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Kean Student Plans to Pitch Musical to Broadway

Four years ago, Sam Royster began writing a musical about Josephine Baker, the Harlem Renaissance entertainer, French Resistance spy and celebrated Civil Rights activist. On the brink of his graduation from Kean University, he’s ready to pitch it to Broadway and share it with the world.
STEM Building at Kean

NJCSTM Grads Bring Laboratory Experience into Their Future

The Class of 2021 at Kean University’s New Jersey Center for Science, Technology and Mathematics (NJCSTM) is graduating with a deep level of research experience as the first class to have every student complete the Kean Research First Initiative.
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Students Contribute to Fourth Edition of Professor's Book

The fourth edition of Distinguished Professor Robin Landa’s book, Advertising by Design, has been released and includes contributions made by two of her students in Kean’s Robert Busch School of Design.
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Kean Associate Professor Mia Zamora, Ph.D.

Associate Professor Leads Worldwide Socially Just Academia Project

A Kean writing professor is collaborating with colleagues around the world on an initiative to create a new global vision for higher education that fosters equity and inclusion in teaching practices and scholarship and welcomes new voices into academia.
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Kean math graduate Angel Rivera sits at a laptop with a Chubb water bottle nearby.

Hard Work and Networking Launch Math Grad to Career of His Dreams

Angel Rivera didn’t always have a career path in mind, but that changed for the Class of 2021 graduate when he enrolled at Kean Ocean and became a math major. 
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African Transfer Student Excels in Computer Science at Kean University

Xavier Doh came to the United States from Togo, Africa when he was 24 years old and began his journey to study computer science in a new language and culture. Now he’s poised to begin a career as a software developer.  
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A student wears a graduation cap with the LGBTQIA+ rainbow flag on it at commencement

Kean to Hold Lavender Graduation Ceremony for LGBTQIA+ Students

Kean University will hold its first Lavender Graduation Ceremony, virtually, to celebrate the academic achievements of LGBTQIA+ students in a safe and supportive environment.
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Turning Autism Awareness into Action

Kean's campus turned blue for World Autism Awareness Day, and President Lamont O. Repollet, Ed.D., held a roundtable with policymakers, parent advocates and educators to discuss supporting students on the autism spectrum from pre-K through higher education and beyond.
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Kean Environmental Justice Expert Named to White House Advisory Council

A Kean University policy center director has been appointed to the White House Environmental Justice Advisory Council, which is charged with advising the Biden administration on national policies and programs to address environmental justice issues, including elevated levels of pollutio
Kean students in a GLAB study lounge

Students Delve into History of Pandemics and COVID-19 Experiences

Professors of the history department are team teaching a History of Pandemics course, focusing on past and present pandemics and featuring a student-led oral history project about the COVID-19 outbreak.