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Kean Awards Nearly 3,000 Bachelor’s Degrees to Class of 2023

A celebratory air and a sea of Kean blue filled the Prudential Center in Newark on Thursday, May 18, as Kean’s graduating seniors crossed the stage to receive their bachelor’s degrees. In a commencement ceremony held two days earlier, on Tuesday, May 16, the University awarded master's and doctoral degrees to 653 graduate students. Browse downloadable photos of Kean's Commencement ceremonies.
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Kean Holds Festive Graduate Commencement

Friends, family and the Kean community celebrated graduate students at a commencement ceremony on Tuesday, May 16 at New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark. The University conferred 653 master's and doctoral degrees on graduates in the Class of 2023. Two days later at Prudential Center, Kean awarded nearly 3,000 bachelor's degrees to undergraduate students across all academic disciplines. Browse downloadable photos of Kean's Commencement ceremonies.
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Kean Celebrates 'Black Excellence' at African Heritage Graduation

An exuberant crowd of students, friends and family members filled Wilkins Theatre on Kean University’s Union campus on Saturday, May 6 for the 36th annual African Heritage Graduation, a cultural celebration of graduates of African descent. 
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Kean University Celebrates More than 1,200 Honors Graduates

Kean University honors graduates took center stage at Honors Convocation on Friday, May 5, marking an annual celebration for students graduating with the highest levels of academic achievement.
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EMS Helicopter Visit Brings Health Profession Lessons to New Heights

Kean students learned about emergency medicine and career opportunities during a campus visit from the state’s JEMSTAR EMS helicopter, arranged by the College of Health Professions and Human Services.
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Kean Names Pulitzer-Prize Winning Journalist Jodi Kantor, Acclaimed Actress and Alumna Holly Taylor as 2023 Commencement Speakers

Author and investigative reporter Jodi Kantor, of The New York Times, and critically acclaimed actress and Kean alumna Holly Taylor ’21 will be the featured speakers at Kean University’s graduate and undergraduate commencement ceremonies in May.
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Kean Distinguished Lecturer Michio Kaku, Ph.D., Shares Vision of the Future

Renowned theoretical physicist Michio Kaku, Ph.D., drew a sold-out crowd for his illuminating distinguished lecture and watched student research presentations by four Kean undergraduates, as Kean’s Research Days began.
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Kean Research Days to Showcase Student, Faculty Discovery

Kean’s commitment to student research takes center stage as more than 1,300 students and faculty get ready to share their work in the University’s annual Research Days, Monday, April 24-Wednesday, April 26.
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Future Chemistry Teacher Fulfills a Dream at Kean University

Kean 2023 graduating senior Ryen Hagg, a student ambassador and a New Jersey Governor’s STEM Scholar, knew her place was at Kean from the first moment she visited.
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Physicist Michio Kaku, Ph.D., to Give Distinguished Lecture at Kean

Influential physicist Michio Kaku, Ph.D., will speak on The Future of the Mind on Monday, April 24 at Kean as part of the President’s Distinguished Lecture Series. The event kicks off the University’s Research Days.