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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.
A nurse prepares a COVID-19 vaccine at the vaccination site on Kean University's campus.

Kean Kicks Off COVID-19 Expert Series Focusing on Vaccine Advocacy

In collaboration with the State of New Jersey, Kean University launched a roundtable discussion series to highlight the importance of COVID-19 vaccines, especially for communities of color, and other pandemic-related issues.
Suzanne Barich and her daughter, Addison, taking a Christmas photo.

Vital Health Resource for Union County Community Becomes More Kid Friendly

Student clinicians at the Kean University Center for Communication Disorders are trained to advocate for their patients’ needs. For their pediatric patients at the free clinic, they identified a small improvement that they believed would have a big impact on care.
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Robert Pyatt, Ph.D., in the CLIA Covid lab at Kean University

New Certified COVID-19 Testing Lab Opens at Kean

A new federally certified campus lab that will process COVID-19 test results has opened on Kean's Union campus, building upon an unprecedented partnership with the County of Union in diagnostic testing and critical public health research during the pandemic. The lab will deliver test results in 24 to 48 hours.
Picture of the Kean Cougar for the Student Town Hall.

President Repollet Hears from Students in Virtual Town Hall

Kean University President Lamont O. Repollet, Ed.D., held his first Student Town Hall virtually on November 19, directly fielding questions from students on a variety of topics from remote education to health insurance.
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Kean University President Lamont O. Repollet, Ed.D., with members of Kean's Voting Squad

Kean Students Are Ballot Bowl Champs

Kean University student voter registration efforts were among the most successful in the state this year. The University won top honors in the New Jersey Secretary of State’s 2020 Ballot Bowl.
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Kean Students Work to Restore Maritime Forest

VIDEO: Environmental biology and environmental science students at Kean participated in service learning at the Jersey Shore to gain vital field experience that will prepare them for their future careers.
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COVID-19 Testing and Contact Tracing Protect Kean Campus and Community

Kean University, in coordination with the County of Union, is offering nasal swab testing for the entire community and saliva testing for residential students amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Watch and see how this innovative partnership helps to keep students and others safe.
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A closeup of a student registering to vote at a desk.

Kean Voting Squad Works to Get Out the Vote

A corps of student volunteers called the Voting Squad is fanning out across Kean University, on campus and remotely, to register students to vote in the upcoming election.
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Kean University's STEM Building at twilight

Kean-based Bioscience Companies Contribute to COVID-19 Research

Two companies based in Kean University’s STEM Building — MDSeq Inc. and Eton Bioscience New Jersey — are part of global efforts to develop COVID-19 tests and treatments.