Yale University has received a $15 million grant from the Blavatnik Family Foundation, headed by American industrialist and philanthropist Len Blavatnik, to expand the Blavatnik Fund for Innovation at Yale.
Professor Andrew Metrick, founder of the Yale Program on Financial Stability and faculty director of the Master’s Degree in Systemic Risk, is honored for his groundbreaking work on economic policy change.
A major gift from an anonymous donor is launching a pathbreaking program to provide faculty members in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences (FAS) with a suite of opportunities to support their growth as scholars, teachers, and university citizens.
“My dream job,” said Emily Boring PC '18, “combines biology and writing.” Inspired by authors Rachel Carson and Aldo Leopold (Yale F&ES Class of 1909), Emily envisions her future using the power of the written word to convey the urgency of environmental issues.
While in middle school in Honolulu, Hawaii, Donovan Sabog BK ’18 saw a performance by the Yale Alley Cats a cappella troupe that cemented Yale’s position as his “dream school.” He was determined to not only attend Yale, but to join in the school’s beloved musical tradition.
The arrival of Yale’s acceptance letter brought several firsts for Stephanie Hickman TD ’19: she became the first person in her family to attend college and the first person from her high school in Haymarket, Virginia, to be admitted to Yale.