Giving to Yale


14 Sep 2011 Yale To Launch Energy Sciences Institute on West Campus
A gift of $25 million from Thomas Steyer '79 and his wife, Kathryn Taylor will help launch an Energy Sciences Institute on West Campus, uniting the best research of Yale’s physicists, chemists, geologists, biologists, and engineers.
7 Jun 2011 Landmark Gift Establishes Institute for the Preservation of Cultural Heritage at Yale University
Yale University President Richard C. Levin today announced the creation of the Yale Institute for the Preservation of Cultural Heritage, funded by a gift of $25 million from Lisbet Rausing and Peter Baldwin '78.
20 May 2011 Symposium Brings Pharmaceutical Industry Leaders to Yale
Company executives and academic scientists met May 18 at Yale's West Campus for a freewheeling discussion about rejuvenating the way drugs are discovered.
16 May 2011 Yale and Patricia and Peter Gruber Announce Establishment of the Gruber Foundation at Yale
Yale and Patricia and Peter Gruber Announce Establishment of the Gruber Foundation at Yale.
30 Mar 2011 Yale and Gilead Sciences Launch Research Collaboration
A multiyear program will explore the genetic basis and molecular mechanisms of cancer.
24 Mar 2011 Alumnus John Malone Commits $50 Million to Yale’s Engineering School
John Malone ’63 has committed $50 million to endow ten faculty positions in Yale’s Engineering School.
29 Sep 2010 Three Tiny Qubits, Another Big Step Toward Quantum Computing
A team led by Yale researchers has achieved the entanglement of three solid-state qubits, or quantum bits, for the first time.
24 Sep 2010 Scientists Recreate Extreme Conditions Deep in Earth’s Interior
A study by Yale and UC Berkeley sheds light on the Earth’s internal heating and cooling processes.
30 Oct 2009 Research Symposium Celebrates New Sackler Institute
On October 16, Yale dedicated the Raymond and Beverly Sackler Institute for Biological, Physical, and Engineering Sciences.
21 Oct 2009 Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale-New Haven celebrates formal dedication
Donors Joel ’54 and Joan Smilow joined with Yale and city leaders October 21 to dedicate the Smilow Cancer Hospital.
2 Jun 2009 Fox Foundation Funds Researchers’ Work on Parkinson’s Disease
The Michael J. Fox Foundation has awarded $125,000 to Yale biomedical engineers Mark Saltzman and Michael Levene for research aiming to overcome obstacles to drug delivery in regions of the brain affected by Parkinson’s disease (PD).
14 Jan 2009 Donaghue Grant Supports Healthy Outcomes for Women at Risk for Type 2 Diabetes
The Yale Center for Clinical Investigation, in partnership with the Fair Haven Community Health Center, has received the first Donaghue Program for Research Leadership grant from The Patrick and Catherine Weldon Donaghue Medical Foundation.
4 Nov 2008 Dr. Raymond and Beverly Sackler Fund New Institute for Biological, Physical, and Engineering Sciences
Research collaboration among scientists working in the traditionally unrelated fields of biology, physics, and engineering has gained new momentum at Yale, thanks to a gift from Dr. Raymond and Beverly Sackler.
26 Jun 2008 Yale Researchers Receive Donaghue Awards For Work on Global Healthcare, Depression
Research projects by two investigators have been given a boost with awards from the Patrick and Catherine Weldon Donaghue Medical Research Foundation for Health-Related Research.
5 May 2008 Campaign Committees Convene at Yale’s New West Campus
More than sixty members of the Yale Tomorrow Campaign Committees met to discuss how the new West Campus will affect Yale and the Campaign.
11 Apr 2008 $10 Million Gift Will Drive Research, Trials of New Skin Cancer Treatments
With a gift of $10 million to the School of Medicine, Roz Milstein and Jerry Meyer are helping to expand the School’s research and treatment programs in melanoma.
11 Apr 2008 New Faculty Prize Will Recognize Superb Patient Care
The School of Medicine has announced the creation of the David J. Leffell Prize for Clinical Excellence, an annual award.
27 Feb 2008 Yale College Curriculum Cultivates Skills in Science
When Mary Attardo ’11, a freshman from Staten Island, New York, decided to come to Yale, she was looking for a challenge.
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.