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Kean history professors Dennis Klein, Xurong Kong and Christopher Bellitto

Kean History Professors Receive National Honors

Three history faculty members at Kean have received national recognition and grant support for their scholarly research, bringing academic distinction to the University in the United States and abroad.
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Daniela Derius Rodriguez, Kean Class of 2020, poses with a photo of her mother.

Amid COVID-19 Sickness and Loss, Kean Student Graduates with Honors

Daniela Derius-Rodriguez recently lost her mother and grandfather to COVID-19, but the Kean senior pushed through sorrow and her own bout with the illness to graduate with top honors, just as her mother would have wanted.
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Jennifer Zuniga, Kean art history student, smiles in front of the Newark Museum

Newark Museum Internship Puts Kean Senior on Path Toward Arts Leadership

Kean University art history student Jennifer Zuniga is being groomed as a future leader in the art world with a prestigious three-year internship at the Newark Museum. The Diversifying Art Museum Leadership Initiative internship exposes college students to the full range of museum departments, paying them while training them in all aspects of the business.
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Theatre and Music Students Perform with Tony Winner Kelli O’Hara

You know you’re having a good day when Tony Award-winner Kelli O’Hara insists on singing a second song with you before a sold-out crowd. That’s what happened to 20 Kean University theatre and music students who auditioned to perform To Build a Home from the Broadway show The Bridges of Madison County with O’Hara at her recent Kean Stage concert.  
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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.