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Thousands Attend 2nd Annual Jazz & Roots Festival

Kean University’s Jazz & Roots Music Festival drew a crowd of more than 4,000 to the Lawn at Enlow Hall on Saturday, September 24, for an evening of jazz, blues and reggae music, featuring Jazz Master Dianne Reeves and other performers.
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Study Abroad Adventure in South Korea

A group of Kean Global Studies students spent a month in South Korea, getting an immersive cultural experience as part of a unique Travelearn program that earned them credits while they participated in an internship.
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Kean Employee Wellness Initiative Takes Its First Steps

“Are you ready to walk? Let’s go!” said Kean President Lamont O. Repollet, Ed.D., as he kicked off the University’s new Well-Being at Work initiative on a beautiful September morning outside Miron Student Center.
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Join Us at the 2022 Jazz & Roots Music Festival

Pack a picnic basket and bring a blanket or chair to the second annual Jazz & Roots Music Festival, a free outdoor music festival on the Lawn at Enlow Hall at Kean’s East Campus in Hillside, New Jersey.
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Kean Summer Programs Highlights

Kean offered a dozen pre-college and youth programs over the summer, giving 400 students an opportunity to explore theatre, fine arts, scientific research, human rights, soccer and more.
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Universitywide Commencement Returns for Kean’s Class of 2022

Kean University celebrated the 2,825 undergraduates of its Class of 2022 at a joyous Commencement, held at the Prudential Center in Newark for the first time since the start of the pandemic. The day included a Commencement address by Tony-nominated Deaf actor Lauren Ridloff, who spoke in American Sign Language translated by an interpreter.
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Kean Celebrates Graduate Commencement

As a packed house of friends and family watched and celebrated in the New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark, Kean University conferred graduate degrees on 755 students at its festive Graduate Commencement. It was Kean's first full in-person ceremony since the pandemic struck in 2020.
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What’s Next for Kean’s Class of 2022

Kean’s graduating class is continuing to climb higher. These Kean graduates are heading to law school, pursuing master's degrees, going on service trips, and starting their careers. Check out what some of our cougars will be doing after graduation.
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Research Days Highlights Student Projects at New Jersey's First Urban Research University

Kean’s 14th Annual Research Days featured in-person poster presentations and virtual oral presentations of research conducted by more than 1,300 students and 70 members of the faculty.
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Heart Condition Inspires Student | Cougars Climb Higher

Hana Abouhaib had to give up her passion for sports when she was diagnosed with a heart condition. In this Cougars Climb Higher video, watch how the biotechnology and molecular biology student turned that setback into a new passion through research at Kean University.