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Barbara George Johnson

President Biden Nominates Kean VP to Federal Education Foundation Board

President Biden has nominated Barbara George Johnson, vice president of external affairs and urban policy and research at Kean University, as a member of the Board of Trustees of the Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation. 
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Buildings at Wenzhou-Kean University in China

Virtual International Internships Give Kean Students World View During Pandemic

A virtual international internship program created during the COVID-19 pandemic will continue at Kean University and Wenzhou-Kean University in China, allowing students to work halfway around the world as interns on each other’s campuses.
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Knowledge Bennett artwork

Contemporary Artist Knowledge Bennett's ‘Pieces of a Man’ Exhibition to Debut at Kean

Internationally recognized contemporary artist Knowledge Bennett will open a multimedia art exploration at Kean University, beginning September 1. "Pieces of a Man" focuses on matters of science, mathematics, spirituality and societal issues.
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Plainfield Mayor Adrian Mapp, Chief Community Development Officer of the NJ Economic Development AuthorityTai Cooper, and Kean President Lamont O. Repollet, Ed.D.

Kean University Partners in Roundtable Supporting Small Businesses

Small business owners working to rebuild after the pandemic received advice and insight during a Small Business Roundtable co-hosted by Kean University and the City of Plainfield.
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Get Ready for the Biology Revolution, Distinguished Lecturer Tells Kean Community

Kean University launched virtual Research Days — two days of research presentations by more than 1,400 students and faculty — with a Distinguished Lecture by futurist Jamie Metzl, who told the Kean audience to prepare for the biology revolution.
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kean hall

Kean Hosts Second Virtual Student Town Hall

Kean students raised questions on topics from COVID-19 to Commencement as President Lamont O. Repollet, Ed.D., hosted the University's second Virtual Student Town Hall.
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Kean Associate Professor Mia Zamora, Ph.D.

Associate Professor Leads Worldwide Socially Just Academia Project

A Kean writing professor is collaborating with colleagues around the world on an initiative to create a new global vision for higher education that fosters equity and inclusion in teaching practices and scholarship and welcomes new voices into academia.
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Kean Scholar Academy will prepare high school students for college

Kean Scholar Academy Puts High School Students on Track to Success

Kean University has launched Kean Scholar Academy, a dual-enrollment initiative that will prepare selected high school students for college by bringing them on campus to earn college credits and take part in mentorships, internships and other college experiences starting in ninth grade.
Toni Smith-Thompson

Path from Protest to Participation Program Focuses on Long-Term Advocacy

An upcoming program at Kean about the role of women in advocating for social justice will feature Toni Smith-Thompson, an activist and former college athlete who used her platform to protest racial injustice.
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A path though Kean's snow-covered Union campus

Dual-enrollment Program Gives High School Students a Head Start on College

Students at three New Jersey high schools are getting a jump on their college degrees, earning credits at Kean University while they also work toward their high school diplomas.