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The Power of Family Engagement in Education

On the sixth episode of Kean’s podcast, "Urban Impact", Senior Vice President for Entrepreneurial Education Initiatives Sancha Gray, Ed.D., discusses how intentionally developing programs that engage families in the education of their children brings about positive outcomes, increases graduation rates and has the potential to disrupt the cycle of poverty.
Kean delegation in front of the U.S. Capitol

My Experience Speaking to U.S. Legislators on Capitol Hill

Ms. Stasil goes to Washington. Travel along with a Kean University graduate student, Julia Stasil, who shares her recent visit to Capitol Hill as part of a Kean delegation.
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Kean Students Travel the World to Give Back and Learn

Kean University students spent Spring Break traveling across the globe as part of six international Travelearn excursions, including a trip to Costa Rica to launch Kean’s new Give Back Abroad internship initiative.
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Game-Changing Upgrades to Athletic Facilities

Kean University is committed to supporting the health and well-being of our entire community, including our student-athletes. That's why we've upgraded our gym, pool and other indoor facilities as well as built a state-of-the art esports arena. Take a look.
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Biotechnology Grad Uses Food Chemistry Expertise to Boost Beer and Food Flavor

The science of beer has driven the career of Scott Lafontaine, Ph.D., ’11, ’12, who studied with some of the best-known experts in the field and now teaches food chemistry to university students.
A student shows off a book, autographed by author George M. Johnson, at the 2022 Common Read.

Common Read to Continue Discussion of Disability Justice

Kean students will explore the topic of disability justice through the University’s next Common Read selection, The Future Is Disabled, a collection of essays by disabled author Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha.
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Kean Historians Lead New Research into Revolutionary War Battles

Kean researchers are using new tools like GPS technology as well as original documents to seek new perspectives on two historic conflicts.
Kean University Provost David Birdsell in a graphic image that includes the words, Urban Impact New Episode

The Power of Nonprofits to Transform Urban Communities

On the fifth episode of Kean’s podcast, "Urban Impact," Kean Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs David S. Birdsell, Ph.D., explains what nonprofits need to do to maximize their impact and how they became such an important part of America’s social support network.
Ricardo Roig, Kean artist-in-residence, poses alongside his work

Kean Alumnus Ricardo Roig Named University’s Artist-in-Residence

The 2008 Kean alumnus will return to campus in the Fall to create a mural at the Human Rights Institute, conduct workshops and classes with students, and show new work.
President Repollet stands before a screen of stars in the night sky, with a constellation of a cougar.

Kean Shares ‘Strength in Numbers’ at Mid-Year Convocation

A presentation by President Lamont O. Repollet, Ed.D., and his senior leadership, and a “Gallery Walk” highlighting important data about Kean, will illustrate the University’s accomplishments.