Giving to Yale


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.
29 Oct 2009 Financial Aid Profile: Allen Zhang ’11
When Allen Zhang ’11 first came to visit Yale, he met students so passionate about their experience he couldn’t wait to become an Eli himself. “They were so helpful I immediately fell in love with the school.”
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.
20 Oct 2009 Morse College Renovations Under Way
With the continued support of generous donors, Morse College became the eleventh residential college to undergo renovation beginning in May 2009.
16 Oct 2009 Bulldogs Return to Campus after Summer in Israel
A cohort of eleven students, the first participants in a new Bulldogs program, returned to Yale this September sharing a novel perspective of Israel.
8 Oct 2009 Norman R. Foster Visiting Professorship Established at Yale University
Pritzker-Prize laureate and Yale School of Architecture alumnus Norman Foster and his family have donated $3 million to Yale School of Architecture to fund a visiting professorship in his name.
8 Oct 2009 Alumni Offer Aid for International Students in Yale’s Environment School
Thanks to Dr. Abigail E. Disney ’82 and her husband, Pierre N. Hauser II ’82, students from developing countries have an opportunity to study at the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies.
2 Oct 2009 Yale Dedicates Greenberg Conference Center for International Programs
On September 21, 2009, Yale University welcomed Maurice Greenberg and other guests to the dedication of a new facility made possible through his leadership gift to Yale.
14 Jul 2009 Reunion Weekend Receptions Recognize Volunteers
Yale kicked off the 2009 reunion season with two receptions recognizing alumni volunteers from the Yale Alumni Fund, Reunion Giving, and the Association of Yale Alumni.
26 Jun 2009 Yale Dedicates First On-Campus Micro Wind Turbines
On May 29, 2009, Yale University celebrated the inauguration of the Prospect Street Windmill Project.
26 Jun 2009 William F. Buckley, Jr. ’50 Papers Join Yale’s Permanent Collection
The papers of William F. Buckley, Jr. ’50 are now part of Yale University’s permanent collection, thanks to the generosity of his son, Christopher T. Buckley ’75.
15 Jun 2009 Next Stop for the Quantum Bus—A New Computer Age: Professor Robert J. Schoelkopf
Robert J. Schoelkopf, professor and researcher in the Yale School of Engineering & Applied Science, is noted for his work on quantum transport, single-electron devices, and charge dynamics in nanostructures.
10 Jun 2009 Authority on South Asian Politics Finds New Home at Yale: Professor Steven I. Wilkinson
Steven I. Wilkinson, the Nilekani Professor in India and South Asian Studies, came to Yale in 2009 to teach and conduct research as part of the University’s new Yale-India Initiative.
10 Jun 2009 Yale Dedicates the Frederick Iseman Theater
Yale School of Drama has announced that the New Theater, a 200-seat, state-of-the-art performance venue located at 1156 Chapel Street, was renamed the Frederick Iseman Theater in a dedication ceremony on May 30.
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).
22 May 2009 Kroon Hall Dedication Celebrates a New Era of Sustainability at Yale
On May 7, 2009, Yale University celebrated the dedication of Kroon Hall as the new home of the School of Forestry & Environmental Studies. More than 170 alumni, parents, and friends gathered in the building’s Burke Auditorium for the event.
20 May 2009 Harold W. Attridge appointed first Henry L. Slack Dean of Yale Divinity School
Harold W. Attridge has been appointed as the first Reverend Henry L. Slack Dean of Yale Divinity School (YDS).
18 May 2009 Sterling Fellows celebrate with dinner and musical celebration
The Sterling Fellows, a society of Yale’s leadership donors, convened May 5, 2009, at New York City’s Rockefeller Center for their ninth gathering. Whitney MacMillan ’51, who chairs the fellowship, joined Provost Peter Salovey ’86 Ph.D. in the Rainbow Room to host a dinner and musical celebration.
27 Apr 2009 Yale Tomorrow Campaign Committees Gather for On-Campus Meeting
On April 13 and 14, 2009, more than seventy members of the Yale Tomorrow Campaign Committees met in New Haven for a Campaign update and an in-depth discussion about plans for West Campus and the new residential colleges.