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Carson Macik SY ’22
July 13, 2021
When Carson Macik SY ’22 speaks about his time at Yale, the word he uses most is “formative.” A double major in philosophy and history, Carson has been inspired by these subjects and his other experiences on campus.
Endure McTier SY ’22
July 13, 2021
“I spoke with Yale alumni and current students when I was deciding on where to go to college,” says Endure McTier SY ’22.
A scene from Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare
June 30, 2021
Present and future students at Yale’s drama school will no longer pay tuition, thanks to a landmark gift from entertainment executive and philanthropist David Geffen. The David Geffen School of Drama at Yale University is the only institution of its kind to eliminate tuition for all degree and certificate students, removing financial barriers to access.
Cade Brown SY ’23
June 14, 2021
Even before long-distance runner Cade Brown SY ’23 crossed the finish line to become Bellingham High School’s first cross-country Washington state winner in 2017, his future coach at Yale took notice.
Sapheya Elhadi BK ’23
June 14, 2021
In the early morning hours, Sapheya Elhadi BK ’23 sat awake in her bedroom in Qatar, anxiously awaiting news from across the world.
Yale School of Drama
June 7, 2021
Donald Ware ’71 has endowed the school’s leadership position.
Physician holding brain scans
April 26, 2021
The Chênevert Family Brain Tumor Center aims to set new standards for the diagnosis, treatment, and care of patients with brain tumors.
Yale School of Medicine’s MD Class of 2024 at their white coat ceremony in August 2020.
April 26, 2021
YSM students exploring new intersections of medical research will find support through the new James and Dana Tananbaum Family Scholarship Fund in Medicine.
Nursing home resident looking at medical professional.
April 26, 2021
With David Dominik’s funding, Yale’s groundbreaking economic and social science findings concerning the pandemic are disseminated to government and media figures for high impact.
Decorative image
March 3, 2021
A $100 million gift from FedEx will help launch the Yale Center for Natural Carbon Capture, a new multidisciplinary research hub focused on developing natural solutions for reducing atmospheric carbon.
Yale skyline
February 16, 2021
A transformative gift from Joseph C. Tsai ’86, ’90 J.D., and his wife, Clara Wu Tsai, has launched the Wu Tsai Institute at Yale University, with a mission to understand human cognition and explore human potential by sparking interdisciplinary inquiry.
Tully Goldrick DC ’21
January 4, 2021
“I fell in love with both theater studies and neuroscience,” says Tully Goldrick, a double major and premed student.
Youngeun Kim ’26 PhD
December 21, 2020
Artificial intelligence (AI) is all around us. It powers virtual assistants, smartwatches, map apps, and more. Advances in AI also benefit a range of industries from communications, to agriculture, to healthcare. But AI has an efficiency problem.
Yale building with ivy
October 20, 2020
More than 43,000 of you gave this year to support Yale students and faculty.
Alessandro Zulli ’26 PhD
October 20, 2020
When the SARS-CoV-2 virus caused a global pandemic, PhD candidate Alessandro Zulli began to apply his research in chemical engineering to tracking outbreaks of COVID-19, the disease caused by the virus. “I had already been focused on viral populations,” Alessandro says.
Darnell Battle JE ’21
October 19, 2020
“Ever since I was five, I aspired to go to Yale,” says Connecticut native Darnell Battle JE ’21. “I was so excited when I received my acceptance letter. Yale had always been my first choice for college.”
Yale Leads for Students
October 15, 2020
Each fall, the Yale Alumni Fund’s annual participation challenge is an opportunity for alumni to make a difference for today’s undergraduates. The 2020 participation challenge, Yale Leads for Students, runs from October 19 through October 23.
Aerial view of Yale's campus in the fall
October 1, 2020
Yale’s endowment earned a 6.8% investment return (net of fees) for the year ending June 30, 2020. The endowment value increased from $30.3 billion on June 30, 2019, to $31.2 billion on June 30, 2020.
Student pinning up artwork on a wall
September 23, 2020
A bequest intention from Regina Serniak Stewart will establish a permanent scholarship at the School of Art in memory of her husband, Jack Stewart ’51 BFA.