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Kean is conducting research into variants of COVID-19

Kean Students Named to Do Research in Disease Pandemics

Three students from Kean University will perform research in disease pandemics virtually as the inaugural class of the Summer Scholars program being launched by the Consortium of Scientists for Pandemic Preparedness (CSPP). 
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Antoinette Antonucci is graduating Kean with a master's and six acceptances to PHD programs

Kean Research Takes Student from High School to Ph.D. Program

Kean grad student Antoinette Antonucci '20, '21 M.S., who was accepted to six prestigious doctoral programs, developed a passion for scientific research in the laboratory at Kean.
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Five Spanish Program Students to Present Research at National Conference

Five Kean undergraduate Spanish majors have been selected to present their academic research on topics from Latin American literature to social movements at the virtual National Conference on Undergraduate Research in April.
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New Urban Policy Institute Launches at Kean

The John S. Watson Institute of Urban Policy and Research at Kean will focus on practical, achievable solutions to improve the lives of people living in urban communities, building on the University’s commitment to scholarship and community service.
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It's Official: During the Pandemic, We're Sleeping In

A new study co-authored by a Kean University associate professor found average sleep time across the globe has increased during the COVID-19 pandemic, which can help fend off the virus.
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Kean is conducting research into variants of COVID-19

Kean Researchers Track COVID-19 Strains

Kean’s COVID-19 diagnostic lab is searching for new strains of the coronavirus in Union County as part of a pilot project that uses genomic sequencing to detect virus mutations.
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What Do Social Media ‘Likes’ Really Mean?

Businesses and nonprofits actively seek “likes” and “follows” on social media, but research from Kean University shows social media actions don’t necessarily translate into sales or donations.
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Kean Receives NSF Research Grant to Improve Equity in Computer Science

Kean University has received a $130,000 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for researching new ways of teaching computer science to promote equity and inclusion in software design.
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Kean Kicks Off COVID-19 Expert Series Focusing on Vaccine Advocacy

In collaboration with the State of New Jersey, Kean University launched a roundtable discussion series to highlight the importance of COVID-19 vaccines, especially for communities of color, and other pandemic-related issues.
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Kean research shows Covid deaths and social vulnerability factors in New York City

Kean Research Maps COVID-19 Impact Across Communities

A Kean mathematics associate professor has developed data analytics research on the impact of COVID-19 that is helping guide authorities as they respond to the pandemic and roll out vaccines.