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Kean University Named a College of Distinction

Kean University has received national recognition as a College of Distinction for its focus on student success and the outstanding classroom experience it provides to undergraduates.
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Jessie Coronel, left, and Dhruva Patel, right, KEAN marketing students who won national recognition

Marketing Success, Two Kean University Seniors Win National Recognition

Two Kean University marketing majors were named among the top marketing students in the country as Marketing EDGE Collegiate Summit Scholars.
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Former U.N. Ambassador Samantha Power speaks at a Kean podium

UN Ambassador Samantha Power Tells Audience in Kean Distinguished Lecture to ‘Shrink the Change’

Former U.N. Ambassador Samantha Power kicked off this year's Distinguished Lecture Series, uring the audience to “shrink the change” by taking action in small ways to make a difference on a global scale.  
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Cougars Climb Higher at Homecoming 2019

VIDEO: The Kean University cougars climbed higher at Homecoming 2019. The community gathered for food, fun and football action. A new Homecoming king and queen were crowned and four lucky students won prizes from the "Semester on Us" contest. 
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Nidhi Thakur

Q&A: Nidhi Thakur, Ph.D., on the Gender Pay Gap

Economics lecturer Nidhi Thakur, Ph.D., an expert in health, labor and gender economics, says bias against women in the workplace is ingrained and salary discrimination against women across industries is not going to improve anytime soon.
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A student works in a Kean laboratory

Kean Receives Accreditation for New Master’s Program in Genetic Counseling

Kean University has received accreditation for a new graduate program in genetic counseling, paving the way for students to begin coursework in Fall 2020.
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Associate Professor Frank Argote-Freyre on immigration and related topics

Q&A: Frank Argote-Freyre on Making a Difference on Immigration

Frank Argote-Freyre, Ph.D., a Kean associate professor of Latin American history and advocate for immigrant rights and social justice, spoke to Kean News about his perspective on the immigration crisis.
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Dr. Jeff Toney sits reading a book at the MIT library

Provost Jeffrey H. Toney, Ph.D., Named Visiting Scholar at Harvard University

Provost and Vice President for Research and Faculty Jeffrey H. Toney, Ph.D., will spend the summer of 2020 as a visiting scholar in the Harvard University Department of the History of Science researching the topic, How Amateurs Changed the World: Philosophical Foundations of Scientific Discoveries.
Gerald Wirth worked with Kean's Concert Choir

From Vienna to Kean, Famed Boys Choir Artistic Director Teaches Master Class

Soaring vocals filled a classroom in Wilkins Theatre on Friday, October 18 as the Kean Concert Choir and Women's Chorus sang in a master class with an internationally known artist, Vienna Boys Choir Artistic Director and President Gerald Wirth.
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Rock band The Who on stage at MSG. Pete Townshend is seen doing signature move. Kean Adjunct James Musto III plays percussion in the background.

Music Professor Tours with Iconic Rock Band

Adjunct Professor James Musto III, director of the Kean Percussion Ensemble, applied his classical music training to classic rock recently, playing the timpani for The Who during the band's Moving On! tour.