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Kean University assistant professor Bok Jeong holding a microphone and speaking at an event.

Kean Professor Shares Expertise with Nonprofits Worldwide

Kean University Assistant Professor Bok Jeong, Ph.D., offered guidance to nonprofit organizations around the globe in a set of online lectures designed to help nonprofits build and sustain effective operations. 
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L-r, Ryan Cruz, Kean graduate Eric Cruz, and Kevin Zamora on Shark Tank.

Kean Graduate Steps onto TV’s Shark Tank with ‘Muvez Footwear’

A Kean graduate developed a new, more versatile sneaker and will pitch the product to some of the nation’s best-known business leaders on the reality TV show Shark Tank
Kean President Dawood Farahi, Ph.D., and Dorothy Henning, Ed.D. pose at the March 2020 Kean Board of Trustees meeting.

Kean Receives Historic Gift from Retired Professor

Distinguished Professor Emerita Dorothy Grant Hennings, Ed.D. ’H10 recently made a historic gift to Kean University, where she and her late husband taught for a combined 63 years.
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school kids try hands-on exhibits at the da Vinci exhibit

Da Vinci - Inventions Exhibition Open Through Mid-April at Kean

From middle school students sketching copies of famous artworks, to senior citizen groups and others marveling at “flying machines,” thousands of visitors have toured Da Vinci — Inventions since it opened at Kean University’s Liberty Hall Academic Center & Exhibition Hall in January.
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Kayson Luis Burgos La Voz

Recent Alumnus Pursues Singing Career on Telemundo’s La Voz

Kayson Luis Burgos ’19 sang the national anthem at Kean’s Undergraduate Commencement and the Liberty Hall Museum naturalization ceremony last year. Now, he is sharing his talent with an audience of 3 million people as he competes on Telemundo’s singing competition show, La Voz.
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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.
Liberty Hall 360 co-director Manny Vozos consults with actors in the film.

Kean Receives New York Emmy Nomination for Film Collaboration

Liberty Hall 360: Revolutionary Wedding, a short film produced by students, faculty, alumni and staff at Kean University, has been nominated for an Emmy Award by the New York Chapter of The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.
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Deaf Singer Brings Inspirational Message to Kean

Singer-songwriter Mandy Harvey’s talent and love of music has taken her on international tours, to the finals of the TV show America’s Got Talent, and recently onto the stage at Kean University -- even though she cannot hear the music she performs.
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Green Lane Academic Building

Kean Wins Award to Address ‘Urgency of Climate Change’

Kean University is among five institutions to receive an award from Columbia University and the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA) for the development of a course addressing climate change through architecture, science and sociology.
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Wenzhou-Kean University Researcher Works to Discover Coronavirus Treatments

A Wenzhou-Kean University research professor who has spent more than a decade studying the endangered pangolin, a scale-covered mammal that is native to Asia and Africa, is now using his expertise to explore possible links between the animal and the novel coronavirus. Siew Woh Choo, Ph.D. said he hopes his research leads to treatments for the virus.