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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.

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Kean and Six Other NJ Public Colleges and Universities Generate $6.1 Billion in Economic Activity

Kean University and six fellow New Jersey public colleges and universities produce $6.1 billion in economic activity in the state each year and generate an estimated $220 million in state tax revenue, according to a new economic impact report.
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Kean-Based Organization to Help Build Indian Biotechnology in NJ

The Institute for Life Science Entrepreneurship, a nonprofit based at Kean that works with startups and entrepreneurs in the life sciences, has signed an agreement providing training and support to strengthen ties with the Indian biotechnology sector.
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New Office of Alumni Engagement Connects with Kean Grads

The new Office of Alumni Engagement will work to build stronger ties with the University’s 100,000 alumni and foster programs that support current Kean students.
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Kean Welcomes Artist-in-Residence Knowledge Bennett

Internationally recognized contemporary artist Knowledge Bennett, Kean’s inaugural artist-in-residence, opened a multimedia exhibition of his latest work, entitled "Pieces of a Man," at galleries spanning the campus. The exhibition will run through December 17.
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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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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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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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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 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.