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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.
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Kean Dance Marathon 2020 was held on Instagram Live

Kean Dance Marathon Goes Virtual to Raise Money for Children’s Specialized Hospital

Kean students danced in their living rooms to participate in the annual Kean Dance Marathon on Instagram Live and raise money for Children’s Specialized Hospital amid the COVID-19 pandemic.                             
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Q&A: Tips for Coping with Social Distancing

Vincent Kiefner, Ph.D., is director of Kean University Office of Counseling, Disability, Alcohol and Other Drug Services. Kean News spoke with him about social distancing and how Kean students — and others — can best cope with the changes brought on by COVID-19.
Kean University assistant professor Bok Jeong holding a microphone and speaking at an event.

Kean Professor Shares Expertise with Nonprofits Worldwide

Kean University Assistant Professor Bok Jeong, Ph.D., offered guidance to nonprofit organizations around the globe in a set of online lectures designed to help nonprofits build and sustain effective operations. 
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Miron Student Center patio with students lounging

Kean Partners with College Steps on New Program for Students with Disabilities

Through a partnership with College Steps, Kean is launching a new program in Fall 2020 in which students with learning disabilities, autism and executive functioning difficulties will receive comprehensive specialized support, including peer mentoring, group seminars and individualized learning plans.