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Kean University has developed a comprehensive Climb Higher Restart Plan for the Spring 2021 semester. Please visit the Return to Campus page to find details and contact information for student services, admissions and more.

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Kean architectural studies student Erick Soriano's design for The Reconfigurable House

Kean Students, New Buildings Recognized by New Jersey Architects Group

Architecture students in Kean University’s Michael Graves College recently won three out of the four top student design awards from the regional chapter of the American Institute of Architects. The group — AIA Newark & Suburban Architects — also awarded silver medals for design to Kean’s Liberty Hall Academic Center and Hynes Hall buildings.
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Live entertainment returns to Kean.

Live Entertainment Returns to Kean University with Outdoor Events

Kean University welcomed the community back to campus with three outdoor entertainment events — a family-friendly show, a doo wop concert and a play at Liberty Hall Museum — created with COVID-19 precautions to allow audiences to enjoy live performances safely.
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Kean’s Virtual Human Rights Conference Explores Voting Amid Chaotic Election Season

The Human Rights Institute Conference is a virtual event that features expert speakers who explore the history and importance of voting, and current obstacles to voting access. The conference takes on added significance in a fall election season punctuated by the tumultuous presidential election battle.
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Kean University Associate Professor Jennifer Chen, Ed.D.

College of Education Professor Wins National Research Award

College of Education Associate Professor Jennifer Chen, Ed.D., received a prestigious national research award to study the impact of remote instruction on the teaching practices of early childhood teachers in New Jersey.
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Kean Lecturer David M. Barber

Mentorship Program Introduces Students to Entertainment Careers

A new mentorship program designed to increase diversity and introduce students to behind-the-scenes careers in film, TV and theatre was launched recently for students at Kean.
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Kean President Lamont O. Repollet signs the Pathway to Kean agreement with CCM.

County College of Morris Joins Pathway to Kean Program

The presidents of Kean University and County College of Morris (CCM) have signed an agreement bringing CCM into the Pathway to Kean dual admission program, providing students with access to an affordable path for earning both an associate degree and a bachelor’s degree.
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After Unimaginable Loss, Kean Alumna Urges Community to Fight COVID-19 Together

VIDEO: Daniela Derius-Rodriguez '20 lost her mother and grandfather to COVID-19 while she prepared to graduate from Kean University in the spring. As she grieves, she calls on the community to come together to protect themselves and defeat the virus.
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Kean students volunteering at a food distribution event load produce into the trunk of a car.

Kean Volunteers Join Union County Emergency Food Distribution Effort

Kean students are supporting local families struggling with food insecurity during the COVID-19 pandemic by volunteering at Union County food distribution events throughout the Fall semester.
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WKU instruction and curriculum graduate students work together in a classroom

Wenzhou-Kean University Launches Graduate Programs

A new era in the development of Wenzhou-Kean University began this semester with the launch of three graduate programs at Kean’s China campus — a doctorate in educational leadership, and master’s degrees in instruction and curriculum, and biotechnology science.
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Cougars Climb Higher Together

VIDEO: It's up to each of us to do our part to keep our fellow Cougars safe. Follow the lead of the Kean Cougar mascot and take these steps to protect our community.