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Howard Milstein Discusses Philanthropy 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 the Howard and Abby Milstein Foundation and his work in philanthropy. In the interview, Howard explains his belief in public-private partnerships to solve intractable problems in health and civic life and his unique approach to philanthropy, which brings aspects of venture capitalism to the organizations he leads and sponsors.

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Paul Milstein Hall Celebration Draws Record Number of Cornell Alumni

Paul Milstein Hall of Cornell University’s College of Architecture, Art and Planning (AAP) was the focus of a weekend celebration by alumni, faculty, and students in early March to mark the building’s completion. The highlight of the weekend was a talk on March 9 by internationally renowned architect Rem Koolhaas, who designed Milstein Hall with his Office of Metropolitan Architecture. AAP Dean Kent Kleinman introduced Koolhaas and moderated a Q&A for a capacity audience of nearly 300 in the Abby and Howard Milstein Auditorium and Boardroom.

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FDNY Swears in New York Blood Center Chairman Howard Milstein as Honorary Battalion Chief

Howard Milstein, Chairman of New York Blood Center’s Board of Trustees, was sworn in as an honorary FDNY Battalion Chief by Fire Commissioner Salvatore Cassano on March 7.

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Emigrant Savings Bank Chairman Howard Milstein Joins Mayor Michael Bloomberg to Celebrate Chinese Lunar New Year 4710

At a ceremony at New York City Fire Department headquarters in downtown Brooklyn on January 25, 2012, Howard Milstein, chair of the New York Blood Center (NYBC), joined Fire Commissioner Salvatore Cassano and Christopher Hillyer, M.D., president and CEO of NYBC, to add the names of six 2011 FDNY bone marrow donors to NYBC’s “Honor Roll of Life.”

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Howard Milstein, Chair of New York Blood Center, Joins in Honoring Latest Additions to FDNY ‘Honor Roll of Life’

At a ceremony at New York City Fire Department headquarters in downtown Brooklyn on January 25, 2012, Howard Milstein, chair of the New York Blood Center (NYBC), joined Fire Commissioner Salvatore Cassano and Christopher Hillyer, M.D., president and CEO of NYBC, to add the names of six 2011 FDNY bone marrow donors to NYBC’s “Honor Roll of Life.”

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Jewish Theological Seminary Launches Milstein Center for Interreligious Dialogue

On October 31, 2011, the Jewish Theological Seminary (JTS) inaugurated the new Milstein Center for Interreligious Dialogue (MCID) with a lunch for leaders of the Jewish, Catholic, and Protestant communities. His Eminence Kurt Cardinal Koch was the guest of honor. Cardinal Koch is president of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity, which includes the Pontifical Commission for Religious Relations with the Jews.

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American Skin Association Honors Leading Physicians and Scientists and Journalist Deborah Norville at 14th Annual Gala

On October 25, 2011, the American Skin Association (ASA) honored a leading group of physicians and scientists at its 14th Annual Gala. The distinguished researchers have made groundbreaking discoveries and significant contributions in the field of dermatology and the treatment of skin cancer. Journalist Deborah Norville received the organization’s Education Award.

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Howard Milstein Discusses Economic Development in ‘Leaders’ Magazine

Howard Milstein shares his views on facilitating economic development in an interview in Leaders, a magazine that presents the broad ranging thoughts and visions of the world's most influential leaders.

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'The Kneeling Fireman' Is Dedicated at Emigrant Savings Bank as Tribute to September 11 First Responders

A statue of a fireman kneeling in front of a fallen comrade’s helmet, symbolic of the losses suffered in the September 11th attacks, was dedicated at Emigrant Savings Bank on September 22. Howard Milstein, Chairman and CEO of Emigrant Savings Bank, led the ceremony.

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Riverdale Country School Names Milstein Terrace to Recognize Longtime Support

In recognition of the Milstein family’s longtime support of Riverdale Country School (RCS), the school honored the family with the naming of the Milstein Terrace.

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