Giving to Yale


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.
8 Apr 2009 Yale Alumnus Sets Sights on Feeding Africa’s Hungry
Yale’s undergraduate program prepares students who go on to make incredible contributions to the world. Andrew Youn ’00 is no exception.
3 Apr 2009 Transformational Gift to Create Jackson Institute for Global Affairs
President Richard C. Levin announced that Yale has received a $50 million gift to establish the Jackson Institute for Global Affairs.
11 Mar 2009 Seattle Celebrates Yale Tomorrow
Alumni, parents, and friends gathered in Seattle for the latest celebration of the Yale Tomorrow campaign. Located at the ACT—A Contemporary Theatre on Union Street in downtown, the event was hosted by President Richard C. Levin ’74 Ph.D. and Corporation Fellow Mimi G. Gates ’81 Ph.D.
11 Feb 2009 Picasso’s Head of Fernande Debuts at the Yale University Art Gallery
Thanks to the generosity of John W. ’67 and Susan Jackson, visitors to the Yale University Art Gallery have a new opportunity to experience the work of 20th century master artist, Pablo Picasso.
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.