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 08, 2017
New Orleans Master Teacher Theresa Cross earns $25,000 Milken Educator Award


Dec 07, 2017
Lafayette teacher Angela Boxie wins $25,000 Milken Educator Award


Dec 07, 2017
Administering success through creative discipline earns Debreon Davis a $25,000 Milken Educator Award


Nov 16, 2017
Katherine Watkins first in Millington to win $25,000 Milken Educator Award


Nov 16, 2017
Knoxville teacher wins $25,000 Milken Educator Award


Nov 15, 2017
Making (and Learning) History Every Day, Teacher Ryan James Earns $25,000 Milken Educator Award


Oct 31, 2017
Lisa Rodgers brings science to life for students and receives $25,000 Milken Educator Award for Colorado


Oct 25, 2017
Tami Lunsford is the first recipient of the Milken Educator Award in Delaware


Oct 12, 2017
Business is booming at Pacifica High School: Aaron Ferguson surprised with $25,000 Milken Educator Award!


Oct 10, 2017
Milken Educator Awards crowns Alexis King the first recipient of the 2017-2018 season


Sep 26, 2017
Mazel Tov to Los Angeles Recipients of 2017 Jewish Educator Awards


Sep 15, 2017
$13,500 in Cash Prizes Given in International Discovery Award Competition


Aug 24, 2017
In Memoriam: Dr. Julius Lesner


Jul 11, 2017
2017 Milken Scholars Announce 13 Exceptional Seniors from Los Angeles County High Schools


Jun 29, 2017
Lowell Milken Honored with 2017 ECS James Bryant Conant Award


Jun 01, 2017
Three Talented Washington, D.C. High Schoolers Enter 2017 Milken Scholars Program


May 31, 2017
Milken Scholars Select Six Extraordinary New York High School Seniors for 2017 Class


May 30, 2017
2017 Lowell Milken Center Fellows Attending Second Week of Programming Announced


May 25, 2017
2017 Lowell Milken Center Fellows Announced


Apr 25, 2017
Winners Announced for Milken-Penn GSE Education Business Plan Competition for Ventures


Apr 06, 2017
UCLA Receives $1.5 Million from Lowell Milken Family Foundation To Advance American Jewish Music


Mar 25, 2017
G.W. Carver Primary School in Ascension Public Schools, Louisiana, Receives 2017 TAP Founder's Award and $50,000


Mar 25, 2017
Lowell Milken Honored with James Bryant Conant Award


Mar 03, 2017
Bellflower Kindergarten Teacher Katherine Shaw First in District to Earn $25,000 Milken Educator Award


Mar 01, 2017
National Institute for Excellence in Teaching Announces 2017 TAP Founder's Award Finalists


Feb 15, 2017
There's No Limit to Achievement under Phoenix Principal Timothy Thomas, Honored with $25,000 Milken Educator Award


Feb 13, 2017
District's Go-To Math Guru Felicia Casto Earns National $25,000 Milken Educator Award


Feb 02, 2017
Fostering an Interactive Classroom Earns Kelly Sutcliffe, of Honolulu, the $25,000 Milken Educator Award


Feb 02, 2017
STEAM Powers Innovation as Masaru Uchino of Pearl City, Hawaii, Earns 2016-17 Milken Educator Award and $25,000 Cash Prize