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Ars Vitalis at Kean University Presents the Music of Trent Johnson

The critically acclaimed Ars Vitalis: The New Jersey New Music Forum at Kean University will present a concert of chamber music arrangements of scenes from the opera Kenyatta by composer Trent Johnson, including a panel discussion with the composer and librettist Richard Wesley. 
Kean President Repollet and Chief of Staff Audrey Kelly, with Governor Murphy hold signed agreement.

Kean Expands International Partnerships During New Jersey East Asia Economic Mission

Kean University President Lamont O. Repollet, Ed.D., signed partnership agreements with three higher education institutions in Asia this week as part of a historic New Jersey East Asia Economic Mission with New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy. 
Acting Governor Tahesha Way at a table with the Kean seal signs a bill while a group of students, lawmakers and mental health advocates look on.

Acting Governor Tahesha Way Signs Mental Health Bill at Kean

Surrounded by Kean students and administrators, state and local legislators, and advocates, the acting governor signed a law aimed at strengthening mental health awareness and support on New Jersey college campuses.
Laura Baecher in a blue shirt smiles as she stands on Kean's Union campus.

Kean Welcomes Associate Provost for Faculty Development Laura Baecher, Ed.D.

Following a comprehensive national search, the Office of the Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs is pleased to announce that Laura Baecher, Ed.D., has been named Kean’s new associate provost for faculty development, effective this week.  
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'Giants, Dragons & Unicorns' on Display at Kean University

"Giants, Dragons & Unicorns: The World of Mythic Creatures," an exhibition that traces the natural and cultural roots of some of the world’s most exciting mythic creatures, has come to Kean University to inspire and delight. A free, public opening reception will be held in the Liberty Hall Academic Center Gallery on Thursday, October 19 at 5:30 p.m.
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Kean and the New Jersey Devils Establish New Partnership

The University has teamed up with the New Jersey Devils to provide students with educational and professional opportunities. The partnership gives students the chance to participate in a sports-business themed course co-facilitated with the team each year, and more. Let the power play begin!
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Cougar Pride on Display at Kean Homecoming

Cougar spirit and pride were everywhere at Kean Homecoming. Students, alumni and community members gathered together on campus for food and fun during one of the most anticipated weekends of the year. Check out some of the highlights.
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President’s Task Force on Advising Makes Student Advisement Recommendations

The President’s Task Force on Advising this week presented five broad recommendations to improve academic advising at Kean University through streamlined implementation, transparent and thorough communication, targeted training and updated technology. 
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Where Are the Spotted Lanternflies?

It may seem like spotted lanternflies are gone, but according to research at Kean University, they’re just moving to the bright lights and big cities.
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Kean Using Data from ‘Vitality Index’ to Support Student, Faculty and Staff Well-Being

Kean has taken its commitment to well-being to the next level, with a first-of-its-kind “Vitality Index” to measure student, faculty and staff experiences and draw plans for improving the campus culture.