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Kean grad Catalina Gaviria
Kean Student Discovers ‘No Place I’d Rather Be Than in a Lab’

Kean Student Discovers ‘No Place I’d Rather Be Than in a Lab’

Catalina Gaviria always dreamed of becoming a scientist but struggled to believe she could do it until she came to Kean University.

Kean Ocean Drummer Snares Success With Viral Videos

Kean Ocean Drummer Snares Success With Viral Videos

For Kean Ocean graduating senior Julianna Mascia, drumming has gone from a cure for high school distraction to the launchpad for an international career. See how this public relations student used social media to earn sponsorships, land touring gigs and build connections with artists like the Jonas Brothers.
Kean alumnus Mike Rizzo won a New York Emmy Award for his work in weather broadcasting
Kean’s 'Meteor Mike' Wins Emmy Award

Kean’s 'Meteor Mike' Wins Emmy Award

Kean alumnus and adjunct professor Mike Rizzo, better known as television meteorologist @Meteor_Mike, is now an Emmy Award winner.

Norman Winarsky, Ph.D., co-inventor of Siri, describes the breakthrough in a lecture at Kean
Co-inventor of Siri Describes the Breakthrough Moment

Co-inventor of Siri Describes the Breakthrough Moment

In a recent lecture, the co-founder of Siri described the "aha" moment that led to the creation of the virtual assistant technology. Norman Winarsky, Ph.D., said it came during a brainstorming session on a California beach.
Actor Jeff Daniels
Actor Jeff Daniels, Comedian Nancy Giles to Speak at Kean University Commencements

Actor Jeff Daniels, Comedian Nancy Giles to Speak at Kean University Commencements

Emmy Award-winning actor and three-time Tony Award nominee Jeff Daniels, who is currently on Broadway in the critically acclaimed production of To Kill a Mockingbird, will address more than 2,800 students and their families as the featured speaker at Kean University’s Undergraduate Commencement on Thursday, May 23 at the Prudential Center in Newark. Comedian, actress, CBS News Sunday Morning contributor and self-described “accidental pundette” Nancy Giles will speak at the Nathan Weiss Graduate College Commencement on Friday, May 17 at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark.
Kean Graduate Students Train In Real Allied Healthcare Scenarios

Kean Graduate Students Train In Real Allied Healthcare Scenarios

Graduate students studying physical therapy, speech, occupational therapy and more got the chance to learn from each other and work together to help a fictional patient during Kean's Interprofessional Grand Rounds program.

Four young woman pose
Kean Women Math Graduates Defy the Odds

Kean Women Math Graduates Defy the Odds

Four women of color who will graduate with mathematical sciences degrees from Kean this May have been accepted to graduate programs nationwide, bucking a national trend showing both gender and racial gaps in math higher education and professions.
A group of Kean Psy.D. students developed school safety plans.
Psy.D. Students Address School Safety with Local Officials

Psy.D. Students Address School Safety with Local Officials

Students in the Combined School and Clinical Psychology program who are studying school violence and related issues recently presented their findings to the mayor and police chief of Scotch Plains. They researched a wide range of school safety issues, including infectious diseases, mental health, substance abuse, bullying and overuse of technology.
Kean University Provost and Vice President Jeffrey H. Toney
Kean Provost Named Summer Visiting Professor at MIT

Kean Provost Named Summer Visiting Professor at MIT

Kean Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Jeffrey H. Toney, Ph.D., has been named a visiting professor and scholar for the summer at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). He will give lectures, take part in seminars and conduct research.
Kean Cougars Climb Higher Through Internships

Kean Cougars Climb Higher Through Internships

Kean University students are starting their careers early with a wide variety of internships. Find out how some of our students landed great jobs after graduation through connections they made during their internships.