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Health & Safety Information

Remote work and classes will continue through Sunday, January 30, 2022. All student services will remain accessible both remotely and in person, and athletics, theatre and most other events will continue as planned. For more information, view the university's health and safety protocols. Visit the  Winter 2022 Student Services Guide for information about student support services and campus activities available during the remote period.

News Archive

Student Florencia Burian is working in the lab at MIT

Kean Students Climb Higher Through Summer Research

Molecular biology major Florencia Burian now has her sights set on a doctoral degree after being part of a prestigious summer research program at MIT.
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Kean Leads Restorative Justice Training Program

Kean is working with educators in 15 New Jersey public school districts on a pilot program to create a more supportive and inclusive culture in K-12 schools.
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Spotted Lanternfly – Why Is It So Bad?

A Kean researcher is working with students to understand how the destructive spotted lanternfly, a plant-hopping insect indigenous to parts of China, India and Vietnam, is spreading across New Jersey.
Kean's Hynes Hall at Night, with an illuminated ticker running across one side.

Kean Named One of 25 U.S. Colleges to Lead Economic Development Programs

Kean received a U.S. Economic Development Administration University Center grant and is creating the Center to identify and support the economic development needs of communities throughout New Jersey.
A nurse gives a vaccine to a male patient at Kean University's Union County vaccination site.

Kean and Six Other NJ Public Colleges and Universities Generate $6.1 Billion in Economic Activity

Kean has an economic impact that benefits New Jersey and the region far beyond the borders of campus, according to a new study.
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Inaugural Jazz & Roots Music Festival Draws 2,000 Music Fans to Kean

Community members, Kean students and alumni braved the chilly fall temperatures on a Sunday in mid-October for the first annual Jazz & Roots Music Festival at Kean.
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Kean Homecoming Draws Spirited Cougar Crowd

The Kean community came out in force to celebrate Homecoming with a festive campus carnival, football and a chance for Kean students, alumni, family and friends to reconnect.
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Kean University Installs First Black President

Kean University President Lamont O. Repollet, Ed.D., a Kean alumnus and former Kean Trustee, was installed as the 18th leader and first Black President of the University in a campuswide ceremony attended by Kean faculty and students, state lawmakers, presidents of other colleges and universities across New Jersey, and family and friends.
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Kean Researchers Uncover Inconsistencies in COVID-19 Genetic Tests

A Kean research team evaluated the reliability of direct-to-consumer genetic tests to determine a person's risk of contracting COVID-19. Learn what they found out.
Kean alumna Nina Romano with her hands on her hips wearing a LaRocca Fitness t-shirt

Kean Graduate Creates Fitness Program for People with Disabilities

Nina Romano believes that fitness is for everyone, and she’s determined to prove it.