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Dr. Jeff Toney sits reading a book at the MIT library

Provost Jeffrey H. Toney, Ph.D., Named Visiting Scholar at Harvard University

Provost and Vice President for Research and Faculty Jeffrey H. Toney, Ph.D., will spend the summer of 2020 as a visiting scholar in the Harvard University Department of the History of Science researching the topic, How Amateurs Changed the World: Philosophical Foundations of Scientific Discoveries.
Gerald Wirth worked with Kean's Concert Choir

From Vienna to Kean, Famed Boys Choir Artistic Director Teaches Master Class

Soaring vocals filled a classroom in Wilkins Theatre on Friday, October 18 as the Kean Concert Choir and Women's Chorus sang in a master class with an internationally known artist, Vienna Boys Choir Artistic Director and President Gerald Wirth.
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Rock band The Who on stage at MSG. Pete Townshend is seen doing signature move. Kean Adjunct James Musto III plays percussion in the background.

Music Professor Tours with Iconic Rock Band

Adjunct Professor James Musto III, director of the Kean Percussion Ensemble, applied his classical music training to classic rock recently, playing the timpani for The Who during the band's Moving On! tour.
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Kean Fraternity Hosts Charity Soccer Tournament

VIDEO: Kean's Latin fraternity, Lambda Theta Phi, raised more than $3,000 for Children's Specialized Hospital at its second annual Fraternal Charity Fútbol Cup on October 6 in Kean Alumni Stadium. The tournament included teams from many of Kean's fraternities and other ΛΘΦ chapters.
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Kean University researcher Mayra Bachrach teaches a computer science class.

Google Grant Funds Kean Research into Computer Science Education for Bilingual Learners

A prestigious Google grant is supporting Kean researchers who are working to break language barriers for Hispanic students in high school computer science classes. The $113,000 grant is one of only six Computer Science and Education Research (CS-ER) grants awarded this year by Google.
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Kean grad Michael Favetta presented at a UN forum on climate change in Taiwan

Kean Grad Spreads the Word About Climate Change at U.N. Forum

Kean alumnus Michael Favetta ’07, a former TV weatherman who has built a successful career around the weather, recently presented at a United Nation climate change forum in Taiwan on the topic, "Communication Climate Change."
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Three students collaborate on a renewable energy experiment.

High School Students Learn about Renewable Energy at Kean

New Jersey high school students learned about wind and solar power and other renewable energy in workshops hosted by Kean University’s School of Environmental and Sustainability Science in Union, New Jersey this summer.
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Kean Alum Leads Elmora Troopers to the Little League World Series

VIDEO: Jairo Labrador '07 made the national spotlight with his inspiring speech to the Elmora Troopers during the 2019 Little League World Series. The alumnus says Kean's professors helped make him "the teacher that I am and the coach that I am."
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A Kean student works at a whiteboard.

$1.5 Million Federal Grant Supports Kean’s Supplemental Instruction Program

Kean’s Supplemental Instruction program has received a $1.5 million federal grant to fund a major expansion of the program, which offers specialized, peer-to-peer academic support to students enrolled in traditionally difficult gateway courses such as chemistry and mathematics.
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Two of Rose Gonnella's drawings are pictured at left, in Sara Roby Gallery traveling exhibition. It was in Nantucket.

Kean Associate Dean’s Drawings Included in Smithsonian Collection

Four drawings by Michael Graves College Associate Dean Rose Gonnella are part of the Smithsonian American Art Museum (SAAM) Sara Roby Foundation Collection in Washington, D.C.