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Announcing a Kean University Podcast: 'Urban Impact'

Urban Impact Podcast

Kean University today launches Urban Impact, a podcast featuring Kean scholars as well as community leaders and others that examines the complex issues facing urban communities. In the first episode, What Is Urban Research Anyway?, Kean Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs David S. Birdsell, Ph.D., explains Kean’s important role as New Jersey’s first urban research university. 

Hosted by Senior Vice President of Administration Michael Salvatore, Ph.D., and Vice President of External Affairs and Urban Policy and Research Barbara George Johnson, J.D., Urban Impact is recorded and produced at Kean, New Jersey’s urban research university. 

The podcast is now available on all major podcast platforms, including Apple Podcasts, Spotify and Google, and at