Press Releases

LMI-Sandler Prize for New Entrepreneurs

June 25, 2014

The Lowell Milken Family Foundation and the Richard and Ellen Sandler Family Foundation announce the creation of the Lowell Milken Institute-Sandler Prize

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2014 Lowell Milken TAP Founder's Award Announced

March 08, 2014

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Carter High School in Knox County Schools, Tennessee, received the 2014 Lowell Milken TAP Founder’s Award at this year’s National TAP Conference.

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2013 California “Oscar of Teaching” Presented to Teacher Jennifer Smith

November 20, 2013

November 20th, 2013 - At Pioneer Middle School, teacher Jennifer Smith was surprised with a $25,000 Milken Educator Award.

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Colorado Teacher Jose Martinez Presented with 2013 Milken Educator Award

November 12, 2013


On November 12, 2013, Colorado Commissioner of Education Robert Hammond joined Milken Family Foundation Chairman and Co-founder Lowell Milken at Bear Creek High School for a very special surprise assembly.

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Joplin High School Teacher Tobin Schultz Surprised with $25,000 Milken Educator Award

October 18, 2013

Today’s afternoon school assembly was anything but ordinary when Milken Family Foundation Chairman and Co-Founder

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Lowell Milken Center Annouces 2013 Discovery Award Winners

October 11, 2013


Prince George High School teacher and students receive $10,000 grand prize from the Lowell Milken Center for “We Are Newspapermen: The Man Who Refused to Run.”

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NIET Awarded Multimillion Dollar SEED Grants

September 19, 2013


The U.S. Department of Education has awarded the National Institute for Excellence in Teaching (NIET), in partnership with Texas Tech University and Arizona State University, two multimillion dollar Supporting Effective Educators Development (SEED) grants.

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Lowell Milken Institute for Business Law and Policy names Joel Feuer Executive Director

August 16, 2013

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Joel A. Feuer, a partner at Gibson, Dunn and Crutcher LLP since 1989, has been named Executive Director of the Lowell Milken Institute for Business Law and Policy.

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Schools and Districts Earn Surprise Honors at 13th National TAP Conference

March 10, 2013

The National Institute for Excellence in Teaching (NIET) today surprised two districts and six schools with recognition awards for their commitment to TAP: The System for Teacher and Student Advancement.

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Lowell Milken presents TAP Founder's Award to North DeSoto Middle School at 13th Annual National TAP Conference

March 09, 2013


Prestigious honor created by Lowell Milken recognizes North DeSoto middle school for distinction in TAP system implementation.

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