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Awards Announced in the 2021 Lowell Milken Center ArtEffect Unsung Heroes Art Competition
June 04, 2021
The Lowell Milken Center for Unsung Heroes (LMC) has announced 11 winners of the 6th annual ArtEffect Project, an international art competition that challenges middle and high school students to honor unsung heroes through art.

Lowell Milken Announces 2021 Recipient of $50,000 NIET Founder's Award
March 04, 2021
Douglas MacArthur Elementary in Perry Township Receives $50,000 NIET Founder's Award

Milken Archive of Jewish Music Releases Album By Composer Bruce Adolphe
February 04, 2021
Milken Archive of Jewish Music: The American Experience is releasing its first new album since 2015

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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.

Lowell Milken Introduces NIET's "A Roadmap to Education Excellence"
April 24, 2020
An anniversary edition celebrating twenty years of education excellence through the National Institute for Excellence in Teaching.

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