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Kean assistant professor of sociology, Julia Navárez, Ph.D. wrote a book on climate change and cities.

Climate Change in Urban Environments

Julia Nevárez, Ph.D., assistant professor and sociology program coordinator, is the author of a new book, Governing Disaster in Urban Environments: Climate Change Preparation and Adaption After Hurricane Sandy. She talks about looking beyond efforts to rebuild infrastructure and exploring ways to rebuild communities.
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Kean adjunct math professor Irisa Leverette instructs students in algebra.

Rapping Prof. Makes Algebra 'Contagious'

Kean University adjunct professor Irisa Leverette helps her students learn algebra, encourages them to do homework, and reduces “math anxiety” by rapping in the classroom.
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Kean Students Go Global

Kean University offers students many ways to get valuable international academic experience, through study abroad programs at our own English-speaking campus in China and dozens of other locations around the world. Watch and hear from our students directly about how these programs changed their lives.
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Gifts to Kean on Giving Tuesday support academic programs, scholarships, and facilities.

Support Kean Students on 'Giving Tuesday'

It’s like putting scholarships, academic initiatives and building upgrades all in one gift-wrapped box. On Giving Tuesday — the global day of charitable giving on November 27 — Kean University supporters can help fund all of those things by making an online donation to the Kean University Foundation.
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Kean Students Open Hearts to Those Less Fortunate

The season of giving has taken hold at Kean University, with Kean students, staff and faculty lending their hands and hearts to help improve the lives of others.
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Kean Athletic Training Students Take the Field for the NFL

Graduates from Kean's athletic training program are gaining on-the-field experience with professional, college and local sports teams. Says one student currently working with an NFL team, "My office is a football field."
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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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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.