Impact: How Yale research, programs, and people effect real-world change

Marchers at the 2017 Refugee Run, organized by Integrated Refugee and Immigrant Services (IRIS), walking from East Rock to Downtown New Haven. The march concluded in speeches from city officials, refugees, and others to show support for the resettled members of the community.
Monday, April 30, 2018

Yale’s mission statement is to “[improve] the world today and for future generations through outstanding research and scholarship, education, preservation, and practice.” There are many ways that Yale’s people and programs are doing just that — with laboratory discoveries that translate into new medical breakthroughs, research that influences public policy, new businesses that drive innovation, initiatives that help strengthen communities around the world, and more. 

Here are just some of the stories of how Yale is making an impact in the world today and helping to build the foundation of a better world to come. View Stories