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 Frank Argote-Freyre, Ph.D., and Sue Kozel

Two Kean History Professors Named New Jersey Public Scholars

Kean University history faculty members Frank Argote-Freyre, Ph.D., and Sue Kozel will be giving lectures throughout the state over the next two years as newly named New Jersey Public Scholars. 
Nathaniel Chol Nyok

Lost Boy of Sudan to Sign Latest Book at Human Rights Institute

One of South Sudan’s “lost boys,” Nathaniel Chol Nyok, will present a talk and sign copies of his memoir, Days of Refugee: One of the World’s Lost Boys of Sudan, on Thursday, November 14, from 5-7 p.m. at Ursino Steakhouse & Tavern on Kean University’s campus. 
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Kean Hosts Google Women in Computing Event

Kean's School of Computer Science and Technology recently co-hosted the Google-sponsored conference, Exploring Research: Women in Computing. Undergraduate women in computer science, information technology and related fields were invited from across the region to learn about research and graduate opportunities in computer science.
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Dr. Jeff Toney sits reading a book at the MIT library

Provost Jeffrey H. Toney, Ph.D., Named Visiting Scholar at Harvard University

Provost and Vice President for Research and Faculty Jeffrey H. Toney, Ph.D., will spend the summer of 2020 as a visiting scholar in the Harvard University Department of the History of Science researching the topic, How Amateurs Changed the World: Philosophical Foundations of Scientific Discoveries.
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Rock band The Who on stage at MSG. Pete Townshend is seen doing signature move. Kean Adjunct James Musto III plays percussion in the background.

Music Professor Tours with Iconic Rock Band

Adjunct Professor James Musto III, director of the Kean Percussion Ensemble, applied his classical music training to classic rock recently, playing the timpani for The Who during the band's Moving On! tour.
Dean Jin Wang, Ph.D., of the Kean College of Business and Public Management

Kean Welcomes New Dean to College of Business and Public Management

Jin Wang, Ph.D., an experienced business education leader, was recently named the new dean of the Kean University College of Business and Public Management as it prepares for a new era of growth and a move to a state-of-the-art building, Hynes Hall, set to open in 2020. 
Mia Zamora was named Teacher of the Year at Kean 2019

Kean Teacher of the Year Named, Excellence Awards Presented

Associate Professor Mia Zamora, Ph.D., the director of both the Kean University Writing Project and the Master of Arts in Writing Studies program, has been named Teacher of the Year by the Kean University Alumni Association.
Welena Noel and her father, Wisner, will both graduate from Kean the same day

Father and Daughter to Graduate from Kean Together

For Kean graduates Welena and Wisner Noel, Kean’s Commencement will truly be a family celebration. The father and daughter will both receive bachelor’s degrees at the undergraduate ceremony on May 23 at the Prudential Center in Newark.
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Michael Graves College Inaugural Architectural Studies Class Set to Graduate

VIDEO: Michael Graves College had its first class of architectural studies students graduate from the School of Public Architecture. Michael Graves, the legendary architect and designer, created the college's curriculum to explore the value of public spaces and provide students with a global education, including coursework in New York, Rome and in China at Wenzhou-Kean University.
Richard Bakker

Q&A: A Legend Retires After 50 Years at Kean

Rich Bakker, Ed.D., professor of health and physical education, looks back on his 50 years at Kean — teaching and coaching baseball — as he prepares to retire at the end of June.