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Lowell Milken Named 2017 James Bryant Conant Award Recipient

March 25, 2017

The Education Commission of the States has given Lowell Milken this years's James Bryant Conant Award, one of education’s most prestigious honors.

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2017 TAP Founder's Award Finalists Announced

March 03, 2017


Funded by the Lowell Milken Family Foundation, the TAP Founder’s Award Finalists for this year's $50,000 award...

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30th Anniversary Year of Milken Educator Awards Continues in Arizona and Colorado

February 16, 2017

February 16th, 2017 - This week Lowell Milken traveled to Rim Rock Elementary in Fruita, Colorado, and Rogers Ranch School in Laveen, Arizona, where he honored exceptional educators in front of their students and colleagues in surprise assemblies.

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Hoffmitz Milken Center for Typography Establishes New Award

January 31, 2017

The Hoffmitz Milken Center for Typography announces the Ruth Sackner Award for Typography and Language.

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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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