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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.
Kean student, Michael Naya, smiles for a photo with 3 World War 2 veterans.

Kean Freshman Preserves the Histories of WW II Veterans

Michael Naya hopes to be a history professor one day. While the Kean freshman pursues that professional dream, he is doing the work of a historian, recording the military experiences of World War II veterans from around the country.
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Kean Skylands Campus Hosts Drone Training

VIDEO:  Kean University students and faculty joined first responders at Kean Skylands in Jefferson recently for FAA drone training that could help save lives in emergencies and is helping students develop important professional skills.
Kean Alumni Carlos Carrillo interning virtually for Surgibox at MIT.

Students Gain Experience Through Virtual Internships

Six Kean University students and recent graduates gained career experience remotely this summer through virtual internships in the fields of industrial design, historic preservation and education.
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Kean ocean graduate Kristen Weinbel celebrates graduation

Kean Ocean Graduate Started Own Company as a Student

Kean Ocean graduate Kristen Weinbel ’20 earned top honors and started her own social media marketing and digital marketing company as a student, while also dealing with a rare medical condition. 
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Kean students are helping their communities combat the Covid-19 virus.

Kean Students Join the Front Line Against COVID-19

They juggle Kean coursework and answering EMT calls. They work long night shifts in hospitals. And they counsel patients struggling with stress caused by COVID-19.
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Kean Hosts 'Stand Up for the Other' Anti-Semitism Forum

The Lesniak Institute for American Leadership and Kean University’s Holocaust Resource Center hosted an open forum to discuss anti-Semitism and bias.
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Da Vinci — Inventions Exhibit Opens at Kean University

Da Vinci — Inventions, an international traveling exhibition about one of the world's greatest inventors and artists, opened at Kean University's Liberty Hall Museum & Academic Center.