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Health & Safety Information

Remote work and classes will continue through Sunday, January 30, 2022. All student services will remain accessible both remotely and in person, and athletics, theatre and most other events will continue as planned. For more information, view the university's health and safety protocols. Visit the  Winter 2022 Student Services Guide for information about student support services and campus activities available during the remote period.

Two workers at Kean's COVID-19 lab collaborate as they review paperwork.

Kean COVID-19 Diagnostic Lab Now Testing for Omicron Variant

The diagnostic lab in Kean's STEM building that processes COVID-19 test samples from across Union County is conducting genomic sequencing to look for the Omicron variant that is causing concern worldwide.
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Institute for Life Science Entrepreneurship at Kean Introduces Biotech LaunchPad to Support Startups

ILSE at Kean University has created Biotech LaunchPad, a comprehensive suite of business and scientific services to support the commercial success of life science startups that offers flexibility to help take early-stage companies to the next level.
Robert Pyatt, Ph.D., in the CLIA Covid lab at Kean University

New Certified COVID-19 Testing Lab Opens at Kean

A new federally certified campus lab that will process COVID-19 test results has opened on Kean's Union campus, building upon an unprecedented partnership with the County of Union in diagnostic testing and critical public health research during the pandemic. The lab will deliver test results in 24 to 48 hours.
Kean University's STEM Building at twilight

Kean-based Bioscience Companies Contribute to COVID-19 Research

Two companies based in Kean University’s STEM Building — MDSeq Inc. and Eton Bioscience New Jersey — are part of global efforts to develop COVID-19 tests and treatments.
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The Institute for Life Science Entrepreneurship at Kean Named Top Tech Accelerator in the Nation

ILSE received the Best Life Science Tech Accelerator-USA award from Global Health & Pharma, which pays "homage to those whose innovative work within the pharmaceutical industry contributes towards furthering the advancement of patient care."

Broadway’s Leslie Odom Jr. to Deliver Nathan Weiss Graduate Commencement Address

Tony Award-winner and author Leslie Odom Jr. will be the featured speaker at the Kean University Nathan Weiss Graduate College Commencement on Tuesday, May 15 at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) in Newark.
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STEM Students Get Real-World Lab Experience Through Research First Initiative

The Research First Initiative at Kean’s New Jersey Center for Science, Technology and Mathematics (NJCSTM) gives undergraduate STEM students invaluable real-world research experience.