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Kean Interior Design Graduates Receive Top Awards

Two Kean interior design graduates from the Class of 2021 were recently honored by the New Jersey American Society of Interior Design for design excellence in their work.
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President Biden Nominates Kean VP to Federal Education Foundation Board

President Biden has nominated Barbara George Johnson, vice president of external affairs and urban policy and research at Kean University, as a member of the Board of Trustees of the Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation. 
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Kean Scholar Academy Inaugural Class Arrives on Campus

High school freshmen from 11 New Jersey school districts arrived at Kean University this week to kick off the Kean Scholar Academy, a new dual-enrollment initiative that prepares selected high school students for future academic success and allows them to start earning college credits as early as
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Kean Keeps Tuition, Fees Unchanged for Second Consecutive Year

For the second year in a row, Kean students will not see an increase in their tuition and fees in the coming academic year, following a Board of Trustees vote on June 21 that reaffirms Kean’s commitment to offering an accessible world-class education amid the challenges posed by COVID-19.
A man operates a drone outside a brick building on the Kean Skylands campus.

Interactive Learning at Kean’s Pre-College Summer Programs

UNION, N.J. — Kean University is offering interactive pre-college programs this summer for high school students interested in environmental science, social activism and theatre.
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Kean Appoints Nationally Recognized Communication Scholar as Top Academic Leader

David S. Birdsell, Ph.D., a veteran higher education leader and esteemed political communication scholar, will serve as the new provost and senior vice president for academic affairs following a comprehensive national search focused on fostering student and faculty success.
Buildings at Wenzhou-Kean University in China

Virtual International Internships Give Kean Students World View During Pandemic

A virtual international internship program created during the COVID-19 pandemic will continue at Kean University and Wenzhou-Kean University in China, allowing students to work halfway around the world as interns on each other’s campuses.
Kean is conducting research into variants of COVID-19

Kean Students Named to Do Research in Disease Pandemics

Three students from Kean University will perform research in disease pandemics virtually as the inaugural class of the Summer Scholars program being launched by the Consortium of Scientists for Pandemic Preparedness (CSPP). 
Knowledge Bennett artwork

Contemporary Artist Knowledge Bennett's ‘Pieces of a Man’ Exhibition to Debut at Kean

Internationally recognized contemporary artist Knowledge Bennett will open a multimedia art exploration at Kean University, beginning September 1. "Pieces of a Man" focuses on matters of science, mathematics, spirituality and societal issues.
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Kean University Commencement Behind the Scenes

Find out what it takes to plan and execute 10 commencement ceremonies, over four days, during one pandemic.