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Kean University has created a comprehensive Climb Higher Restart Plan for Fall 2020. Please visit the Return to Campus page to find details and contact information for student services, admissions and more.

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Cougars Climb Higher Together

VIDEO: It's up to each of us to do our part to keep our fellow Cougars safe. Follow the lead of the Kean Cougar mascot and take these steps to protect our community.
Kean University global studies student Natalie Hernandez

Kean Student Says Political Science Lessons Prepared Her to Run for Office

Kean University student Natalie Hernandez is taking the lessons she has learned in her political science classes to heart and is running for the Elizabeth Board of Education.
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Associate Professor Jing-Chiou Liou, Ph.D.

Kean Associate Professor Patents New Computer Password System

A new authentication system that could solve a common problem of the digital age — the need to remember multiple passwords — has been patented by an associate professor in Kean’s School of Computer Science and Technology. 
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COVID-19 Testing and Contact Tracing Protect Kean Campus and Community

Kean University, in coordination with the County of Union, is offering nasal swab testing for the entire community and saliva testing for residential students amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Watch and see how this innovative partnership helps to keep students and others safe.
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A diverse group of students on Kean University's campus.

Kean Recognized for Social Mobility and Ethnic Diversity by U.S. News & World Report

For the second year, U.S. News & World Report has ranked Kean University as a top-performing school for helping economically disadvantaged students succeed and graduate.
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Nationwide Comp Sci Research Program Paves the Way to Advanced Degrees

Kean computer science and technology students collaborated with professors at universities nationwide in virtual research this summer as part of a mentoring program designed to break down barriers to graduate school.
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A closeup of a student registering to vote at a desk.

Kean Voting Squad Works to Get Out the Vote

A corps of student volunteers called the Voting Squad will be fanning out across Kean University, on campus and remotely, to register students to vote in the upcoming election and encourage them to follow through with voting by mail or in person on Election Day.

Kean Student Juggles Minor League Baseball Career and Classwork

Kean University student James Pugliese will bring his eight years of experience as a minor league baseball pitcher in the Chicago Cubs farm team system into his future career as a teacher and a coach.
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Welcome Back, Kean Cougars

VIDEO: Kean University is ready to welcome back the entire community for the Fall 2020 semester, both virtually and on campus. Hear from students, faculty and staff about the role everyone plays in creating a safe environment.
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Kean President Lamont O. Repollet, Ed.D., delivers his Opening Day Address.

President Repollet Delivers First Opening Day Address, Pledges to Take University from 'Great to Elite’

In his first Opening Day Address, Kean President Lamont O. Repollet, Ed.D., pledged to make the University “New Jersey’s next world-class research institution” and called on faculty, staff and students to work with him in taking the University "from great to elite."