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News on Giving and Impact


Wednesday, October 4, 2023


Yale Law School Launches Crossing Divides Program

Yale Law School Dean Heather K. Gerken announced today the launch of the Ronnie F. Heyman ’72 Crossing Divides Program, designed to foster discourse across the political and ideological spectrum and reinforce the core values of lawyering.

Friday, June 2, 2023


Leslie M. Gomez ’95 Fosters Diverse Alumni Community as President of YLSA

A Q&A with Leslie M. Gomez ’95 on her experience serving on the Executive Committee and the driving force behind her involvement. 

Friday, January 6, 2023


Scholarship Established in Honor of Lani Guinier ’74

A year after her death in 2022, Yale Law School has created the Lani Guinier ’74 Memorial Scholarship.

Wednesday, November 23, 2022


Margaret H. Marshall ’76: “Do What You Can Today”

Margaret H. Marshall ’76 has always been an advocate for justice at heart. But she never thought she would be a lawyer. 

Thursday, July 14, 2022


Travis Torrence ’05 Begins Term as Fund Board Chair With Passion To Pay It Forward

Yale Law School caught up with Travis Torrence ’05 at the start of his term as Fund Board Chair.

Tuesday, April 19, 2022


Craig Newmark Philanthropies Continues Support for MFIA Clinic

The Media Freedom and Information Access (MFIA) clinic at Yale Law School has received a third year of support from Craig Newmark Philanthropies.

Monday, February 21, 2022


Yale Law School Announces Tuition-Free Scholarships for Highest Need Students

The Hurst Horizon Scholarship Program expands the Law School’s robust financial aid offerings to level the playing field for students with significant financial need.

Tuesday, January 18, 2022


Yale Law School Announces Visiting Professorship

Yale Law School announced the creation of the Michael Doyle ’62 and Bunny Winter Distinguished Visiting Professor of Law.

Wednesday, November 3, 2021


Ludwig Program in Public Sector Leadership Empowers Students to Serve Others

With a charge to equip the next generation of leaders with the skills they need to make a positive difference in the lives of others, Yale Law School announced the launch of the Carol and Gene Ludwig Program in Public Sector Leadership.

Wednesday, November 3, 2021


Chae Initiative in Private Sector Leadership Prepares Business Leaders of the Future

Seeking to train dynamic business leaders capable of handling complex issues resulting from a rapidly changing world, Yale Law School announced the launch of the Michael S. and Alexa B. Chae Initiative in Private Sector Leadership.

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