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News and Events

Howard and Abby Milstein Sponsor ‘The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross,’ Peabody Award Winner

At an evening reception and screening in Washington, D.C., hosted by Howard and Abby Milstein, major civic and civil rights figures celebrated the newest PBS series by Professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr., entitled The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross.

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Howard Milstein Hosts Judge Jonathan Lippman at Milstein Criminal Justice Policy Forum

New York Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman announced the launch of a program to assist victims of sex- and human-trafficking free themselves from what he called “a form of modern-day slavery” at the Milstein Criminal Justice Policy Forum of the Citizens Crime Commission. Judge Lippman said that three pilot projects in New York City and Nassau…

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Milstein Family Donation to Cambridge University Library Supports Digital and Physical Exhibitions

A $1.2 million donation to transform Cambridge University Library’s exhibitions will allow its priceless treasures to be shared with the world as never before. The gift from the Howard and Abby Milstein Foundation will enable the University Library to reimagine the way in which it displays its collections in both the physical and online worlds.…

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The New York Public Library Spring Dinner for Education Honors Abby and Howard Milstein

On June 3, 2013, the Spring Dinner for Education brought together many of The New York Public Library’s most dedicated supporters to honor Abby and Howard Milstein for their extraordinary support of the Library, as well as recognize the Library’s 2013 Astor Award Winner, Jon Green of The Urban Assembly.

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NYLAG Chair Abby Milstein Speaks at Annual Dinner Marking “Rebuilding After Superstorm Sandy”

Abby Milstein spoke at the New York Legal Assistance Group’s (NYLAG) third annual dinner, held on May 22, 2013. The event honored New York State’s Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman and Bridget M. Healy, Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer of ING U.S. Nearly 500 people attended the benefit, which raised over $1 million to…

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Milstein Family Celebrates the 10th Anniversary of the Hall of Ocean Life

On May 13, 2013, to mark the 10th anniversary of the reopening of the Milstein Family Hall of Ocean Life and the refurbishment of the hall’s iconic Blue Whale, the American Museum of Natural History (AMNH) paid tribute to Irma Milstein with a luncheon in her honor at the Museum. Representatives of the Board, executive…

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Howard Milstein Receives American Skin Association’s Visionary Leadership Award

American Skin Association (ASA) celebrated its 25th anniversary at a gala event honoring leading physicians and scientists who have made groundbreaking discoveries and unique contributions to the field of dermatology and the treatment of skin cancer, as well as other devastating skin disorders. American Skin Association honored ASA Chairman Howard P. Milstein; Valeant Pharmaceuticals International,…

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Regional Plan Association Honors Howard Milstein With Lifetime Leadership Award

Regional Plan Association honored New York State Thruway Authority Chairman Howard Milstein with the organization’s 2013 Lifetime Leadership Award for his extraordinary contributions to New York and the region at the RPA’s 23rd Annual Assembly, “A Resilient Region.” Howard P. Milstein, who has served as chairman of the New York State Thruway Authority since 2011,…

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Howard Milstein Opens the Milstein Science Symposium at the American Museum of Natural History

On April 9, 2013, Howard Milstein welcomed participants to the American Museum of Natural History’s Milstein Science Symposium 2013. The subject of the Symposium was “Understanding Ecological and Social Resilience in Island Systems: Informing Policy and Sharing Lessons for Management.” The American Museum of Natural History’s Center for Biodiversity and Conservation and its partners organized…

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Howard Milstein on Bringing Private Sector Experience to Civic Leadership in ‘Leaders’ Magazine

Howard Milstein was interviewed by Leaders, a magazine that presents the broad range of leadership thoughts and visions of the world’s most influential people, about how he has brought his leadership experience in the private sector to many civic and philanthropic organizations. A recent example was in his role as Chairman of the New York…

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