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Kean students pose at their May 2018 commencement.

Graduation Incentive Program Encourages Students to Earn Their Diplomas in Four Years

A new program at Kean University offers academic support and financial incentive for students to graduate in four years, giving those who are close to earning their degrees an extra boost.
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New Spirit Logo and Cougars Climb Higher Campaign Released

Kean University is proud to announce the release of its new Cougar logo to promote University Athletics and school spirit.
Jeffrey H. Toney, Kean Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

Q&A: Science and Human Rights with Kean Provost Jeffrey H. Toney, Ph.D.

Kean University Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Jeffrey H. Toney, Ph.D., is committed to advancing the connection between science and human rights. A chemist by training, he advocates for academics in all fields to consider how their work impacts global issues.
Occupational Therapy students sit at the table to have dinner with their patients.

OT Students Help Senior Citizens Stay Safe at Home and in the Community

Occupational therapy students from Kean have been making house calls to help make senior citizens safer in their homes and communities.
Kean University Nursing faculty pose with their nursing Excellence in Scholarship Award

Nursing Faculty Bring New Curriculum Nationwide

Three Kean University nursing faculty members created a new nursing education model that is being introduced across the nation.
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Theatre and Music Students Perform with Tony Winner Kelli O’Hara

You know you’re having a good day when Tony Award-winner Kelli O’Hara insists on singing a second song with you before a sold-out crowd.
Hand written tags and labels adorned the fine of ancient Madeira wine

Wines Found at Liberty Hall Sold at Auction; Will Improve Access to Museum

A collection of rare Madeira wines uncovered at Liberty Hall recently went up for auction at the famed Christie’s auction house in New York and the proceeds will help improve visitor access at the museum on Kean’s campus.
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Renowned chef and food policy activist Tom Colicchio

Better Food Advocate and Renowned Chef Tom Colicchio to Speak at Human Rights Conference

Award-winning chef and food policy activist Tom Colicchio, head judge and executive producer on Bravo Television’s Top Chef, will be the featured speaker at the Human Rights Institute conference in March that will focus on hunger and food insecurity.

Deaf Professor Teaches Students Her First Language, American Sign Language

Things are a little different in AnnMarie Bacino’s American Sign Language (ASL) class. Bacino, who was born deaf, communicates in class via ASL and by writing on the whiteboard. Her classroom was largely silent one recent morning as eleven students worked in pairs, practicing ASL slang.
Wenzhou-Kean University students talking on the grass.

Wenzhou-Kean University Faculty Look Forward to Next Phase of Growth

Wenzhou-Kean University enters the next phase of its development as an international university of distinction with a recently approved comprehensive employment package for faculty that will ensure WKU continues to attract and retain outstanding scholars from around the world.