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Rare Disease Day at KGI Set for February 26

On February 26, Keck Graduate Institute (KGI) will host “Rare Disease Day: Advances in Rare Disease Therapy,” which will be a day-long event dedicated to exploring and discussing the many facets that surround rare disease therapy and patients. “Rare Disease Day is a day to raise awareness about the plight of 30 million people in […]

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KGI Students Participate in Etiquette and Networking Dinner

On February 2, the KGI Student Government and the American Pharmacists Association-Academy of Student Pharmacists (APhA-ASP) club hosted an Etiquette Dinner that was open to all KGI students. The event provided attendees an opportunity to learn proper dinner and network etiquette from Barbara Jean Bruin, C.H.E., professional etiquette coach and lecturer at The Collins College […]

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Grant Supports Students of Mexican Descent and International Students from Mexico Pursuing Careers in the Life Sciences

KGI was recently awarded a $35,000 grant from Juntos Podemos/Together We Can to provide support to both international students from Mexico and Mexican-American students who wish to pursue careers in the life sciences industry. The award, which was specifically granted by the Local Committee of the IME Becas-Juntos Podemos Program for the 2015-2016 cycle, will […]

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KGI to Help Develop a Bioscience Industry Cluster in the LA County Region

Keck Graduate Institute (KGI) is proud to announce it will play a role in the development of a regional bioscience cluster in the Los Angeles area. The County of Los Angeles has awarded a contract to the Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation (LAEDC), which is assembling a team of experts and partners to develop […]

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7C HEDS Survey Results on Sexual Assault and Campus Climate

To the members of The Claremont Colleges community: The Claremont Colleges have joined together in strong efforts to prevent and respond to any incidence of sexual assault. We have worked closely with our Title IX coordinators; developed practices for managing intercampus cases; implemented shared training and Teal Dot bystander education programs; partnered with Project Sister […]

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KGI Rare Disease Club Founders Are Helping NORD Inspire and Educate Others

The newly formed Keck Graduate Institute (KGI) Rare Disease Club is helping the National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD) inspire students at other campuses across the U.S. to establish similar clubs for rare-disease awareness and education. NORD, the leading independent nonprofit organization dedicated to the identification, treatment and cure of rare medical conditions, recently featured […]

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KGI Mourns the Loss of Gary Cohen, Member of the SPHS Board of Advisors

Keck Graduate Institute (KGI) today announced the passing of Gary Cohen, BSPharm, CSP, on Friday, September 18, 2015. A member of the KGI School of Pharmacy Board of Advisors since 2013, Mr. Cohen received his Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy from Long Island University and spent his career as a CEO in the pharmacy industry […]

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Founding President and Distinguished Professor Henry Riggs Dies at 80

Henry E. (“Hank”) Riggs, past president of Harvey Mudd College, former vice president for development at Stanford University, founder and first president of Keck Graduate Institute, died at his home in Palo Alto on June 10, after a brief illness. His wife and children were at his side. A memorial service is planned for June […]

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2015 Commencement Celebrates 117 Graduates

Commencement 2015 took place May 16 and was filled with excitement and anticipation as family members and friends joined graduates in celebrating the completion of their KGI education. While the weather may have been cold, the event was full of warmth, with smiling graduates and cheering onlookers abound. Rabbi Daveen Litwin from the Office of […]

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Tribute to Violet Jacobs

The KGI community is deeply saddened by the death of Violet “Vi” Jacobs who died on January 12, 2015. Vi was 99. Just last spring, Vi made a generous contribution to recruit talented students with engineering backgrounds, especially recently separated veterans, to KGI. Her contribution also provided MBS fellowship support so that any of these […]

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