Press Releases

Five Schools from Arizona, Indiana, Louisiana, South Carolina, and Texas Named Finalists in Prestigious NIET Founder’s Award
March 09, 2023
Five school finalists in the running for $50,000 grand prize award.

Three Nevada Educators Honored with 2023 Milken Educator Awards for Excellence in Education
February 15, 2023
Jason Murray, Rejily Soriano, and Liz Barnum are all inspiring NV educators whose dedication to helping their students succeed, and examples of being innovative and inspiring leaders of excellence in education have earned them the recognition of the 2023 Milken Educator's Award.

Stephen Wise Temple and Schools Break Ground on Aaron Milken Center
November 13, 2022
With the guidance and vision of Lowell Milken and the generous support of the Lowell Milken Family Foundation, the Aaron Milken Center at Wise temple and School has broken ground on building its state-of-the-art facility.

In The News

A Dave Brubeck Cantata Boasts Star Soloists: His Sons

February 24, 2023
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Lowell Milken Reflects on 40th Anniversary of the Milken Family Foundation
January 28, 2022

NIET 2020 Chairman's Letter: Lowell Milken on 20 Years of Educator Excellence
December 03, 2020
2020 marks 20 years of advancing the National Institute for Excellence in Teaching’s mission of building educator excellence to give all students the opportunity for success.

Interview with 2020 ArtEffect Project Grand Prize Winner: Charles Rounds III
May 29, 2020
Charles Rounds III, a senior at Power Academic and Performing Arts Complex in Jackson, Mississippi, won the $6,000 grand prize in the ArtEffect Project, a student art competition sponsored by the Lowell Milken Center for Unsung Heroes. Charles’s “Saved by Science” depicts Dr. Eugene Lazowski, who saved thousands of Polish Jews during World War II by injecting them with a harmless bacteria that caused them to test positive for typhus. We spoke with Charles about his winning work, making art during the COVID-19 pandemic and how he plans to use his artistic talents to revitalize his community.

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