September 1, 2020

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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February 20, 2020

2020 Anaheim Community Impact Grant

The Anaheim Community Foundation (ACF) announced the launch of a new fund last fall thanks to seed funding made available by the Samueli Foundation followed by a request for proposals from non-profit service agencies for the newly established Anaheim Community Impact Grant (ACIG). The purpose of the fund is to bolster and enhance the efforts of the City of Anaheim by bringing additional supportive services to seven established community hubs found throughout the city.

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June 4, 2019

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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June 3, 2019

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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May 22, 2019

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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December 4, 2018

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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