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Tel Aviv University Honors Susan and Henry Samueli for Visionary Gifts

May 20, 2021 3:55 pm Published by Comments Off on Tel Aviv University Honors Susan and Henry Samueli for Visionary Gifts

Tel Aviv University awarded an honorary doctorate, its highest honor, to Dr. Susan and Prof. Henry Samueli in recognition of their inspiring achievements in engineering, health, high-tech and business, and their shared success as philanthropists.

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UCI researchers join forces to tackle challenges in human health and the environment

February 22, 2021 9:49 am Published by Comments Off on UCI researchers join forces to tackle challenges in human health and the environment

The newly opened Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Building at the University of California, Irvine was conceived with one goal in mind: providing a place where researchers in disparate academic fields could work together to address grand challenges, principally in human health and the planet’s climate crisis.

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Bringing Integrative Health to Patients During the Time of COVID

January 19, 2021 10:20 am Published by Comments Off on Bringing Integrative Health to Patients During the Time of COVID

As part of its work to help health care organizations practice whole person care, Samueli Foundation’s Integrative Health Programs team began working with Alan Roth, DO, chairman of the department of family medicine at Jamaica Hospital Medical Center (JHMC) in Queens, New York, in 2019. Dr. Roth was featured in the Time: 2020 Guardians of the Year article.

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Samueli Foundation Leadership Transition

September 1, 2020 5:00 pm Published by Comments Off on Samueli Foundation Leadership Transition

The Samueli Foundation announced this week that Executive Director Gerald Solomon is retiring after 12 successful years with the organization. Concurrently, Senior Program Officer Michelle Freeman has been named Interim Executive Director for the foundation. A permanent replacement will be named in the near future.   

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Henry and Susan Samueli Give $100 million to Expand UCLA’s Engineering School

June 4, 2019 8:12 am Published by Comments Off on Henry and Susan Samueli Give $100 million to Expand UCLA’s Engineering School

The UCLA Samueli School of Engineering has received its largest gift ever: $100 million from longtime supporters Henry and Susan Samueli. The gift, made through the Samueli Foundation, will be used to spur the engineering school’s planned expansion, which is to continue well into the next decade and is its most significant growth since the school was founded in 1945.

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Santa Ana Health Clinic Provides Alternative Treatments and Preventive Care to the Uninsured

June 3, 2019 2:45 pm Published by Comments Off on Santa Ana Health Clinic Provides Alternative Treatments and Preventive Care to the Uninsured

When Gloria Huerta first walked into the weight-management clinic at the UCI Family Health Center in Santa Ana about six months ago, she was struggling with diabetes, depression and knee pain. The 57-year-old homemaker, who does not have health insurance, said her doctor told her that unless she made a few lifestyle changes, she would need to take insulin for the rest of her life.

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How to Prepare for the Fourth Industrial Revolution

May 22, 2019 12:00 pm Published by Comments Off on How to Prepare for the Fourth Industrial Revolution

The mismatch between education and marketable skills needs to be addressed in order to empower the workforce of tomorrow, experts say. Systemic change is needed to harness workers’ potential and better equip the future workforce, said Gerald Solomon, executive director of the Samueli Foundation, a charitable organization focused on science and technology education initiatives.

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STEM Projects in Active Learning Spaces at Samueli Academy

February 15, 2019 11:34 am Published by Comments Off on STEM Projects in Active Learning Spaces at Samueli Academy

“If they know we care, they respond,” said Anthony Saba, Executive Director at Samueli Academy in Santa Ana. He’s learned that “You can’t have good academics without a strong culture.” A culture of trust, respect, and hard work is evident in every classroom at Samueli Academy.

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National Experts: Forming STEM Ecosystems is Top Priority

December 4, 2018 3:44 pm Published by Comments Off on National Experts: Forming STEM Ecosystems is Top Priority

Acting on recommendations of top national education experts, the federal government Tuesday issued the “Charting A Course for Success: America’s Strategy for STEM Education,” listing participation of all Americans in STEM ecosystems as a top priority.

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