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Kean Lecturer Brings Music into Early Childhood Education

"Guitar Bob," also known as Kean Lecturer Robert Messano, believes music motivates children to learn and succeed. Watch him and Kean's graduate education students bring a love of music and literacy to area children.
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Da Vinci – Inventions Exhibit to Open at Kean University

The Liberty Hall Academic Center at Kean University is set to unveil a world-class traveling exhibition, Da Vinci – Inventionsshowcasing faithful reproductions of many of Renaissance artist Leonardo da Vinci’s most important inventions, drawings, paintings and mo
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Students wade into Barnegat Bay to do fieldwork at Kean Ocean.

Environmental Biology Students Study Different Ecosystems at Kean Campuses Across New Jersey

Environmental biology students can now study urban, marine and forest ecosystems across the University’s three campuses in New Jersey - the main campus in Union, Kean Ocean in Toms River and the new Kean Skylands campus in Jefferson. 
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Q&A: Athletes' Mental Health — Clinical Sports Psychologist Donald R. Marks, Psy.D.

The clinical sports psychologist and director of clinical training for Kean University's doctoral Combined School and Clinical Psychology program says society needs to create a culture of compassion for athletes, and he warns against the dangers of the concussion epidemic in American sports.
Liberty Hall Wins Award

Kean-produced Historical Virtual Reality Film Wins International Award

Liberty Hall 360: Revolutionary Wedding, a short film written and produced by Kean University history, design, communication and theatre students, was recently awarded top honors at the international 2019 MarCom Awards. 

Kean Unveils New Campus Tour Video

Learn all about Kean University from the people who know it best - our students. Follow student guides on a tour of Kean's campuses in Union, Toms River and Jefferson, New Jersey and in Wenzhou, China. The campus tour video offers an overview of the University and demonstrates how Kean's mission to provide an accessible, affordable, world-class college education is experienced on campus through outstanding academic programs, state-of-the-art facilities and vibrant student life.
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Kean welcomes a new dean to the College of Education.

Kean Welcomes New College of Education Dean

A former elementary school teacher who rose to become a leader in higher education, Barbara R. Ridener, Ph.D., is the new dean of Kean's College of Education.
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Supplemental Instruction Improves Grades and Retention at Kean

Students in challenging courses like chemistry and computer science are boosting their grades and their confidence by attending supplemental instruction sessions in a new program at Kean.
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Research is an important and growing part of a Kean education

New Freshman Research Initiative to Launch at Kean

Kean University is heightening its focus on undergraduate research by introducing a new Freshman Research Initiative that will involve students in high-quality research during their first year on campus.
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Chris Halton of the NBA speaks to Kean students

From Kean to the NBA, Alumnus Talks Careers with Students

Every time NBA fans watch an instant replay or read the statistics that crop up during broadcasts of the games, they see the work of Kean alumnus Chris Halton. And he credits Kean with helping him get started.