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Kean Associate Professor Mia Zamora, Ph.D.

Associate Professor Leads Worldwide Socially Just Academia Project

A Kean writing professor is collaborating with colleagues around the world on an initiative to create a new global vision for higher education that fosters equity and inclusion in teaching practices and scholarship and welcomes new voices into academia.
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Kean math graduate Angel Rivera sits at a laptop with a Chubb water bottle nearby.

Hard Work and Networking Launch Math Grad to Career of His Dreams

Angel Rivera didn’t always have a career path in mind, but that changed for the Class of 2021 graduate when he enrolled at Kean Ocean and became a math major. 
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African Transfer Student Excels in Computer Science at Kean University

Xavier Doh came to the United States from Togo, Africa when he was 24 years old and began his journey to study computer science in a new language and culture. Now he’s poised to begin a career as a software developer.  
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A student wears a graduation cap with the LGBTQIA+ rainbow flag on it at commencement

Kean to Hold Lavender Graduation Ceremony for LGBTQIA+ Students

Kean University will hold its first Lavender Graduation Ceremony for LGBTQIA+ students to celebrate their academic achievements in a safe and supportive environment.
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Turning Autism Awareness into Action

Policymakers, parent advocates and educators came together at a recent Kean University forum to discuss supporting students on the autism spectrum from pre-K through higher education and beyond.
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Kean Environmental Justice Expert Named to White House Advisory Council

A Kean University policy center director has been appointed to the White House Environmental Justice Advisory Council, which is charged with advising the Biden administration on national policies and programs to address environmental justice issues, including elevated levels of pollutio
Kean students in a GLAB study lounge

Students Delve into History of Pandemics and COVID-19 Experiences

Professors of the history department are team teaching a History of Pandemics course, focusing on past and present pandemics and featuring a student-led oral history project about the COVID-19 outbreak.
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High Pollen Count Can Add to COVID-19 Susceptibility, Kean Researcher Finds

New research co-authored by Kean Adjunct Professor Leonard Bielory, M.D., found pollen allergy sufferers may be more likely to develop COVID-19 when pollen counts are high, but wearing a mask can help.
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Kean Joins ‘Culture of Respect Collective’ to Proactively Address Sexual Violence

Kean has joined 20 colleges and universities from across North America in a program that takes a proactive approach to addressing sexual violence on college campuses.
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Five Spanish Program Students to Present Research at National Conference

Five Kean undergraduate Spanish majors have been selected to present their academic research on topics from Latin American literature to social movements at the virtual National Conference on Undergraduate Research in April.