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Milken Educator Award winner announced for teacher at Blue Valley West
February 08, 2024
KCTV 5
KANSAS CITY, MO

2 New Orleans area teachers stunned with prestigious Milken Awards worth $25,000
February 07, 2024
NOLA.com
New Orleans, LA

New Iberia math teacher wins $25k award
February 06, 2024
klfy.com
NEW IBERIA, LA

UCLA Law philanthropy program receives $8 million from Lowell Milken
January 16, 2024
Philanthropy News Digest
NY, NY

UCLA Law launches New Lowell Milken Center to address ‘revolutionary change’ in philanthropy and non-profits.
January 12, 2024
UCLA NEWS
Los Angeles

Milken Foundation Honors Four Outstanding Jewish Educators
December 14, 2023
The Jewish Journal
Los Angeles, CA

WEALTHIEST ANGELENOS 2023
December 13, 2023
Los Angeles Times
LA, CA

Indio Teacher Survives Deadliest US Shooting, Wins Educator Award
December 08, 2023
Patch Media
PALM DESERT, CA

Faulkner County teachers earn Milken Educator Awards
November 08, 2023
The Log Cabin Democrat / thecabin.net
Conway, AR

Richmond Elementary’s Paige Leddy honored with prestigious Milken Educator Award
October 10, 2023
The Sun Media Group
Westerly, RI

Jewish educators surprised with awards for exemplary work
October 05, 2023
Beverly Press
Los Angeles, CA

Greenbrier teacher named Milken Educator Award winner
October 04, 2023
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Arkansas

Milken Foundation names third Arkansan as education award-winner
October 04, 2023
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Arkansas

Eden Prairie High senior honored for the unsung heroes she's uncovered
October 03, 2023
Star Tribune
Minneapolis, MN

Springdale middle school math teacher awarded $25K ‘Milken Educator Award’
October 03, 2023
Arkansas Times
Arkansas

District 55's Major Federal Grant
September 28, 2023
The Clinton Chronical
Clinton, SC

Honoring the Unsung Heroes Who Teach Our Children
September 21, 2023
Jewish Journal
Los Angeles, CA

Loup County High School celebrates two winners in international competition
September 18, 2023
News Channel Nebraska
Grand Island, NE

Hutchinson native and Junction City teacher named Lowell Milken Center fellow
July 11, 2023
The Hutchinson News - USA Today
Hutchinson, KS

Los Lunas teacher honored with prestigious fellowship
July 20, 2023
Valencia County News-Bulletin | Number Nine Media
Belen, NM

Lowell Milken Institute Hosts Third-Annual Silicon Beach Conference
July 10, 2023
UCLA Law Magazine
Los Angeles CA

LOWELL MILKEN FELLOWS FOR 2023: JUN 18-23
June 17, 2023
Fort Scott News
Fort Scott, KS

Jericho Student Earns Prize in International ARTEFFECT Competition
June 16, 2023
Patch Media
Syosset, NY

Junction City educator awarded prestigious leadership Fellowship
June 08, 2023
WIBW - Gray Media Group Inc.
Topeka. KS

Hartland grad wins 'best in show' for international art competition on unsung heroes
June 05, 2023
livingstondaily.com - USA TODAY Network
Howell, MI

LA500 2023: Lowell Milken
June 05, 2023
Los Angeles Business Journal
LA, CA

‘Righteousness and Bravery: A Concert for Sugihara’ at UCLA
May 17, 2023
Los Angeles Japanese Daily News.
Los Angeles, CA

LPSS educator recognized at Milken Educator Award Gala in Los Angeles
May 05, 2023
KATC ABC
Lafayette Parish, LA

Petal math teacher receives prestigious national award
May 05, 2023
WDAM
Moselle, MS

Drew Central teacher receives Milken prize
April 30, 2023
Arkansas Democratic Gazette
Arkansas

UCLA concert honors Japanese diplomat’s acts of bravery during the Holocaust
April 27, 2023
UCLA NEWSROOM
Los Angeles

Easley school among national award finalists
March 07, 2023
Pickens County Courier
Pickens, SC

Two local teachers rewarded for their efforts with $25k checks
February 07, 2023
KOLO8 (ABC)
Reno, NV

UCLA composer’s ‘Dear Freedom Rider’ honors 1960s civil rights activists
February 24, 2023
UCLS Newsroom
Los Angeles

A Dave Brubeck Cantata Boasts Star Soloists: His Sons
February 24, 2023
New York Times
Los Angeles

Lafayette teacher surprised with national educator award and $25,000 prize
January 25, 2023
Lafayette Daily Advertiser (USA Today)
Lafayette Louisiana

Prairieville teacher Elise Frederic receives $25,000 Milken Educator Award
January 24, 2023
Gonzales Weekly Citizen (USA Today)
Gonzales Louisiana

Lowell Milken Center for Music of American Jewish Experience Concert for social justice to feature Brubeck Trio, world premieres from UCLA faculty
January 11, 2023
UCLA Newsroom
Westwood, CA

