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Executive Director of the Kean University School of Social Sciences, Vicky Cannon, Ph.D.

Q&A: What We’re Learning as the Presidential Votes Are Tallied

Vicky Cannon, Ph.D., executive director of Kean's School of Social Sciences, says the presidential election results so far show some surprises and raise important concerns about the future of our democracy.
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New Kean Postdoctoral Fellowship Program Aims to Create Equity

Kean University has launched the Equity in Action Presidential Postdoctoral Fellowship Program to enhance its standing as one of the most diverse universities in the nation and attract a diverse group of postgraduate students with two-year fellowships to teach and conduct research at Kean.
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Great Minds in STEM national competition

Kean Students Land Top Awards at Research Conference

Fourteen Kean School of Computer Science and Technology students presented at the Great Minds in STEM national conference and two won first-place honors.
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Kean Skylands Campus Hosts Drone Training

VIDEO:  Kean University students and faculty joined first responders at Kean Skylands in Jefferson recently for FAA drone training that could help save lives in emergencies and is helping students develop important professional skills.
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CIE lab story student Anthony Subervi

Kean Design Lab Students Use Virtual Reality to Help Save Whales

A virtual reality rescue of an endangered whale is one of the projects Kean design students are creating through the University's new Center for Immersive Experiences.
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A Kean University student works on a laptop.

Kean Extends Test-Optional Admissions Through Fall 2021

Kean University has extended its test-optional admissions process through the Spring and Fall 2021 semesters to support prospective students coping with disruptions to the SAT and ACT testing schedules due to the COVID-19 pandemic. 
Stanley Mierzwa, the managing assistant director of the Kean University Center for Cybersecurity

Q&A: Protecting Public Health Cybersecurity in a Pandemic

Stanley Mierzwa, the managing assistant director of the Kean University Center for Cybersecurity and a Kean lecturer, explains how the COVID-19 pandemic has made us more vulnerable to cyberattacks and what we can do about it.
Graphic design student Melissa Ostrander working on the project that helped her win a mentorship with advertising agency FCB Toronto.

Kean Advertising and Design Students Win Coveted Mentorships

Five Robert Busch School of Design seniors have been awarded virtual mentorships at top advertising agencies in the U.S. and Canada through an elite program run by a New York-based nonprofit that works with advertising and design professionals throughout the world. 
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Kean Students Work to Restore Maritime Forest

VIDEO: Environmental biology and environmental science students at Kean participated in service learning at the Jersey Shore to gain vital field experience that will prepare them for their future careers.
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Kean architectural studies student Erick Soriano's design for The Reconfigurable House

Kean Students, New Buildings Recognized by New Jersey Architects Group

Architecture students in Kean University’s Michael Graves College recently won three out of the four top student design awards from the regional chapter of the American Institute of Architects. The group — AIA Newark & Suburban Architects — also awarded silver medals for design to Kean’s Liberty Hall Academic Center and Hynes Hall buildings.