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Kean's Sara Compion with Viva Foundation's Meleney Kriel.

Building Bridges Across Continents

Kean students recently got a lesson in international social activism from the head of a nonprofit organization that is helping to build communities in impoverished areas in South Africa.
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An American flag that flew over Ground Zero is raised at Kean University.

Solemn Ceremony, Day of Service, Memorialize September 11

The Kean University community remembered the September 11, 2001 terror attacks in a solemn ceremony at the University’s Human Rights Institute that also marked a day of service to others.
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Occupational therapy students working with clients

New Academic Programs Expand Kean’s Educational Offerings

Five new degree programs have been added to Kean University’s academic offerings for the 2018-2019 academic year to meet the growing demand for healthcare professionals and offer students a global perspective in an evolving job market.

Politics and 'Scandal' Open Distinguished Lecture Series

Presidential historian and Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Jon Meacham and Judy A. Smith, whose career in high-level crisis management inspired the hit TV show Scandal, will launch Kean University’s Distinguished Lecture Series this semester.
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Kean Highlands Campus Provides Natural Learning Environment

The Kean Highlands campus gives students from many disciplines the opportunity to study and conduct research in the beautiful ecological environment of the New Jersey Highlands.
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Kean student Natalie Hernández interviews a volunteer in South Africa.

Students Conduct Research in South Africa

Two Kean students and their professors spent more than two weeks of the summer in South Africa conducting research on volunteering for Mandela Day, a time of community service held annually in honor of the anti-apartheid revolutionary.
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Students and their families moved in to Cougar Hall on Kean University's main campus in Union.

A Move-in Day of Excitement and Possibility

Excited students, tearful parents and rolling yellow bins took over Kean’s main campus in the days before the start of the Fall semester as approximately 2,100 students moved in to the University’s seven residence halls.
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Dr. Farahi at Opening Day 2018 for Kean University

President Farahi Gives Opening Day Address

President Dawood Farahi, Ph.D., kicked off the start of the 2018-2019 academic year with his annual Opening Day Address to faculty and staff, highlighting Kean's achievements from the past year and offering new plans to move the University forward on a path of excellence and opportunity.
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New website

New Launches for Fall 2018 Semester

Kean University unveiled a new website at the start of the Fall semester to better showcase the University’s academic programs, research and student success to our digital audience.
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The new members of Kean University's faculty pose outside Kean Hall.

Kean Welcomes New Faculty

More than 50 new faculty members, representing academic disciplines from across the University, are getting lessons in all things Kean during this summer’s new faculty orientation program.