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Kean students are helping their communities combat the Covid-19 virus.

Kean Students Join the Front Line Against COVID-19

They juggle Kean coursework and answering EMT calls. They work long night shifts in hospitals. And they counsel patients struggling with stress caused by COVID-19.
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Kean University's STEM Building at twilight

Kean-based Bioscience Companies Contribute to COVID-19 Research

Two companies based in Kean University’s STEM Building — MDSeq Inc. and Eton Bioscience New Jersey — are part of global efforts to develop COVID-19 tests and treatments.
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Feng Qi, Ph.D.

Q&A: Tracking the Spread of Infectious Diseases

Kean Associate Professor Feng Qi, Ph.D., an expert on geographic information systems used in environmental modeling and public health, including the spread of infectious disease, talks about the spread of COVID-19 and steps to mitigate it around the world.
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Whoopi Goldberg will speak to the Kean Class of 2020

Whoopi Goldberg to Address Kean Class of 2020

Whoopi Goldberg will speak to the Kean University Class of 2020 during virtual Commencement on May 29. Goldberg is one of an elite group of artists to have won the Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony awards.

Video: Hear from the Decision Makers

The Human Rights Institute at Kean honors Repollet as an Outstanding Human Rights Educator in 2018.

Biography of Lamont Repollet, Ed.D.

Lamont Repollet, Ed.D., was selected as the 18th leader of Kean University by the Kean Board of Trustees on May 11, 2020 following a comprehensive national search. He will succeed Dawood Farahi, Ph.D., who has served in the role since 2003.
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A Message from Lamont Repollet, Ed.D.

Dear Kean Community, I am tremendously proud and excited to assume the role of president of Kean University, an institution whose mission has been close to my heart for more than 20 years. 
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Lamont Repollet, Ed.D., Named President of Kean University

Lamont Repollet, Ed.D., the New Jersey Commissioner of Education and a Kean alumnus, will become the 18th leader of Kean University. The Board of Trustees announced the appointment on Monday, May 11, following a unanimous vote in support of the thoughtful and charismatic educator.
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Hear from the Decision Makers

VIDEO: Members of the Kean University Presidential Search Committee and the Board of Trustees take us through the process that led to alumnus Lamont Repollet, Ed.D., being appointed the next president of the University. 
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Kean Clock Tower and students

Kean University Joins Statewide Initiative to Bring New Jersey College Students Home

Kean University has joined nine other New Jersey public universities and colleges in issuing a call for the 120,000 state residents who attend higher education institutions out of state to transfer to a New Jersey school and help rebuild the state as a part of a new Scholar Corps program.