Press Releases

The Milken Family Foundation regularly issues press releases about its efforts and impact in the fields of education and medical research.  Below is a select list of these releases.
For more official press releases about our initiatives, please visit the initiative-specific sites on the right.


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Dec 02, 2014
Art Center College of Design Receives $2 Million Gift to Establish Hoffmitz Milken Center for Typography


Nov 03, 2014
A Surprise plus $15,000 Each for New Recipients of Jewish Educator Awards


Oct 14, 2014
Jewish Educator Awards Surprise Two Teachers Who Prepare Students for 21st-Century Success plus Tradition’s Age-Old Values


Sep 24, 2014
Up to 40 Remarkable Teachers in the U.S. Will Receive a Milken Educator Award and $25,000 Cash


Jul 30, 2014
Fourteen 2014 Los Angeles Milken Scholars Join Recipients from NYC and DC for Annual Summit


Jul 07, 2014
Four Washington, DC, Students Tapped as 2014 Milken Scholars


Jun 12, 2014
2014 NYC Milken Scholars Announced


May 14, 2014
Entrepreneurs Earn $140,000 in Prize Funding at the 2014 Milken-Penn GSE Education Business Plan Competition at the University of Pennsylvania


Apr 28, 2014
Lowell Milken at Milken Global Conference: How Can We Advance K–12 Reform?


Apr 15, 2014
Milken Family Foundation Surprises Portland Public Schools Teacher with $25,000 Milken Educator Award


Apr 15, 2014
Milken Family Foundation Surprises Tacoma Teacher with $25,000 Milken Educator Award


Apr 14, 2014
University of Pennsylvania’s Graduate School of Education and the Milken Family Foundation Announce 2014 Education Business Plan Competition Finalists and $140,000 in Prize Funding


Mar 11, 2014
The George Washington University Receives Record-Breaking Gifts


Mar 07, 2014
Carter High School in Knox County, Tennessee, Receives $50,000 TAP Founder's Award