yale has revised its fundraising goal for Access Yale from $200 million to $250 million.
4 Jun 2015 Alumni to Fund an Expanded Swimming Facility
With swimming and diving alumni leading the way, Yale has taken another step toward renovating its pool facility at Payne Whitney Gymnasium. The $47 million project will be fully donor funded.
21 May 2015 An “Explorer” Sets His Course at Yale: Kristo Ment MC ’17
The four thousand miles that separate New Haven from Kristo Ment’s hometown of Pärnu, Estonia, are trifling compared to the distances he considers in the classroom.
20 May 2015 Finding Her Place at Yale: Viviana Andazola Marquez SY ’18
As a high school student in Thornton, Colorado, Viviana Andazola Marquez worked hard and aimed high, earning grades that gained her admission to Yale, Harvard, and Princeton. But even after she chose Yale, she worried about the culture—how would a first-generation college student from a family of limited means fit in at an Ivy League school?
20 May 2015 Taking a Chance on Yale: Nadezhda (Nadya) Stryuk PC ’17
As Nadya Stryuk prepared her college applications, Yale represented several unknowns: A student in Voronezh, Russia, she had never been to the United States, and she didn’t know what she wanted to study.
12 May 2015 Landmark Gift from Stephen A. Schwarzman '69 to Establish Campus Center at Yale
President Peter Salovey has announced a $150 million gift by Blackstone founder and Yale alumnus Stephen A. Schwarzman ’69 to create a world-class campus center by renovating the historic Commons and Memorial Hall.
22 Apr 2015 Yale Celebrates Start of Construction for its New Colleges
President Peter Salovey and an assembly of university leaders, alumni benefactors, New Haven city officials, and project team members gathered on April 16 to celebrate the construction now under way for its two new residential colleges.
15 Apr 2015 Mellon Foundation Makes Challenge Grant to Fund Conservation Science at Yale
Yale University has received a $2 million grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to advance the field of conservation science. The grant supports Yale’s Institute for the Preservation of Cultural Heritage and funds its Aging Diagnostics Laboratory.
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.
25 Mar 2015 Gift to Transform Hall of Graduate Studies Honors David Swensen
Lisbet Rausing and Peter Baldwin ’78 have made a major contribution toward the restoration of the Hall of Graduate Studies (HGS) and its transformation into a home for the humanities at Yale, President Peter Salovey ’86 Ph.D. announced.
23 Mar 2015 Universia and Launch employment Portal for Yale
The Labor Community has developed an exclusive, customized employment portal for Yale that provides its students and graduates with access to job and internship opportunities across Ibero-America.
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.