Keck Graduate Institute received a $5 million grant for the future KGI School of Medicine from L.A. Care Health Plan, a healthcare provider to more than 2 million vulnerable and low-income residents, the school said in an Oct. 5 press release.
While the 5C campuses have gone quiet with online classes, some graduate students at Claremont Graduate University and Keck Graduate Institute are toiling away in their Claremont classrooms — some conducting research on COVID-19 vaccines and virus detection strategies, and others visiting campus to access art studios.
The undergraduate Claremont Colleges canceled in-person classes after spring break and are asking students to move out early.
Minerva boasts a stripped-down college experience — no sports teams, gym, library, dining hall or even classrooms — just residence halls in seven locations throughout the world.
After delayed construction, low occupancy and revenue shortfalls, bonds issued to fund KGI’s housing project were downgraded to junk status.
Keck Graduate Institute appointed Dr. J. Mario Molina as the founding dean of the KGI School of Medicine on Aug. 15.
Claremont Graduate University and Keck Graduate Institute are getting two new administrators to fill top leadership roles.
Keck Graduate Institute is pursuing plans to build a new medical school, aiming to fill a shortage of primary care physicians in California.
Update (11:36 a.m.): The gas leak is “under control” and the affected area is “open for access to the campus,” according to Campus Safety.