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Ansel Adams Photography Exhibition at Kean

Works by the iconic 20th-century landscape photographer Ansel Adams will be on display at the Galleries at Kean University in an exhibition premiering Thursday, April 21 at Liberty Hall Academic Center. 
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Kean Skylands Hosts Family Fun Community Day April 23

Kean Skylands, Kean University’s campus in Jefferson, will celebrate Earth Week with a Community Day featuring tours and fun, free activities for all ages on Saturday, April 23 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the campus on Mount Paul Road. 
Former NJ Senator Raymond Lesniak, (r), talks with Elizabeth Mayor Christian Bollwage, (l), during Lesniak's Distinguished Lecture

‘Cultivating Justice,’ Former NJ Senator Gives Distinguished Lecture at Kean

Former state Senator Raymond Lesniak shared anecdotes and accomplishments from his storied 40-year career in New Jersey politics in a President’s Distinguished Lecture at Kean University on April 12.
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Celebrate Kean Founders Day

Kean University got its start 167 years ago on April 14th. The campus community is encouraged to donate to the Kean Foundation’s Fund for Excellence in support of the University and its students and is invited to a light breakfast on the Union and Kean Ocean campuses to celebrate.
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'Cougar Cribs' Featuring Cougar Hall

The first episode of Cougar Cribs brings us inside the newest residence hall at Kean University – Cougar Hall. Join two of Kean’s residential students as they share how they style their suite.
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Kean Grad’s Film Project Lands on Amazon Prime

A sci-fi thriller and coming-of-age limited series, Timelapse was filmed partly at Kean and includes Kean graduates in the cast and crew.
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Chemistry Graduate Brings Passion and Energy to Johns Hopkins University Lab

Angela Estevez ’17 has the job of her dreams as a lab manager at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. But to get there, she had to dig deep inside herself to find the confidence and resilience to apply for a position at the school 11 times.
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Cougar Mascot Name Revealed

The Kean University cougar mascot is no longer nameless. You voted and it’s official. The Kean Cougar finally has a name! Watch our video to learn what to call the Kean mascot.
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K-12 Teachers Learn Cultural Competency Through Kean Professional Development

As the K-12 student population in New Jersey becomes more diverse, a Kean program provides classroom teachers with increased cultural understanding and perspective.
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Foundation to Offer Rappaport Prize to Top Kean Architecture Students for Second Year

A private foundation that supports higher education and urban design teaching will award $10,000 in total prizes to graduates and students from the School of Public Architecture for a second year.