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Research Days Highlights Student Projects at New Jersey's First Urban Research University

Kean’s 14th Annual Research Days featured in-person poster presentations and virtual oral presentations of research conducted by more than 1,300 students and 70 members of the faculty.
Correctional system reform is topic of CBPM lecture

Kean Distinguished Lecture Takes on Correctional System Reform

A panel of leading experts in corrections and law called for new approaches to criminal justice reform in New Jersey during a panel hosted by Kean’s College of Business and Public Management.
Casey Bucceri overcame many obstacles to earn his MSW degree at Kean

‘A Better Version of Myself’: Kean Grad Student Overcomes Obstacles to Succeed

Master of Social Work degree graduate Casey Bucceri used motivation, dedication and discipline to overcome addiction and achieve his dream of getting an education.
Two businesswomen standing before a wall of machinery and pipes; one holds a tablet, the other holds papers.

Kean Graduate Excels as CEO in Male-dominated Industry

With her Kean economics degree, Maria Piastre ’04 forged a career that has put her at the top of New Jersey-based precious metals refining company Metallix.

Becoming a Doctor Despite the Odds | Cougars Climb Higher

Dr. Michael Enechukwu ’09 grew up in an underserved neighborhood in Newark, where he says few of his friends ever made it out, let alone went on to college. The footing he found at Kean propelled him through medical school and now he is back at the University teaching and mentoring students.
Research Days 2022 presentation

Kean Research Days 2022 Highlights Student Discovery

The annual showcase of student and faculty research is underway, both in-person and online, and wraps up with poster presentations on Wednesday, April 27.
Kean Alumnus and Adjunct Professor George M. Gilcrest with former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine K. Albright

Kean Graduate to Be Pallbearer at Madeleine Albright Funeral

Kean Adjunct Professor George M. Gilcrest ’70, who was a security agent for former Secretary of State Madeleine K. Albright, was chosen by her family to be one of 10 pallbearers at her funeral.
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NY Jets VP Inspires Honors Students with Story of Courage

A New York Jets vice president told Kean honors business students his personal story of courage, urging them to “embrace the unknown” in their lives and choose inclusivity, respect and empathy in their careers.
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Heart Condition Inspires Student | Cougars Climb Higher

Hana Abouhaib had to give up her passion for sports when she was diagnosed with a heart condition. In this Cougars Climb Higher video, watch how the biotechnology and molecular biology student turned that setback into a new passion through research at Kean University.
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Architecture Student Helps Redesign Kean House Patio

Santiago Rada did not have to leave campus to get real-world experience in his major, architectural studies. As an intern with the Office of Campus Planning, he contributed to several on-campus projects, including one at the president’s official residence, Kean House.