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What Is Environmental Justice? | Nicky Sheats, Ph.D., J.D.

What Is Environmental Justice? | Nicky Sheats, Ph.D., J.D.

On Season Two’s second episode, the Kean University podcast Urban Impact explores environmental justice with Nicky Sheats, Ph.D., J.D., director of the Center for the Urban Environment at the John S. Watson Institute for Urban Policy and Research at Kean.

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Kean’s 16th Annual Human Rights Conference Spreads Nelson Mandela’s Message

Kean’s 16th Annual Human Rights Conference Spreads Nelson Mandela’s Message

Ndaba Mandela, grandson of the late human rights icon Nelson Mandela, will speak at Kean’s 16th annual Human Rights Conference on Friday, December 8.
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Kean Study Lays Groundwork for Upcoming Merger of Three New Jersey School Districts

Kean Study Lays Groundwork for Upcoming Merger of Three New Jersey School Districts

The merger of three Monmouth County school districts into one, set to take effect in July, stemmed from a study conducted by Kean University’s Division of Entrepreneurial Education Initiatives (EEI). 

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'A Different World' Cast to Discuss Race, Equity and Society at Kean

'A Different World' Cast to Discuss Race, Equity and Society at Kean

The cast of the iconic TV show A Different World, set in a fictional, historically Black college, will reunite at Kean University on Thursday, November 16 for a panel discussion on changes in higher education culture and society since the show began in the late 1980s.

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Kean Student Adds Theatre to the Lesson Plan for Union Third Graders

Kean Student Adds Theatre to the Lesson Plan for Union Third Graders

Kean elementary education student Cristiana Rodrigues combined her academic major and her part-time job at Kean Stage to create a theatrical experience for third-grade students at Union Township’s Washington Elementary School.

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

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.
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'Giants, Dragons & Unicorns' on Display at Kean University

'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.
Kean and the New Jersey Devils Establish New Partnership

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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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.
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Kean Delegations Travel to Washington, D.C. for Congressional Caucus Meetings

Kean Delegations Travel to Washington, D.C. for Congressional Caucus Meetings

Two Kean University delegations met with top federal officials and congressional representatives in Washington D.C. this week to advocate for Kean’s initiatives and advance the national dialogue on important issues in higher education, further elevating the University’s national profile.