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Kean graphic design students Claudia Argueto and Giselle Padilla

Two Kean Students Committed to ‘Writing Wrongs’

Two Michael Graves College students were selected to take part in Writing Wrongs, an intensive three-day workshop that produced a published book, Outgrowing: Stories from the LGBTQ+ Community. They both served on the book’s design team, adding design elements throughout the book to give it a more cohesive look.

In His Father’s Footsteps, Activist Martin Luther King III Speaks at Kean

Speaking at the Kean University campus where his father delivered a powerful address almost 60 years earlier, human rights activist Martin Luther King III said young people and others must use their votes to “make America what it ought to be.”
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Kean student Hailey Seals was invited to the State of the Union by US Rep Tom Malinowski

After Tragedy, Kean Student Attends State of the Union Address

Kean University freshman Hailey Seals recently attended the State of the Union address at the invitation of U.S. Rep. Thomas Malinowski. It came nearly two months after her father, a Jersey City police officer, was killed in the line of duty.

Kean Human Rights Institute Conference to Focus on Voting Rights

The 13th annual Kean University Human Rights Institute (HRI) conference will focus on the power, importance and fragility of voting as our nation prepares for its next presidential election. Ari Berman, an award-winning journalist and author, will be the featured speaker.
Kean alumna Emily Conklin received the Bauer Boucher Award. She is pictured with Nancy Boucher and W. John Bauer.

Kean Theatre Student and Alumna Receive Bauer Boucher Playwriting Awards

Two women, a Kean theatre student and a recent graduate who is now building a theatre career in New York City were named recipients of the Bauer Boucher Playwriting Award presented by Premiere Stages, Kean's professional theatre company in residence.
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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.
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Kean Hosts 'Stand Up for the Other' Anti-Semitism Forum

The Lesniak Institute for American Leadership and Kean University’s Holocaust Resource Center hosted an open forum to discuss anti-Semitism and bias.
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Dongyan Mu, Ph.D., at Drop the Beet Farms in Freehold

Kean Receives NSF Grant to Cultivate Sustainable Agriculture

Kean researchers have received a grant from the National Science Foundation for a sustainability study to help develop alternative, more sustainable methods of cultivating fresh vegetables for consumers by comparing two water-based growing techniques, aquaponic and hydroponic farming.
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Kean History Honor Students Among Elite Presenting at National Conference

Six history honors students shared their original research on founding father William Livingston at the premier national gathering of historians, the American Historical Association conference. They presented two of the only 17 undergraduate research posters selected for the conference.
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Phi Kappa Phi 2020 Faculty Inductees

Phi Kappa Phi Names Faculty to Kean Chapter

The Kean University chapter of Phi Kappa Phi (PKP), the nation’s oldest and largest all-discipline honor society, recently initiated six faculty members during a ceremony at the Alumni House.