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Universitywide Commencement Returns for Kean’s Class of 2022

Kean University celebrated the 2,825 undergraduates of its Class of 2022 today at a joyous Commencement, held at the Prudential Center in Newark for the first time since the start of the pandemic. The day included a Commencement address by Tony-nominated Deaf actor Lauren Ridloff, who spoke in American Sign Language translated by an interpreter.
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First Graduates of Kean’s Genetic Counseling Program Have Jobs Waiting

Kean University’s genetic counseling program marked a milestone at today’s Commencement when the program’s first cohort of students graduated with their master’s degrees. All six students have jobs lined up in the growing medical field.
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Kean University Team Reaches Top 25 in International Stock Trading Competition

Two graduating Kean University business students will head into the future with resumes boosted by a strong showing in an international stock trading competition conducted by Bloomberg L.P.
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Kean Celebrates Graduate Commencement

As a packed house of friends and family watched and celebrated in the New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark, Kean University conferred graduate degrees on 755 students at its festive Graduate Commencement. It was Kean's first full in-person ceremony since the pandemic struck in 2020.
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What’s Next for Kean’s Class of 2022

Kean’s graduating class is continuing to climb higher. These Kean graduates are heading to law school, pursuing master's degrees, going on service trips, and starting their careers. Check out what some of our cougars will be doing after graduation.
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Faculty-Student Research Team Advances Understanding of Fertility

An interdisciplinary team of Kean researchers studying fruit flies has created a mathematical model of a key cell structure that could have applications in the study of human fertility.
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Kean Celebrates Honors Graduates at Convocation

Kean University honored its highest-achieving 2022 graduates at Honors Convocation on Friday, May 6, recognizing the undergraduates’ commitment to hard work and excellence as the University prepares for Commencement next week.
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Research Days Highlights Student Projects at New Jersey's First Urban Research University

Kean’s 14th Annual Research Days featured in-person poster presentations and virtual oral presentations of research conducted by more than 1,300 students and 70 members of the faculty.
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Kean Distinguished Lecture Takes on Correctional System Reform

A panel of leading experts in corrections and law called for new approaches to criminal justice reform in New Jersey during a panel hosted by Kean’s College of Business and Public Management.
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‘A Better Version of Myself’: Kean Grad Student Overcomes Obstacles to Succeed

Master of Social Work degree graduate Casey Bucceri used motivation, dedication and discipline to overcome addiction and achieve his dream of getting an education.