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Hydroponics Research | Urban Farming

Kean researchers are studying the best approaches to hydroponics, which allows people in urban communities to grow their own fruits and vegetables indoors while protecting the environment and water resources.
Laura Lorentzen, with long light-brown hair in a blue blouse, smiles.

Q&A: Faculty Researcher – Laura Lorentzen, Ph.D.

Laura Mackey Lorentzen, Ph.D., is an associate professor and chair of the Department of Biological Sciences in The Dorothy and George Hennings College of Science, Mathematics and Technology.
Gabriel Serrano, wearing a black jacket over a white shirt, stands in front of a Kean University building.

Q&A: Student Researcher – Gabriel Serrano

Gabriel Serrano is a senior computer science major in The Dorothy and George Hennings College of Science, Mathematics and Technology at Kean University. Serrano, who is from Springfield, is mentored by Kean Assistant Professor Daehan Kwak, Ph.D.
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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Natural Classrooms at Kean Skylands

Panoramic views from floor-to-ceiling windows offer a unique learning experience for Kean Skylands students. Check out the award-winning building affectionately known as “The Cabin.”
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Kean Biology Student Is a Viral TikTok Star

Luis Duval studies biology at Kean but gets recognized on campus most often for being a TikTok star with more than 2 million followers.
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Kean Dedicates Hennings College of Science, Mathematics and Technology

Kean University held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to officially dedicate The Dorothy and George Hennings College of Science, Mathematics and Technology, and honor Distinguished Professor Emerita Dorothy Grant Hennings, Ed.D., and her husband, the late Professor George Hennings, Ed.D.
Kean students examine the BCI headgear being used in their research.

Studying Brain Reactions to Improve Cybersecurity

Three Kean computer science students are studying the brains of high schoolers to determine the best way to teach cybersecurity awareness. They are using Brain-Computer Interface (BCI) technology to record the brain activity of the students as they answer confidential questions on internet use and security.
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Science Lab Updates Bring New Technology to Kean’s Students

Kean has doubled its lab and classroom space to help meet the growing demand for healthcare professionals in the state, region and nation.