Kean Lecturer William Heyniger challenged his students to collect 500 pounds of plastic waste to earn a free bench. Learn about their impressive results and why film plastics, such as grocery bags, are so bad for the environment.
Planting microforests has become a worldwide trend because of their presumed benefits, but few scientific studies have been done on these tiny spaces. Kean University is leading the way, researching the urban impact of these powerhouse environments.
On Season Two’s second episode, the Kean University podcast Urban Impact explores environmental justice with Nicky Sheats, Ph.D., J.D., director of the Center for the Urban Environment at the John S. Watson Institute for Urban Policy and Research at Kean.
Cougars, get rewarded for your research ideas. Teams of two or more students are invited to pitch their research ideas for a chance to win cash prizes – up to $10,000! The Cougar Investigator Research Challenge is an exciting new initiative open to students with at least one year left of school.