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Chamique Holdsclaw, sitting, with her hands folded on a desk.

14th Annual Human Rights Conference to Address Mental Health Stigmas

WNBA Hall of Famer Chamique Holdsclaw will be the keynote speaker at the 14th annual Human Rights Conference, "Stop the Stigma: Mental Health and Human Rights," on March 25.
Associate Professor Jing-Chiou Liou teaching a computer science class at Kean University.

Kean Designated Cybersecurity Center of Excellence

Kean University has been designated as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense by the National Security Agency for its academic programs and practices to address a growing national crisis – the shortage of trained cybersecurity professionals in the workforce.
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Black History Month Proclamation

Kean University celebrates the month of February 2022 as Black History Month and is rededicated to studying, honoring and championing the Black community — not just this month, but every day thereafter. 
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Happy Chinese New Year, Wenzhou-Kean University

The Kean USA executive leadership team sends greetings to the WKU community to mark the Lunar New Year, the year of the tiger.
A procession of doctoral students takes part in Kean Commencement in 2019.

Kean Designated as Doctoral University by Carnegie Commission

Kean University has been named a Professional/Doctoral University by the Carnegie Commission on Higher Education, reflecting the University’s increased number of doctoral programs offered and degrees awarded, and Kean’s strong commitment to research.
Sen. Menendez, Pres. Repollet, Sen. Booker, and Kean students Jason Pleitez and Delia Latini on a Zoom computer screen.

Kean President Calls for National Solution to Student Debt Crisis

President Lamont O. Repollet, Ed.D., joined U.S. Senators Bob Menendez and Cory Booker, Kean students and national leaders on a virtual panel to discuss solutions to the national student loan debt crisis.
Kean students walk past the clock tower

Garden State Guarantee Provides New Affordable Pathway at Kean

A new state program available at Kean University makes it possible for eligible students to attend college for free in their third and fourth years.
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Spring Sports Uniform Reveal

Kean Athletics is proud to introduce new uniforms for the Spring sports teams. Check out what our Cougars will be wearing this upcoming season.
Graduate student Ayesha Hashim is researching COVID-19 variants

Kean Student Researcher Studies Pandemic in Real Time

Kean STEM student Ayesha Hashim is studying COVID-19 variants in the on-campus diagnostic laboratory for her graduate research project.
Kean University's STEM building illuminated at night.

ILSE Launches Plumeria Therapeutics

The Institute for Life Science Entrepreneurship (ILSE) at Kean University has launched Plumeria Therapeutics, Inc., a clinical-stage developer of non-opioid treatments for pain.