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Kean University has created a comprehensive Climb Higher Restart Plan for Fall 2020. Please visit the Return to Campus page to find details and contact information for student services, admissions and more.

News Archive

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Cougars Climb Higher Together

VIDEO: It's up to each of us to do our part to keep our fellow Cougars safe. Follow the lead of the Kean Cougar mascot and take these steps to protect our community.
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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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Welcome Back, Kean Cougars

VIDEO: Kean University is ready to welcome back the entire community for the Fall 2020 semester, both virtually and on campus. Hear from students, faculty and staff about the role everyone plays in creating a safe environment.
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Hear from the Decision Makers

VIDEO: Members of the Kean University Presidential Search Committee and the Board of Trustees take us through the process that led to alumnus Lamont Repollet, Ed.D., being appointed the next president of the University. 
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Kean Community: We Miss You

VIDEO: Kean's academic programs and dedication to community service continue during the COVID-19 pandemic, but the campus is quiet, and we look forward to our students' return when the time is right. Take a look. #CougarsClimbHigher
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Hynes Hall to Open Summer 2020

Hynes Hall, the new home of Kean's College of Business and Public Management, is set to open in Summer 2020. The new space will offer cutting-edge business education technology, modern community learning spaces and breathtaking views of campus and New York City.
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Kean Community: We’re In This Together

As the Kean community continues to follow state and federal guidelines on social distancing during the global COVID-19 pandemic, Kean’s leaders, faculty and students came together, virtually, to share messages of support and inspiration. 
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Fear vs. Fact: Robert Pyatt, Ph.D., on Coronavirus

In this follow-up video with Kean University Assistant Professor Robert Pyatt, Ph.D., the molecular geneticist cautions on the need for the public to separate useful facts from dangerous opinions when consuming media coverage of the coronavirus pandemic. Pyatt's previous Kean News video, The Truth about Coronavirus and the Media, has generated more than 37,000 views on YouTube.
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Q&A: ‘We’ve Got to Make Science Accessible’ Says Kean Expert Robert Pyatt, Ph.D.

Kean University Assistant Professor Robert Pyatt, Ph.D., a molecular geneticist, warns that irresponsible reporting on the coronavirus and other scientific research, which often is rushed and not thoroughly vetted, risks creating public panic.
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Q&A: Middle East Faces a ‘Range of Options,’ Says Expert Gilbert Kahn, Ph.D.

Kean Political Science Professor Gilbert Kahn, Ph.D., teaches courses on American government and foreign policy, and has written and published research on anti-Semitism. He spoke with Kean News about recent developments in the Middle East and what they mean for the future of the region.