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David Geffen, owner of one of the largest yachts in the world, played host to an elite lineup last month, according to the U.K.’s Daily Mail.
Lowell Milken’s family foundation has donated $1.5 million to the UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music.
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Must be the giving season: Ken and Julie Taffet Moelis have donated $10 million to the University of Pennsylvania to establish a deferred-enrollment program for Penn’s liberal arts undergraduates seeking early admission to the Wharton School’s MBA program.
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John Emerson is back from Germany, easing his way back into employment.
Steve Ballmer and his wife, Connie, have given a $600,000 grant, payable over three years, to Para Los Niños.