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Help Change the World: Donate to the #GiveTueInnovators Campaign

  Giving Tuesday, this year on November 27, is a global giving movement built by individuals, families, organizations, businesses, and communities in all 50 states and in many countries around the world. This year, Keck Graduate Institute (KGI) is participating in this international movement, and asks one important question: Will you Give Tue? By donating, […]

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James F. Widergren to Guide KGI’s Continued Growth as New Board Chair

When Robert E. Curry joined the Board of Trustees, Keck Graduate Institute (KGI) had just one academic program and barely 50 students. He makes way 14 years later for a new board chair who will guide a very different school, one with more than a dozen programs and 600 students. And KGI continues to grow. […]

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Hearst Foundations Grant Supports KGI School of Medicine

The Hearst Foundations have awarded a grant of $250,000 to Keck Graduate Institute (KGI) in support of crucial steps in the current phase of the KGI School of Medicine planning and development. “We are thrilled to have the endorsement of one of the state’s most respected members of the philanthropic community,” KGI President Sheldon Schuster […]

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Research Leads to Implications for Pathogenesis of Cerebral Microbleeds

Led by Keck Graduate Institute (KGI) faculty members and a former KGI research associate, the results of a new study published in Frontiers in Cellular Neuroscience may have implications for the pathogenesis of cerebral microbleeds. The study’s first author is Rudy Chang, who worked as a research associate in KGI School of Pharmacy and Health […]

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Innovators Start Here: KGI Unveils New Brand

  Unveiling a new brand and logo this week, Keck Graduate Institute (KGI) is celebrating its innovation and collaboration that lead to career pathways within healthcare and the applied life sciences. The tagline “Innovators Start Here” embodies the entrepreneurial spirit of its students, faculty, and staff, while also honoring KGI’s forward-thinking alumni around the world. […]

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Follow the Brand Launch and Orientation Activities on Social Media

Friday, August 24 Making history as the first KGI cohort in genetic counseling. A big welcome to the first cohort in the MS in Human Genetics and Genetic Counseling program!! — Keck Graduate Inst (@KeckGrad) August 24, 2018 Thursday, August 23 At the end of another busy orientation day, the new students enjoy a […]

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Articulation Agreements Help Prospective Students Transition to Master’s Programs

Keck Graduate Institute (KGI) has expanded its list of articulation agreements to 20 institutions, helping prospective students to make a seamless transition into the master’s programs within the Henry E. Riggs School of Applied Life Sciences. The most recent additions to the list are Allen University, Minerva Schools at KGI, and Cal State Bakersfield. “Our articulation […]

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Keck Graduate Institute Announces Plans for New Medical School

Keck Graduate Institute (KGI) has announced plans for a new KGI School of Medicine to meet the increasing demand for primary care physicians in Southern California. A generous donor’s transformational gift to KGI will fund the first phase of the school, which includes the recruitment and hiring of the founding dean. “We are excited and […]

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WASC Reaffirms Keck Graduate Institute’s Accreditation for Eight Years

Keck Graduate Institute (KGI) President Sheldon Schuster announced today that the Western Association of Schools & Colleges (WASC) Senior Colleges and Universities Commission (WSCUC) has reaffirmed KGI’s accreditation for eight more years. “The KGI community is proud to be publicly recognized for the quality of education we provide,” Schuster said. “In receiving the reaffirmation of […]

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KGI President Sheldon Schuster Introduces Cynthia Martinez as Dean of Students

Keck Graduate Institute (KGI) President Sheldon Schuster announced this week the hiring of Dean of Students Cynthia Martinez. Within the Dean of Students role at KGI, Martinez oversees Student Services, Disability Services, Career Services, and Residential Life. She is tasked with providing leadership, vision, and direction for activities and services that enhance students’ experiences and engagement, along with […]

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