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Ali Stroker, a female with curly blond hair, sitting in her wheelchair on stage. She is wearing a red jump suit. Head tilted, singing. Stage is lit pink. Piano and flowers can partially be seen behind her.

Kean Stage Leads on Accessibility in the Arts

Kean Stage is emerging as a leader in accessible theatre, offering sensory-friendly performances for children, sign-language interpretation and other measures to dismantle barriers to the arts for all audiences. 
View of the Clock Tower in the distance from Cougar Walk; pink flowering trees and spring greenery along the path.

New Urban Policy Institute Launches at Kean

The John S. Watson Institute of Urban Policy and Research at Kean will focus on practical, achievable solutions to improve the lives of people living in urban communities, building on the University’s commitment to scholarship and community service.
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It's Official: During the Pandemic, We're Sleeping In

A new study co-authored by a Kean University associate professor found average sleep time across the globe has increased during the COVID-19 pandemic, which can help fend off the virus.
Kean President Lamont O. Repollet, Ed.D. with Kean students.

Kean Designated a First-gen Forward Institution

Kean University has been recognized as a First-gen Forward Institution by the Center for First-generation Student Success for its support and advancement of students who are the first in their families to attend college.
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Kean Celebrates Women's History Month

Kean University will honor the role women play in business, the sciences, education and now in the White House during Women’s History Month, featuring special events throughout the month of March. Watch as President Lamont O. Repollet, Ed.D., kicks off the celebration in a video message.
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Kean is conducting research into variants of COVID-19

Kean Researchers Track COVID-19 Strains

Kean’s COVID-19 diagnostic lab is searching for new strains of the coronavirus in Union County as part of a pilot project that uses genomic sequencing to detect virus mutations.
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Top Scientists from Kean and Other Universities Collaborate on Pandemic Preparedness

Kean scientists are working with their counterparts from premier institutions across the country to combat COVID-19 and prepare for the next pandemic as part of the Consortium of Scientists for Pandemic Preparedness.
Kean Hall on Kean University's Union campus, in the snow

Brookdale Community College Joins Pathway to Kean Program

The presidents of Kean University and Brookdale Community College this week signed an agreement bringing Brookdale into the Pathway to Kean program, providing students with access to an affordable path for achieving a four-year degree.
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Dual-enrollment Program Gives High School Students a Head Start on College

Students at three New Jersey high schools are getting a jump on their college degrees, earning credits at Kean University while they also work toward their high school diplomas.
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What Do Social Media ‘Likes’ Really Mean?

Businesses and nonprofits actively seek “likes” and “follows” on social media, but research from Kean University shows social media actions don’t necessarily translate into sales or donations.