Press Releases

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

2020 Lowell Milken-PCF Young Investigator Award Announced
December 16, 2020
The Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) today announced the Class of 2020 Young Investigator Award recipients totaling $6 million in funding for innovative prostate cancer research.

In The News


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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