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International Guitar Phenom Pursues His Dream at Kean

International Guitar Phenom Pursues His Dream at Kean

Baran Güzelsoy, a music performance major from Istanbul, is pursuing his dream of being among the world’s best guitarists by studying in Kean University's dynamic music program. Learn what makes Baran special and listen to him play.
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Kean Professor’s Impactful Research on Retirement Security

Kean Professor’s Impactful Research on Retirement Security

A Kean University professor who studies how public policies influence retirement behaviors says state-mandated programs can help workers save more for their retirement.

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Kean Enhances Community Engagement Through KUBS Program Visit

Kean Enhances Community Engagement Through KUBS Program Visit

In a significant step toward supporting youth in New Jersey's urban communities, representatives from Kean University's Building Stronger Urban Communities (KUBS) program recently visited the University of Pennsylvania's Netter Center for Community Partnerships to learn strategies for creating so

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Hybrid ReelAbilities Disability Film Festival Returns to Kean University

Hybrid ReelAbilities Disability Film Festival Returns to Kean University

Engage with powerful stories through a range of short and feature-length films and documentaries that challenge perceptions and promote inclusivity of people with disabilities.
Empowering Our Future: Inside Kean University's Center for Africana Studies

Empowering Our Future: Inside Kean University's Center for Africana Studies

Discover the Center for Africana Studies at Kean University, a hub for cultural exploration and social justice. Join us as we honor history, forge our future and unite communities.

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Facing the Tide: How Rising Sea Levels Shape Our Future

Facing the Tide: How Rising Sea Levels Shape Our Future

Learn more about rising sea levels, the critical role of dunes along the Jersey Shore and innovative strategies to address climate challenges with Kean Assistant Professor Dr. Jun Cheng, Ph.D. on the latest episode of the Kean University podcast, "Urban Impact."
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Graduate Student Wins Fulbright Award to Teach in Peru

Graduate Student Wins Fulbright Award to Teach in Peru

Kean University graduate student Kevin Vega has received a Fulbright Award that will take him to Peru this summer, where he will help teachers develop their skills in teaching students to understand and interpret history.

Fruit Fly Research at Kean Provides Insights on Human Infertility

Fruit Fly Research at Kean Provides Insights on Human Infertility

Dive into the cutting-edge world of genetic research with Kean Assistant Professor Matthew Niepielko, Ph.D., as he and his students study fruit flies to unlock solutions for infertility and sterility. Discover how this important research could pave the way for future medical breakthroughs.

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Kean University Establishes Dual B.S./Pharm.D. Program with Fairleigh Dickinson University

Kean University Establishes Dual B.S./Pharm.D. Program with Fairleigh Dickinson University

Under the accelerated degree program with Fairleigh Dickinson, students at Kean will obtain both a Bachelor of Arts in chemistry from Kean and a Doctor of Pharmacy from nearby FDU in seven years.
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Culturally Rich Solo Exhibition Opens at Kean

Culturally Rich Solo Exhibition Opens at Kean

Artist Jacoub Reyes recently unveiled his site-specific art installation, Esconderte del mundo y en ti mismo esconderte, meaning “hide from the world and hide in yourself,” at Kean University.