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Award-winning Chef Tom Colicchio Advocates for Healthy Food for All

Speaking at the 12th Annual Human Rights Institute Conference, Hunger: The Politics of Food, the food policy activist and head judge of Bravo’s Top Chef told the audience to go beyond food drives and demand action from elected leaders.
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Jennifer Zuniga, Kean art history student, smiles in front of the Newark Museum

Newark Museum Internship Puts Kean Senior on Path Toward Arts Leadership

Kean University art history student Jennifer Zuniga is being groomed as a future leader in the art world with a prestigious three-year internship at the Newark Museum. The Diversifying Art Museum Leadership Initiative internship exposes college students to the full range of museum departments, paying them while training them in all aspects of the business.
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Students and alumni of Kean University - Human Rights Institute - at March for Our Lives 2018 with David Hogg

March for Our Lives: Road to Change

Kean University students Spencer Martin ’19 and Gunneet Malhi ‘21, and recent alumni Sarah Coykendall ’18 and Sarah Mack ‘18 attended the March for Our Lives: Road to Change in Morristown, N.J. The event, part of a 75-city tour, was designed to educate young people about the issue of gun violence
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Kean Gospel Choir Is Three-peat Winner at McDonald’s Gospelfest

The Kean Gospel Choir took home first place for the third straight year at McDonald’s Gospelfest, held Saturday, May 12 at Newark Symphony Hall. 
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Lesniak Institute Hosts Youth Against Gun Violence Roundtable

High school students from throughout Union County recently gathered for a roundtable discussion about youth activism against gun violence at the inaugural event of Kean University’s Lesniak Institute for American Leadership.
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Kean Professor Shaping Metal and Minds

When she’s not shaping metal in her art studio, Kean University Professor Jennifer Crupi is shaping minds in her classroom. Watch and learn about her unique artistic sense, which has led her to prominent exhibitions in the Smithsonian and other major galleries.      
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Kean Students Create PR Strategies for Nonprofits

Kean University public relations students are helping Union County nonprofit organizations tell their stories to the world.
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Students “Wrap Up” 2017 by Donating 1,700 Toys to Local Kids

Be the Change, a community service and activism group at Kean University, held its fifth annual toy drive, collecting more than 1,700 toys and books for children in local communities, many of whom are at risk for gang violence and substance abuse.
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Kean Alumnus Creates Branding for Roselle Park Arts Festival

Kean University alumnus William Weaver ‘17 was recently recognized by Roselle Park for designing the logo for the township’s annual Arts in the Street Festival. Roselle Park Mayor Carl Hokanson presented Weaver with a certificate of appreciation for his work.
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Empty Place Settings Represent Victims of Domestic Violence

As part of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Kean University collaborated with the YWCA (Young Women’s Christian Association) of Union County to host the 10th annual An Empty Place at the Table exhibition and performance at Kean’s Miron Student Center on Thursday, October 26.