Gary Gohen

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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Henry Riggs

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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Commencement 2015

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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Randy Schekman to Serve as Commencement Speaker

Dr. Randy W. Schekman, winner of the 2013 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine will be the keynote speaker at Keck Graduate Institute’s 14th annual commencement May 16, 2015. Dr. Schekman, a professor of molecular and cell biology at the University of California, Berkeley, was awarded the prize for his role in revealing the machinery […]

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la verne articulation agreement

KGI and University of La Verne Sign Articulation Agreement

Keck Graduate Institute and University of La Verne have partnered help students with the transition from undergraduate programs to graduate school. Students at the University of La Verne, who meet specific requirements, will be able to apply to KGI’s Masters of Bioscience program without having to take a standardized test or pay an application fee. […]

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Fellowship Dinner to Focus on Global Health and International Partnerships

Dr. José Ignacio Santos, a leading expert on pediatric infectious diseases, will be the featured speaker at Keck Graduate Institute’s 7th Annual Fellowship Dinner on Wednesday, February 4th. Dr. Santos has spent over 20 years working on public and global health and is a professor in the Department of Experimental Medicine at the School of Medicine […]

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