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Kean University Associate Professor of Latin American history Frank Argote-Freyre, Ph.D.

Kean Q&A: Frank Argote-Freyre, Ph.D., Demystifies the Electoral College

Frank Argote-Freyre, Ph.D., is a Kean University associate professor of history. He also served as a member of the Electoral College in 2012. He spoke with Kean News about the 2020 Presidential election and the future of the Electoral College.
Picture of the Kean Cougar for the Student Town Hall.

President Repollet Hears from Students in Virtual Town Hall

Kean University President Lamont O. Repollet, Ed.D., held his first Student Town Hall virtually on November 19, directly fielding questions from students on a variety of topics from remote education to health insurance.
A draft of an industrial design project.

Industrial Design Students Get Professional Feedback to Prepare for Job Market

Kean University industrial design students are receiving important one-on-one feedback and networking with professionals through a collaboration with the prestigious global design company Aruliden.
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A Thankgiving feast on a table

Q&A: A Recipe for Dealing with Family Friction at Thanksgiving

Roxanne Ruiz-Adams, DSW, LCSW, is a lecturer in the Kean University Department of Graduate Social Work in Nathan Weiss Graduate College and has a family therapy practice in Montclair.
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Dawn Adams-Harmon

Goodbye ‘Glass Ceiling,’ Hello ‘360-Degree Gender Sphere’

Kean management Lecturer Dawn Adams-Harmon, DM, has developed a new theory for the invisible barrier to women’s career advancement in STEM fields, with research findings that replace the “glass ceiling” with a “360-Degree Gender Sphere.” 
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Kean President Emeritus Named Educator of the Year

Dawood Farahi, Ph.D., received the honor from the Research & Development Council of New Jersey. The Research & Development Council of New Jersey honored Kean University President Emeritus Dawood Farahi, Ph.D., as the Educator of the Year at the recent T
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Kean Students Living on Campus Stay Active and Connected During Pandemic

VIDEO: Kean's residential students say living on campus is different due to COVID-19, but they are grateful for the independence, activities and social life that continue amid strict safety measures. 
Six Kean students are shown on a Zoom call and are discussing their experiences during the COVID pandemic.

In a Pandemic, Too Much Zoom Is a Learning Experience for Kean TV Students

Kean TV students are documenting their experiences during the COVID pandemic through a weekly talk show on UnionTV34 called Too Much Zoom. Each week, six students at the student-run Kean television channel come together in a taped Zoom conference to share videos they created during the pandemic.
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Professor Celene Krauss

Q&A: New Jersey Is a Leader on Environmental Justice

Kean sociology Professor Celene Krauss, Ph.D., an expert on the intersection of gender, race, class and environmental justice, spoke to Kean News about environmental justice, the role of women, and the impact of Black Lives Matter. 
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Kean University President Lamont O. Repollet, Ed.D., with members of Kean's Voting Squad

Kean Students Are Ballot Bowl Champs

Kean University student voter registration efforts were among the most successful in the state this year. The University won top honors in the New Jersey Secretary of State’s 2020 Ballot Bowl.