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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.
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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.

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Kean Q&A: Jacquelyn Tuerk-Stonberg, Ph.D., Presents Inaugural Art History Lecture on Dark Arts

Kean Q&A: Jacquelyn Tuerk-Stonberg, Ph.D., Presents Inaugural Art History Lecture on Dark Arts

Kean Associate Professor Jacquelyn Tuerk-Stonberg, Ph.D., will deliver a lecture exploring the world of magical amulets to ward off dangers and fears in ancient and medieval civilizations.

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Contemporary Artist Ricardo Roig Celebrates Solo Exhibition with Art Scholarship Announcement at Kean University

Contemporary Artist Ricardo Roig Celebrates Solo Exhibition with Art Scholarship Announcement at Kean University

Artist Ricardo Roig ’08, Kean University alumnus and artist-in-residence, is furthering his commitment to the University with the creation of the Roig Family Art Scholarship. 

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Ars Vitalis at Kean University Presents the Music of Trent Johnson

Ars Vitalis at Kean University Presents the Music of Trent Johnson

The critically acclaimed Ars Vitalis: The New Jersey New Music Forum at Kean University will present a concert of chamber music arrangements of scenes from the opera Kenyatta by composer Trent Johnson, including a panel discussion with the composer and librettist Richard Wesley. 

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Theatre Students and Faculty Participate in On-Stage Intimacy Training

Theatre Students and Faculty Participate in On-Stage Intimacy Training

Kean Theatre Conservatory students and faculty learned techniques for staging theatrical kisses, offering consent and more.
Kean alumnus and musical composer Colin Bell at the keyboard
Composing Career Takes Kean Music Education Graduate from Marching Bands to the Red Carpet

Composing Career Takes Kean Music Education Graduate from Marching Bands to the Red Carpet

Colin Bell earned a B.A. in music education from Kean in 2005 and, after graduating, joined the music faculty of his alma mater, Old Bridge High School. He has also become a prolific composer, more recently, for movies and other screen projects.
Community Orchestra Revived at Kean

Community Orchestra Revived at Kean

The Kean-NJIO Orchestra is comprised of talented musicians of all ages from the Kean community and surrounding areas who come together to perform classical and contemporary pieces throughout the year. Check out our video to see their joy in making music together.
Ricardo Roig, Kean artist-in-residence, poses alongside his work
Kean Alumnus Ricardo Roig Named University’s Artist-in-Residence

Kean Alumnus Ricardo Roig Named University’s Artist-in-Residence

The 2008 Kean alumnus will return to campus in the Fall to create a mural at the Human Rights Institute, conduct workshops and classes with students, and show new work.
Breathing Life into Discarded Items: Exploring Sayaka Ganz’s Sculpture

Breathing Life into Discarded Items: Exploring Sayaka Ganz’s Sculpture

Artist Sayaka Ganz uses discarded everyday plastic items like utensils, toys and other household objects to create beautiful animal sculptures in her exhibition, Reclaimed Creations. Now on display at the Liberty Hall Academic Center Gallery, the artwork carries a deeper message about the importance of conservation and sustainability.