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The Milken Educator Awards Celebrates 30 Years of Teaching Excellence

October 05, 2016

Called the ‘Oscars of Teaching,’ the Milken Educator Awards is the oldest teacher recognition program of its kind in the Nation, and has given $68 million in awards.

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National Institute for Excellence in Teaching Receives Federal TIF Grant

September 30, 2016

The National Institute for Excellence in Teaching (NIET) has received a $49 million, five-year federal Teacher Incentive Fund (TIF) grant.

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

April 13, 2016

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

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2016 TAP Founder's Award Finalists Announced

March 18, 2016

The National Institute for Excellence in Teaching (NIET) today announced six finalists for the prestigious TAP Founder's Award.

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Lowell Milken Awarded Honorary Doctorate by Chapman University

May 23, 2015

Lowell Milken accepted an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters from Chapman University on Saturday, May 23, during commencement ceremonies at the George L. Argyros School of Business and Economics.

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Pecan Grove Primary School Receives TAP Founder's Award

March 14, 2015

Pecan Grove Primary School in Ascension Parish, Louisiana, Receives $50,000 TAP Founder's Award from Lowell Milken.

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Art Center College Announces new Hoffmitz Milken Center for Typography

December 01, 2014

The new Hoffmitz Milken Center for Typography established to reinforce the value of letterform knowledge in contemporary visual culture.

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Expansion of Lowell Milken Center for Unsung Heroes Welcomed by Community

September 16, 2014


Lowell Milken Center for Unsung Heroes moves ahead with plans to construct a new 6,000 square foot exhibit hall.

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LMI-Sandler Prize for New Entrepreneurs

June 25, 2014

The Lowell Milken Family Foundation and the Richard and Ellen Sandler Family Foundation announce the creation of the Lowell Milken Institute-Sandler Prize

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2014 Lowell Milken TAP Founder's Award Announced

March 08, 2014

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Carter High School in Knox County Schools, Tennessee, received the 2014 Lowell Milken TAP Founder’s Award at this year’s National TAP Conference.

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