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Lowell Milken Institute at UCLA Law Launches New Program on Philanthropy and Nonprofits

Sep 06, 2021

UCLA Law's new Program on Philanthropy and Nonprofits builds on the vision of LMI founder and UCLA Law alumnus Lowell Milken ’73, who has utilized his own legal background to inform his work as both a businessman and a philanthropist.


Lowell Milken Family Foundation Provides $1.2 Million Gift for Mental Health Education, Support and Advocacy Efforts

Aug 19, 2021

Lowell Milken Family Foundation gift to NAMI West LA is the largest in the nonprofit’s history.


Awards Announced in the 2021 Lowell Milken Center ArtEffect Unsung Heroes Art Competition

Jun 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.





In The News


Professor Jason Oh named as inaugural Lowell Milken Chair at UCLA School of Law

UCLA Newsroom  |  May 14, 2021  |  Westwood, CA

UCLA's Lowell Milken Center for Music of American Jewish Experience Concert Pick in LA Times

The Los Angeles Times  |  Mar 18, 2021  |  Westwood, CA




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NIET 2020 Chairman's Letter: Lowell Milken on 20 Years of Educator Excellence

Dec 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"

Apr 24, 2020

An anniversary edition celebrating twenty years of education excellence through the National Institute for Excellence in Teaching.





RECENT PHOTOS


Principal Omar Duron Wins Arizona Milken Educator Award

Jennifer Williams Surprised with Louisiana Milken Educator Award

2019 Lowell Milken Founder's Award Goes to Wildflower School in Goodyear, AZ

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2010-19 Missouri Milken Educator Therese Shain Shares Big News

Angie Beavin wins Milken Educator Award in Kentucky

Erica Stephens Accepting 2018 Tenneesee Milken Educator Award

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Kansas 2018 Milken Educator Award Recipient Linda Dishman

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Lowell Milken's James Bryant Conant Award Acceptance Speech

Lowell Milken Congratulates 2015 Milken Educator John Lary

Lowell Milken Speaks at 2015 Chapman University Commencement

Lowell Milken with Students at Friendly House Academia del Pueblo Elementary Charter School

Lowell Milken Keynote Address at 2017 TAP Conference

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Lowell Milken Speaks with Students at East End Prep in Nashville, TN

Ryan James Presented with 2017 Milken Educator Award in Richmond, Virginia

Lowell Milken, Tom Torlakson and Wayne Jospeh at 2017 Milken Educator Award Presentation

Lowell Milken Accepts 2017 James Bryant Conant Award

Media Interviews at Devon Willis-Jones Milken Educator Awards Assembly





RECENT VIDEOS




Lowell Milken Presents Music Teacher Nicolas Jacques with Nevada Milken Educator Award





Computer Teacher Nichole Anderson Surprise with Milken Educator Award





Missouri Teacher Therese Shain Receives Milken Educator Award





Angie Beavin Surprised with Kentucky Milken Educator Award





Principal Wendy Shirey Receives Nevada Milken Educator Award





Sarah Szymanski Wins Colorado Milken Award





Math Teacher Erica Stephens Wins Tennessee Milken Award in Memphis, TN





Heather Hurt Announced as 2018-19 Alabama Milken Educator Awardee





Oklahoma Kindergarten Teacher Hailey Couch Wins Milken Award





Perry Township Schools Receives First-Ever National Award of Excellence for Educator Effectiveness





AZ Science Teacher Jonathan Cadena Surprised with Milken Educator Award





Math Teacher Angela Boxie Wins Milken Educator Award





Katherine Watkins Surprised with Milken Educator Award





Knoxville Teacher Paula Franklin Surprised with Milken Educator Award





Chino Hills Teacher Alexis King Receives 2017 Milken Educator Award





G.W. Carver Primary School Wins 2017 TAP Founder's Award





Arizona Teacher Ana Gutierrez Receives Milken Educator Award





Milken Archive Releases Retrospective Documentary