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‘The Future Is Disabled’ Author Speaks at Kean’s Common Read

‘The Future Is Disabled’ Author Speaks at Kean’s Common Read

Author Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha gave a book reading as part of Kean’s annual shared reading experience, this year focused on the topic of disability justice.
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Kean Forensic Psychology Graduate Program Ranked #2 in U.S.

Kean Forensic Psychology Graduate Program Ranked #2 in U.S.

Kean University’s master’s program in forensic psychology has been ranked number 2 in the nation by CounselingPsychology.org.

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Kean University Receives NSF Grant to Accelerate Innovation

Kean University Receives NSF Grant to Accelerate Innovation

Kean University has been awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant to support capacity-building for innovative research and jumpstart entrepreneurship and discovery.
Joseph Nappi, who works with HRC, is NJ Teacher of the Year for 2023-2024
Kean Holocaust Resource Center Educator Named NJ Teacher of the Year

Kean Holocaust Resource Center Educator Named NJ Teacher of the Year

New Jersey’s 2023-2024 State Teacher of the Year is a Monmouth County high school teacher who works closely with the Holocaust Resource Center (HRC) and Diversity Council at Kean University.

The STEM building at Kean is home to ILSE.
ILSE at Kean Announces $4 Million in Federal Awards to Three Companies

ILSE at Kean Announces $4 Million in Federal Awards to Three Companies

The life science companies working with the Institute for Life Science Entrepreneurship (ILSE) at Kean received grant funding to research new potential anti-fungal and Alzheimer's treatments.
Students play volleyball at Harwood Arena in Kean's KUBS volleyball clinic.
Kean KUBS Volleyball Clinics Teach More than Sports

Kean KUBS Volleyball Clinics Teach More than Sports

Pre-college students from underserved communities get an introduction to college life and some volleyball coaching at Kean’s KUBS volleyball clinics.
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‘U.S. News & World Report’ Ranks Kean University Among Top in Nation for Social Mobility

‘U.S. News & World Report’ Ranks Kean University Among Top in Nation for Social Mobility

Kean University is among the country’s top institutions of higher education in social mobility for students, ranking number 26 among national universities in the prestigious U.S. News & World Report 2023-2024 Best Colleges rankings. The category recognizes Kean’s success in supporting economically disadvantaged students on their path to graduation. 
Camp Abilities and Kean University Team Up

Camp Abilities and Kean University Team Up

Kean University faculty and students participated in New Jersey’s first-ever Camp Abilities sports camp at the Field of Dreams in Toms River, giving young people with visual impairments a chance to play ball.
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Kean Business Student Scores Jobs with Both NY Jets and NY Giants

Kean Business Student Scores Jobs with Both NY Jets and NY Giants

When Kean University senior Sebastian Salazar graduated from high school in 2020, he wrote in his yearbook that his 10-year goal was to work for an NFL franchise.

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Kean Enrollment Grows to Highest Total in History

Kean Enrollment Grows to Highest Total in History

More than 17,000 students from 82 countries and 35 states are registered at Kean University this fall, marking record enrollment that showcases the urban research university’s tremendous growth worldwide.