Skip to main content

News Archive

article-1 Created with Sketch.
Kean University Nursing faculty pose with their nursing Excellence in Scholarship Award

Nursing Faculty Bring New Curriculum Nationwide

Three Kean University nursing faculty members created a new nursing education model that is being introduced across the nation. The Integrative Student Growth Model is a student-centric approach that builds on the individual strengths of each student in a holistic, inclusive and interconnected way.
video-1 Created with Sketch.

Theatre and Music Students Perform with Tony Winner Kelli O’Hara

You know you’re having a good day when Tony Award-winner Kelli O’Hara insists on singing a second song with you before a sold-out crowd. That’s what happened to 20 Kean University theatre and music students who auditioned to perform To Build a Home from the Broadway show The Bridges of Madison County with O’Hara at her recent Kean Stage concert.  
article-1 Created with Sketch.
Hand written tags and labels adorned the fine of ancient Madeira wine

Wines Found at Liberty Hall Sold at Auction; Will Improve Access to Museum

A collection of centuries-old Madeira wines uncovered at Liberty Hall recently went up for auction at the famed Christie’s auction house in New York, and the proceeds will help restore a 1920s-era elevator at the landmark museum that was once the home of New Jersey's first-elected governor.
article-1 Created with Sketch.
Renowned chef and food policy activist Tom Colicchio

Better Food Advocate and Renowned Chef Tom Colicchio to Speak at Human Rights Conference

Award-winning chef and food policy activist Tom Colicchio, head judge and executive producer on Bravo Television’s Top Chef, will be the featured speaker at the Human Rights Institute conference in March that will focus on hunger and food insecurity.
video-1 Created with Sketch.

Deaf Professor Teaches Students Her First Language, American Sign Language

Things are a little different in AnnMarie Bacino’s American Sign Language (ASL) class. Bacino, who was born deaf, communicates in class via ASL and by writing on the whiteboard. Her classroom was largely silent one recent morning as eleven students worked in pairs, practicing ASL slang. Laughter broke out repeatedly, however, as Bacino, moving from her desk to a whiteboard, helped correct the class on expressions such as “love it!” and “trumps.”
article-1 Created with Sketch.
Wenzhou-Kean University students talking on the grass.

Wenzhou-Kean University Faculty Look Forward to Next Phase of Growth

Wenzhou-Kean University enters the next phase of its development as an international university of distinction with a recently approved comprehensive employment package for faculty that will ensure WKU continues to attract and retain outstanding scholars from around the world.
video-1 Created with Sketch.

TV Studio Gets High-Definition Makeover

New state-of-the-art equipment in Kean’s on-campus TV studio is giving communication students hands-on TV production experience. The University recently replaced the TV studio equipment with new high-definition equipment that is the standard in studios and newsrooms around the world.
article-1 Created with Sketch.
Kean Gospel Choir at Radio City

Kean Gospel Choir Opens for Rockettes at Radio City Music Hall

The award-winning Kean Gospel Choir performed on Sunday, December 2 at the legendary Radio City Music Hall in New York City, opening for the annual Christmas Spectacular show.
Judy Smith Photo

‘Professional Fixer,’ Inspiration for Scandal TV Drama, Joins Kean’s Distinguished Lecture Series on February 6

The woman who inspired the hit TV series Scandal, high-powered crisis manager Judy A. Smith, will discuss her work in politics, media and top-level crisis management when Kean University’s Distinguished Lecture Series continues on Wednesday, February 6.
article-1 Created with Sketch.
Patricia Morreale, Ph.D.

Kean’s Patricia Morreale Named AAAS Fellow

Kean University School of Computer Science Executive Director Patricia Morreale, Ph.D., has joined the ranks of Nobel laureates and science pioneers as a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Kean's first AAAS fellow, Morreale received the prestigious national honor for achievements in advancing science.