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Criminal justice professionals attend a simulation at Kean University

Walking in the Shoes of Ex-offenders

Criminal justice professionals got a small sense of just how difficult it can be to rebuild your life after getting out of a prison during the recent Re-Thinking Re-Entry simulation event held at Kean.
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Runaway Hampster

The Case of the Runaway Hamster

The young students in Keirah Tompkins preschool class at the Kean Child Care and Development Center recently got a lesson in community policing, courtesy of a runaway hamster named Teddy.
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Cristina Fittipaldi poses in the Human Rights Institute.

Graduate Student Brings Passion for Public Art to Kean Galleries in Water Is Life Exhibition

Art and the public good come together for graduate student Cristina Fittipaldi at Kean University Galleries where she combines her two passions — art and improving the public welfare.
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Student in computer lab

Institute for Life Science Entrepreneurship Gets Grant to Expand Biotech Hub

The Institute for Life Science Entrepreneurship (ILSE) was awarded a $100,000 planning grant with Union Township to expand its outreach to life science entrepreneurs and its University programs.
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Transformed CAS Puts Student Services Front and Center

The newly renovated Maxine and Jack Lane Center for Academic Success (CAS) now serves as a central location for students to access academic support; financial aid, registrar and career services; scholarship, internship and international studies information; and more. New smart classrooms, space for study sessions and a dedicated veteran's lounge, make it a place for all students to succeed.
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Hidden Child survivor of the Holocaust, Albert Hepner, speaks at Kean University

‘Hidden Child’ of the Holocaust Speaks at Kristallnacht Commemoration

The lifelong psychological toll of the Holocaust on children who lived in hiding to avoid capture by the Nazis was recounted in emotional detail at Kean by Albert Hepner, one of those “hidden children.”
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Kean student stands, looking at the Empty Place At The Table Art Display

Domestic Violence Awareness Exhibition at Miron Student Center

The Empty Place at the Table exhibition gave the Kean community the opportunity to read stories of victims of domestic violence, while showing the impact of not having loved ones at the table. 
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Kean student Catherine Lenahan prepares to serve as Dean for a Day.

Trading Places: Kean Student, Administrators Switch Roles in "Dean for a Day"

Imagine if a Kean University senior were to run meetings, solve problems and  be a campus administrator for a day; while at the same time, deans sat in classes, ate at the cafeteria and got a taste of student life. It happened at Kean on November 1, when senior psychology major Catherine Lenahan
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Author Jon Meacham opens the 2018-2019 Distinguished Lecture Series

Presidential Historian Jon Meacham Offers Perspective and Hope

Taking a long view of the American political climate, presidential historian and Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jon Meacham reminded an audience at Kean University that the country has come through difficult times before and will again.
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Lesniak Institute at Kean University Prepares Next Generation of Advocates

Former New Jersey Sen. Raymond J. Lesniak continues his focus on advocacy at the Lesniak Institute at Kean University. He also will teach a course at Kean this Spring on how students can become effective advocates in their communities.