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Kean Ocean Student Turns Face Painting into Vibrant Career

Kean Ocean Student Turns Face Painting into Vibrant Career

Face painting started as a hobby for Kean Ocean student Diana Lopez, but now it has grown into a thriving small business that is helping to put her through college. This creative single mother and student leader is following her passion for the arts and building her future in media.
Jeffrey H. Toney, Kean Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs
Q&A: Science and Human Rights with Kean Provost Jeffrey H. Toney, Ph.D.

Q&A: Science and Human Rights with Kean Provost Jeffrey H. Toney, Ph.D.

Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Jeffrey H. Toney, Ph.D., a chemist by training, advocates for academics in all fields to consider how their work impacts global issues.
Occupational Therapy students sit at the table to have dinner with their patients.
OT Students Help Senior Citizens Stay Safe at Home and in the Community

OT Students Help Senior Citizens Stay Safe at Home and in the Community

Occupational therapy students from Kean have been making house calls to help make senior citizens safer in their homes and communities, teaching fall prevention, conducting home assessments, and getting the elderly patients out into their communities.
Renowned chef and food policy activist Tom Colicchio
Better Food Advocate and Renowned Chef Tom Colicchio to Speak at Human Rights Conference

Better Food Advocate and Renowned Chef Tom Colicchio to Speak at Human Rights Conference

Award-winning chef and food policy activist Tom Colicchio, head judge and executive producer on Bravo Television’s Top Chef, will be the featured speaker at the Human Rights Institute conference in March that will focus on hunger and food insecurity.
Judy Smith Photo
‘Professional Fixer,’ Inspiration for Scandal TV Drama, Joins Kean’s Distinguished Lecture Series on February 6

‘Professional Fixer,’ Inspiration for Scandal TV Drama, Joins Kean’s Distinguished Lecture Series on February 6

The woman who inspired the hit TV series Scandal, high-powered crisis manager Judy A. Smith, will discuss her work in politics, media and top-level crisis management when Kean University’s Distinguished Lecture Series continues on Wednesday, February 6.

Kean adjunct math professor Irisa Leverette instructs students in algebra.
Rapping Prof. Makes Algebra 'Contagious'

Rapping Prof. Makes Algebra 'Contagious'

Kean University adjunct professor Irisa Leverette helps her students learn algebra, encourages them to do homework, and reduces “math anxiety” by rapping in the classroom.
Keith Bostian
Q&A: Kean Scientist Helps Lead International Race for New Antibiotics

Q&A: Kean Scientist Helps Lead International Race for New Antibiotics

Keith Bostian, Ph.D., dean of the New Jersey Center for Science, Technology and Mathematics, is one of the leading scientists in the world researching drug-resistant antibiotics.
Grammy-winning Alumnus Holds Music Master Class for Kean Students

Grammy-winning Alumnus Holds Music Master Class for Kean Students

Kean University alumnus Alan Paul, a founding member of the Grammy Award-winning vocal group The Manhattan Transfer, recently shared his harmonizing expertise with Music Conservatory students in a master class.

Computer Science Professor Recognized Nationally as Outstanding Mentor

Computer Science Professor Recognized Nationally as Outstanding Mentor

Jenny Li, Ph.D., assistant professor of computer science at Kean University, is being recognized by the National Center for Women in Technology (NCWIT) for her outstanding research mentorship of women and underrepresented minorities.
Kean Student Showcases Baking Talent on Rachael Ray Show

Kean Student Showcases Baking Talent on Rachael Ray Show

Math major Bridget Trela has baked her way to a Jamaican vacation on the Rachael Ray Show.