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Kean University has developed a comprehensive Climb Higher Restart Plan for the Spring 2021 semester. Please visit the Return to Campus page to find details and contact information for student services, admissions and more.

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Focusing on Student Success and Retention at Kean

From the Spanish Speaking program to Veteran Student Services, Kean University offers a range of support services with one goal in mind: student success. Watch as Kean students describe how the Division of Student Success and Retention helps them achieve their dream of earning a college degree.
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How COVID Testing Works

Have you ever wondered how COVID-19 testing works? Why does it take so long to get results? Join Robert Pyatt, Ph.D., assistant professor of genetics and genomics, as he takes you inside a clinical diagnostic laboratory at Kean University to explain how COVID-19 samples are tested for the coronavirus and why results aren't instant ... yet.
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Kean President Emeritus Named Educator of the Year

The Research & Development Council of New Jersey honored Kean President Emeritus Dawood Farahi, Ph.D., as the Educator of the Year at the recent Thomas Alva Edison Patent Awards ceremony in recognition of his innovative leadership in higher education and his impact in science and research.
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Kean Students Living on Campus Stay Active and Connected During Pandemic

VIDEO: Kean's residential students say living on campus is different due to COVID-19, but they are grateful for the independence, activities and social life that continue amid strict safety measures. 
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Kean University Middle States Self-Study Underway

Faculty, staff and students from across Kean University are working together to conduct a thorough self-study as part of the Middle States Commission on Higher Education accreditation process.
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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.
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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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Kean’s Virtual Human Rights Conference Explores Voting Amid Chaotic Election Season

The Human Rights Institute Conference is a virtual event that features expert speakers who explore the history and importance of voting, and current obstacles to voting access. The conference takes on added significance in a fall election season punctuated by the tumultuous presidential election battle.
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After Unimaginable Loss, Kean Alumna Urges Community to Fight COVID-19 Together

VIDEO: Daniela Derius-Rodriguez '20 lost her mother and grandfather to COVID-19 while she prepared to graduate from Kean University in the spring. As she grieves, she calls on the community to come together to protect themselves and defeat the virus.
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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.