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Kean is conducting research into variants of COVID-19

Kean Researchers Track COVID-19 Strains

Kean’s COVID-19 diagnostic lab is searching for new strains of the coronavirus in Union County as part of a pilot project that uses genomic sequencing to detect virus mutations.
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Top Scientists from Kean and Other Universities Collaborate on Pandemic Preparedness

Kean scientists are working with their counterparts from premier institutions across the country to combat COVID-19 and prepare for the next pandemic as part of the Consortium of Scientists for Pandemic Preparedness.
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Brookdale Community College Joins Pathway to Kean Program

The presidents of Kean University and Brookdale Community College this week signed an agreement bringing Brookdale into the Pathway to Kean program, providing students with access to an affordable path for achieving a four-year degree.
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Dual-enrollment Program Gives High School Students a Head Start on College

Students at three New Jersey high schools are getting a jump on their college degrees, earning credits at Kean University while they also work toward their high school diplomas.
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What Do Social Media ‘Likes’ Really Mean?

Businesses and nonprofits actively seek “likes” and “follows” on social media, but research from Kean University shows social media actions don’t necessarily translate into sales or donations.
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Kean Receives USDOE Grant to Increase Services for Student Veterans

Kean has received a grant from the U.S. Department of Education that will expand its nationally recognized services for student veterans to further smooth their transition to college and support them during their time at the University.
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Kean Receives State Grant to Roll Out Electric Buses

Kean University received nearly $2 million in state grant money to purchase a fleet of seven electric shuttle buses that will provide environmental benefits on campus and beyond.
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Kean Design Alumni Chosen for National Mentorship Program to ‘Change the Face of Advertising’

Five recent Kean alumni working in advertising will be mentored by top creative leaders in the field in a new national program designed to increase diversity and inclusion both in advertising campaigns and among the people who create them.
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Distinguished Lecture Series Returns Virtually with CNN Political Commentator Bakari Sellers

Kean University’s popular Distinguished Lecture Series will return this month with CNN political analyst and best-selling author Bakari Sellers in a virtual conversation on the topic Education, Civil Rights and Equality: Cornerstones for Our Future.
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Focusing on Student Success and Retention at Kean

From the Spanish Speaking program to Veteran Student Services, Kean University offers a range of support services with one goal in mind: student success. Watch as Kean students describe how the Division of Student Success and Retention helps them achieve their dream of earning a college degree.