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Author James McBride Urges Kean Audience to ‘Move Your Heart to a Better Place’

The award-winning author spoke during Kean’s Black History Month celebration as part of the President's Distinguished Lecture Series, offering a message about inclusion, kindness and the power of education.

Celebrating Black History Month: A Walk Through Time with Historical Wax Figures

Kean University kicked off Black History Month with a one-day exhibition of several prominent Black historical figures from The National Great Blacks in Wax Museum. Check out our video to see how students, faculty and staff connected with history as they viewed the wax figures.
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Higher Ed Computer Science Enrollment Gets Boost from Latest Tech

Smart homes, self-driving cars and advances in artificial intelligence are all fueling interest in computer science – and increasing enrollment – at Kean and other universities.
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Kean Receives $2.7 Million Grant to Provide Free Child Care for Students

The CCAMPIS grant from the U.S. Department of Education will help Kean students achieve their academic goals by providing quality care for their children so they can attend classes.
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'Urban Impact' Podcast Episode 2 Now Available

On the second episode of Kean’s podcast, Urban Impact, Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs David S. Birdsell, Ph.D., explains what Kean’s urban research designation means for students, researchers and communities across New Jersey.
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Kean University Coastal Team to Tackle Environmental Issues Along the Shore

An interdisciplinary team of researchers will tackle issues stemming from climate change and other environmental pressures, with work beginning this semester in the Borough of Keyport.
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From Howard Stern to TikTok: Kean Communication Grad Finds Her Career in Media Sales

An internship at SiriusXM helped Michelle Soriano ’14 launch a career in media that led to her job as a senior account manager at TikTok.
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Kean Professor Matthew Niepielko Receives Prestigious NSF Award to Support Genetic Research and STEM Education

An assistant professor in the Dorothy and George Hennings College of Science, Mathematics and Technology, Matthew G. Niepielko, Ph.D., received the early-career National Science Foundation grant that will provide research opportunities to graduate, undergraduate and high school students.
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University Releases New Commercial

Kean University’s newest commercial, The Best College for You, shows how everyone gets their chance to climb higher at Kean. It introduces real students who found their path to success with a Kean degree.
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Kean Graduate Is Building His Career on Social Media

Kean alumnus Agranay Dhondiyal ’23 was a business marketing student when he created a digital product using blockchain technology that he says can help universities and organizations build engagement.