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Kean Skylands campus

Kean Skylands Campus Opens to Students

Students from northwest New Jersey are studying biology, criminal justice and management at the new Kean Skylands campus in Jefferson. It offers students with associate degrees the chance to earn their bachelor's degrees close to home on a unique campus with a renovated former abbey and a treehouse classroom building, all connected by a beautiful skywalk. 
Associate Prof. Ed Johnston uses LinkedIn Leaning in his classes.

LinkedIn Learning Provides Online Courses to Kean Community

Kean students, faculty and staff now have the opportunity to learn everything from technical skills to social media content marketing and creating the perfect “elevator pitch” through an online educational tool called LinkedIn Learning.
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Kean University Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs Paul Croft, Ph.D.

Q&A: Hurricanes, Dorian and Climate Change

Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs Paul Croft, Ph.D., a meteorologist, discusses the conditions that created the devastating Hurricane Dorian and whether we should expect more storms like it.
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A classroom at Kean University, with "Top 50 Northern U.S. Social Mobility"

U.S. News & World Report Ranks Kean Top Performer on Social Mobility

U.S. News & World Report this week ranked Kean University among the top universities in the northern United States for helping economically disadvantaged students enroll and graduate within six years.
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'Centennial' Scholarships Make Higher Education Goals Possible for Kean Freshmen

Meet some of the freshmen starting at Kean thanks to the Centennial Fund Scholarship, a need-based award for students with exceptional academic backgrounds.
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Students Design New Learning Plaza at Kean

Architecture student Hugo Burgos helped design the new Learning Plaza that is now open on the former site of Willis Hall, which was torn down over the summer. The new plaza provides a view into campus from Morris Avenue, a comfortable, natural setting and charging stations, so students - and their devices - can recharge between classes.
Kean University President Dawood Farahi, Ph.D., spoke about the Vision 2020 accomplishments in his Opening Day Address.

President Farahi Points to Vision 2020 Success in Opening Day Address

Kean University President Dawood Farahi, Ph.D., last week told the University community that Kean has achieved its goals outlined in the Vision 2020 strategic plan “beyond our expectations” and that 2020 will be his last year as president.
Kean University President Dawood Farahi, Ph.D. speaks at the 2019 Opening Day Address.

Dawood Farahi Announces 2020 Will Be His Last Year as University President

In his Opening Day Address, Kean University President Dawood Farahi, Ph.D., told the campus community that he will serve his last year as president in 2020 after 17 years leading one of the state’s largest and most diverse universities.
High school students researched STEM topics from medicinal chemistry to machine learning during the summer research program at Kean.

Top High School STEM Students Spend Summer Learning at Kean

High-achieving math and science students from high schools throughout New Jersey spent much of their summer vacation at Kean University, doing hands-on research in areas ranging from analytical chemistry to computational mathematics.
Kean computer science graduate student Matthew Seesselberg is at right

Computer Science Research Project Takes Kean Students to Capitol Hill

A computer science student’s daily commute to Kean put him on the road to Capitol Hill and the prestigious Posters on the Hill conference when he decided to research the effectiveness of Google Maps.