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Weather Alert

Due to the impending storm and the State of Emergency recently declared by Gov. Murphy, all classes on the main campus and Kean Skylands are canceled beginning at 7 p.m. tonight. All classes also will be canceled tomorrow, Tuesday, October 26, and nonessential personnel should not report to campus. Kean Ocean students should visit the Ocean County College website for information regarding any class cancellations.

News Archive

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Kean University Installs First Black President

Kean University President Lamont O. Repollet, Ed.D., was installed today as the 18th leader of the University in a campuswide ceremony attended by Kean faculty and students, state lawmakers, presidents of other colleges and universities across New Jersey, and family and friends.
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Kean Researchers Uncover Inconsistencies in COVID-19 Genetic Tests

A Kean research team evaluated the reliability of direct-to-consumer genetic tests to determine a person's risk of contracting COVID-19. Learn what they found out.
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Kean Alumna Climbs Higher in Design

Four years ago, Tricia Cenit wasn’t sure she could afford college. Now, after receiving a scholarship at Kean, her designs are in The New York Times.
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New BFA Broadens Academic Pathways for Design Students

Kean's Michael Graves College has expanded programs available for students pursuing careers in the creative field of advertising.
Author Elizabeth Acevedo held a book reading and discussion of her book, The Poet X, at Kean

Award-winning Author Elizabeth Acevedo Gives Book Reading at Kean

The author of the verse novel "The Poet X" read from her work and spoke to Kean students as part of Hispanic Heritage Month and the University's Common Read.
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Kean Dedicates Hennings College of Science, Mathematics and Technology

Kean University held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to officially dedicate The Dorothy and George Hennings College of Science, Mathematics and Technology, and honor Distinguished Professor Emerita Dorothy Grant Hennings, Ed.D., and her husband, the late Professor George Hennings, Ed.D.
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Kean Wins Two National Science Foundation Grants to Support Diversity in Computer Science

Kean will lead a five-school consortium that received a $5 million research grant from the National Science Foundation and will also share in a second grant to increase minority undergraduates and grad students in computer science.
Former Kean University Board of Trustees chair Ada Morell speaks at a podium at Kean's commencement.

Board of Trustees Names Steve Fastook as Chair, Replacing Longtime Board Leader Ada Morell

After 10 years at the helm of the Kean University Board of Trustees, Ada Morell ’97 announced on Monday that she was stepping down as chair of the University’s governing board. The trustees selected fellow Board member and media executive Steve Fastook H’06 as the Board’s new leader. 
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‘Common Read’ Puts Kean Students on the Same Page

Kean's first-year students will all be reading the same book this semester, "The Poet X" by Elizabeth Acevedo, as the University institutes its inaugural Common Read to build community and recognize Hispanic Heritage Month.
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Summer Fellowship Program Raises University’s Research Profile

Twenty faculty projects were awarded funding through the new Summer Research Fellowship Program, which was created to expand research activities at Kean and advance the University’s goal of becoming an R-2 research institution.