Giving to Yale


4 Jan 2012 Yale University Art Gallery announces $11 million gift to name new exhibition spaces
The Yale University Art Gallery has received an $11 million commitment from Stephen D. Susman, a member of the Yale College Class of 1962, to support the creation of new exhibition galleries as part of the museum’s current renovation and expansion.
1 Dec 2011 Yale-led Team Finds Carbon Dioxide Plunged as Antarctica Froze
Molecules left behind by algae 34 million years ago provide new evidence of carbon dioxide as a trigger of global climate change.
16 Nov 2011 Annual Report of Giving to Yale Now Online
All parts of the Yale community came together in an extraordinary show of support during 2010-2011.
10 Nov 2011 Luce Foundation, marking 75th anniversary, awards major grant to Jackson Institute
Yale’s Jackson Institute for Global Affairs has received a commitment of $2.5 million from the Henry Luce Foundation, enabling the institute’s director, James Levinsohn, to augment resources for priorities of the institute.
2 Nov 2011 Elihu Day Celebrates a Tradition of Giving to Yale
On November 2, 2011, students from across the campus participated in Elihu Day, an event to celebrate and thank donors to Yale.
20 Sep 2011 University Celebrates Yale Tomorrow Campaign
On September 16–17, 2011, Yale University hosted some 500 alumni, parents, and friends at a gala celebration of the Yale Tomorrow campaign.
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.
29 Jul 2011 Yale Establishes Kissinger Archives and the Johnson Center for the Study of American Diplomacy
Henry A. Kissinger has donated nearly one million documents and objects covering his life as a diplomat, scholar, teacher, and citizen. And Charles B. Johnson ’54 has funded a center at Yale dedicated to their study.
5 Jul 2011 Yale Tomorrow Campaign Raises $3.881 Billion
Yale University concluded the largest fundraising campaign in its history on June 30, 2011, with a total of $3.881 billion raised. Yale Tomorrow remained ahead of schedule for all five years and has substantially exceeded its goal of $3.5 billion.
21 Jun 2011 Yale Establishes Literature Prizes to Implement Extraordinary Legacy of Novelist and Memoirist Donald Windham
Yale University President Richard C. Levin today announced the establishment of The Donald Windham - Sandy M. Campbell Literature Prizes.
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.
7 Jun 2011 Collections Go Digital
Yale boasts the world’s seventh largest library system, with over 10 million volumes in 21 libraries, and its gallery and museum collections stand among the nation’s finest. Now, plans for a core facility to digitize these holdings promise to revolutionize their use in the lab and classroom.
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.
18 May 2011 Pursuing a Passion for Design and Service: Kenny Castañeda '12
The son of a contractor, Kenny Castañeda ’12 spent his youth building things: finishing his family’s Burr Ridge, Illinois, home and volunteering with Habitat for Humanity in Florida and New Orleans.
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.
11 May 2011 Yale Dedicates Reese Stadium
Yale offically dedicates Reese Stadium, named for leadership donors Jonathan ’90 and Jason ’87 Reese.
18 Apr 2011 The Power of a Single Question: Professor Bryan Garsten
Yale Professor of Political Science Bryan Garsten often relies on one question to drive classroom discussion. Why do you become angry when you see injustice? Is self-reliance a form of selfishness? Have you actually consented to your government? These queries open doors into the complex works of Plato, Emerson, and Locke and explore their continued importance for modern politics.
4 Apr 2011 Senior Class Giving Reaches All-Time High
Tully McLoughlin MC ’11 and Haley Cohen DC ’11 led classmates to a record-breaking Senior Class Gift.
30 Mar 2011 Yale and Gilead Sciences Launch Research Collaboration
A multiyear program will explore the genetic basis and molecular mechanisms of cancer.