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"The only people who develop human potential and character as a calling are educators. This puts the men and women who become teachers and principals in a position of unique power for helping to secure the future."

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Commencement Address at Chapman University

Alerting graduates to a "seismic shift" underway due to transfer of wealth between generations, Lowell Milken accepted honorary Doctor of Humane Letters from George L. Argyros School of Business

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Hoffmitz Milken Center for Typography Symposium and Opening Celebration

Photos from the grand opening celebration and inaugural symposium: Typography_Past/Present/Future at the Hoffmitz Milken Center for Typography at Art Center College of Design.

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Advancing the Role of the Teacher Leader

"We must be able to put in place models in which teachers can grow professionally to reach their potential."

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2016 TAP Founder's Award Goes to Southport Elementary School

Get an in-depth look at what earned this Indiana school a $50,000 award for excellence.

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Lowell Milken Institute Sandler Prize for New Entrepreneurs

April 12, 2016: After a public round of competition involving five finalist teams, a panel of distinguished judges announced that the 100K Lowell Milken Institute Sandler Prize for New Entrepreneurs was awarded to pasCARE, an innovative medical device startup.

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Making an Impact

Creating opportunities for people and communities to achieve excellence has been Lowell Milken's lifelong pursuit. At the crux of that pursuit and passion has been education reform. Through his business ventures and philanthropic efforts, Lowell has provided thousands of students with high-quality teachers, thousands of talented teachers with powerful opportunities for recognition, career advancement and professional growth, and hundreds of organizations with the ideas and resources they need to make a difference in the world.


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LMI Sandler Prize for New Entrepreneurs Awarded to Innovative Medical Device Startup

The Lowell Milken Institute Sandler Prize for New Entrepreneurs was awards to pasCARE, an innovative medical device startup.

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Featured Photo

Lowell Milken, chairman and co-founder of the Milken Family Foundation, tells the students at Blue Valley Northwest High School that he has dedicated his life, money and time to improve education for young people across the country. Click on the image above to learn more.

Video Spotlight

Lowell Milken and Three Milken Educators Discuss Award’s Impact on Bloomberg Radio

The national education podcast "Bloomberg EDU" devotes entire show to celebrating the Milken Educator Award.

Jane Williams, host of Bloomberg Radio's "Bloomberg EDU speaks with Lowell Milken, co-founder and chairman of the Milken Family Foundation about education reform and recognizing outstanding teachers. Three recipients, Wade Whitehead, Cindy Moss and Nader Twal, talk about the impact the Milken Educator Award has had on their careers.

Listen to the full Interview here.

In The News

Unsung Heroes Art Competition Awards $7,500 Grand Prize Announced

April 01, 2016
Lowell Milken Center for Unsung
Fort Scott, KS

Local Teacher Wins Educator Award and $25,000

November 18, 2015
Chico, CA