Lowell Milken Family Foundation Supports New President of ArtCenter with $2 Million Gift for Typography
November 26, 2022
Pasadena Now
Pasadena, CA

Needham Elementary School math teacher surprised with $25,000 award
October 12, 2022
Durango Herald
Durango, CO

Lowell Milken Center for Unsung Heroes awards Jacksonville students prizes in international art contest
June 17, 2022
New4JAX (VIDEO)
Jacksonville, FL

Governor Steve Sisolak and Lowell Milken to surprise the music specialist with Milken Educator Award
May 03, 2022
Nevada Department of Education
Las Vegas, NV

Michael Beckerman will deliver the inaugural Lowell Milken Lecture in Jewish Music
April 28, 2022
UCLA Newsroom
Los Angeles, CA

Professor Jason Oh named as inaugural Lowell Milken Chair at UCLA School of Law
May 14, 2021
UCLA Newsroom
Westwood, CA

UCLA's Lowell Milken Center for Music of American Jewish Experience Concert Pick in LA Times
March 18, 2021
The Los Angeles Times
Westwood, CA

Moment Magazine Charts a Soundtrack of the Jewish People with the Milken Archive
December 31, 2020
Moment Magazine

2020 Lowell Milken-PCF Young Investigator Award Announced
December 16, 2020
Prostate Cancer Foundation
Santa Monica, CA

Meeting on chemistry teacher's day off turns into $25K educator award
January 20, 2018
AZ Central (USA Today Network)
Tucson, AZ

Unsung Heroes Art Competition Awards $7,500 Grand Prize Announced
April 01, 2016
Lowell Milken Center for Unsung
Fort Scott, KS

Lowell Milken to Receive 2017 Education Commission of the States James Bryant Conant Award
March 28, 2017
Education Commission of the States
Denver, CO

Local Teacher Wins Educator Award and $25,000
November 18, 2015
KRCR News (ABC)
Chico, CA

Carpinteria Teacher Receives Prestigious Milken Educator Award
April 08, 2015
KCOY (CNN)
Carpenteria, CA

Cienega High Teacher Awarded $25K in Surprise Assembly
November 16, 2015
Arizona Daily Star
Vail, AZ

Teacher Given $25,000 Award
March 27, 2015
KSAZ (FOX)
Phoenix, AZ

Pecan Grove Primary's teacher improvement program wins TAP Founder's Award
March 14, 2015
The Advocate
Baton Rouge, LA

Rain Fails to Dampen Grand Opening
May 24, 2016
Fort Scott Tribune
Fort Scott, KS

Iberia Parish Students' Documentary Wins Discovery Award Competition
September 15, 2016
KATC News (ABC Affiliate)
New Orleans, LA

Philadelphia 5th-grade teacher wins 25K Milken award
October 05, 2016
Washington Times
Philadelphia, PA

Olathe elementary school Principal Stephanie Conklin wins prestigious Milken Award
October 07, 2016
Kansas City Star
Kansas City

Jeanerette principal surprised with national educator award
October 25, 2016
The Advertiser (USA Today Affiliate)
Iberia Parish, LA

Philanthropist Lowell Milken and his family provide tremendous support for UCLA.
December 07, 2016
The UCLA Bruin
Los Angeles, CA

Two Hawaii teachers receive prestigious Milken Educator Awards
February 02, 2017
Khon2
Honolulu, HI

Hawaii Teachers Win $25,000
February 03, 2017
Education Week
Honolulu, HI

Fruita Teacher Wins Prestigious Milken Educator Award (VIDEO)
February 13, 2017
KKCD 11 News (NBC Affiliate)
Grand Junction, CO

ArtCenter College of Design Receives $2 Million Gift
June 11, 2017
Philanthropy News Digest

Colorado Science Teacher Wins $25,000 Milken Award
October 31, 2017
Denver Post
Aurora, CO

Watch this 'favorite' teacher get $25,000 surprise at school assembly
November 16, 2017
USA Today
Memphis, TN

Davis receives $25,000 Milken Educator Award
December 07, 2017
The Edmond Sun
Edmonds, OK

Lafayette teacher wins prestigious $25,000 Milken Educator award
December 07, 2017
The Advocate
New Orleans, LA

Local school announced as a 2018 TAP Founder's Award finalist
March 12, 2018
NextStar Media Group
Desoto Parish, LA

UCLA law students win first place for carbon emission-combating startup
April 19, 2018
Daily Bruin
Westwood, CA

Elementary Teacher Surprised with Milken Award
October 12, 2018
WIBW 13
Topeka, KS

Colorado Springs teacher surprised with prestigious Milken Educator Award
December 19, 2018
Colorado Springs Gazette
Colorado Springs, CO

Pasadena teacher gets ‘Oscars of teaching’ award
February 20, 2019
San Gabriel Valley Tribune
Pasadena, CA

Pathways to Reform
April 30, 2019
Smart Brief
Los Angeles, CA

An extraordinary educator’: Sunrise Mountain teacher earns $25K Milken award
October 25, 2019
Las Vegas Sun
Las Vegas, NV

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