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Kean University Commits to Expanded International Exchanges as Wenzhou-Kean University Enters Global Spotlight

Kean University Commits to Expanded International Exchanges as Wenzhou-Kean University Enters Global Spotlight

Kean University committed to expanding its international student exchange initiatives this week as senior Chinese leaders publicly lauded the University for being a model of the cooperative programs on its growing campus in Wenzhou, China.
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Credit Agencies Affirm Kean’s Ratings, Reflecting Strength and Growth of New Jersey’s Urban Research University

Credit Agencies Affirm Kean’s Ratings, Reflecting Strength and Growth of New Jersey’s Urban Research University

Moody’s Investors Service and S&P Global have affirmed Kean University’s ratings and stable outlook, highlighting its robust financial position amid ongoing growth and strong enrollment.
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Kean Receives Prestigious $1.37M Federal Grant to Increase Diversity in Biomedical Sciences

Kean Receives Prestigious $1.37M Federal Grant to Increase Diversity in Biomedical Sciences

The Kean U-RISE Trainee Pathway grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) will be used to create a pathway to train a diverse group of undergraduate STEM students for futures in biomedical research careers.
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Kean Alumna Counsels Parents of Children with Disabilities

Kean Alumna Counsels Parents of Children with Disabilities

Beth Giannobile ’09 knows the joys and challenges of caring for a child with disabilities, having spent years securing support services for her daughter, who is on the autism spectrum and nonverbal.

Tomeeko Hunt, a Black woman in a green floral dress, smiles as she stands next to an Inspire Awards Congratulations banner.
Kean Graduate, a School Principal, Boosts Student Performance

Kean Graduate, a School Principal, Boosts Student Performance

Tomeeko Hunt ’04 M.A. has a dynamic philosophy as principal of Leonard V. Moore Middle School in Roselle: think innovatively, decide boldly and act quickly.

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Inside Kean University's Journey to Sustainability, with Felice Vazquez

Inside Kean University's Journey to Sustainability, with Felice Vazquez

Hear how the University’s innovative efforts led to a prestigious Silver STARS rating for sustainability. Hosts Michael Salvatore, Ph.D., and Barbara George Johnson, J.D., talk with Felice Vazquez Esq., Kean’s senior vice president for planning and special counsel to the president, about the importance of sustainability in higher education.
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Kean Computer Science Graduate Makes Jailbreaking Breakthrough

Kean Computer Science Graduate Makes Jailbreaking Breakthrough

Computer science graduate Brendan Hannon ’24 developed a novel approach to testing AI applications like ChatGPT and revealed vulnerabilities that could allow the technology to be misused for unscrupulous purposes.
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Kean University Graduate Turns Challenges into Advocacy

Kean University Graduate Turns Challenges into Advocacy

New graduate Aidan Allman-Cooper ’24 will use his experiences as an autistic person and his Kean education to forge a career in education and advocacy.
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Wakefern Food Corp. Donates $1 Million to Kean for Scholarship Honoring Alumnus Joe Sheridan

Wakefern Food Corp. Donates $1 Million to Kean for Scholarship Honoring Alumnus Joe Sheridan

Wakefern Food Corp. has announced a $1 million donation for student scholarships at Kean University in honor of the company’s recently-retired president, Kean alumnus Joe Sheridan ’80.

Kean Awards Bachelor’s Degrees to Over 2,800 Graduates

Kean Awards Bachelor’s Degrees to Over 2,800 Graduates

Kean University’s undergraduate Class of 2024 celebrated an out-of-this-world graduation with family, friends and a powerful “reality check” from commencement speaker and renowned astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson, Ph.D. The festive Undergraduate Commencement ceremony was held Thursday, May 16, at the Prudential Center in Newark.