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Kean University Associate Professor Jennifer Chen, Ed.D.

College of Education Professor Wins National Research Award

College of Education Associate Professor Jennifer Chen, Ed.D., received a prestigious national research award to study the impact of remote instruction on the teaching practices of early childhood teachers in New Jersey.
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Medical staff at Union County's COVID-19 testing site on Kean University's campus

County of Union and Kean Announce Innovative COVID-19 Initiative

The County of Union will continue to operate its free COVID-19 testing site at Kean University throughout the Fall semester under a first-of-its-kind partnership that will provide testing for the campus community as well as opportunities for research and student employment.
David Garcia

Virtual Research Days Offer Alumnus Guest Speaker, Wider Online Audience

David Garcia ’14, a Kean University graduate who overcame a rare physical disability to win a National Institutes of Health fellowship and pursue his doctorate at Brown University, will tell his inspirational story — via video — at Kean’s first-ever Virtual Research Days on Tuesday, April 28.
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Wenzhou-Kean University Researcher Works to Discover Coronavirus Treatments

A Wenzhou-Kean University research professor who has spent more than a decade studying the endangered pangolin, a scale-covered mammal that is native to Asia and Africa, is now using his expertise to explore possible links between the animal and the novel coronavirus. Siew Woh Choo, Ph.D. said he hopes his research leads to treatments for the virus.
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Kean History Honor Students Among Elite Presenting at National Conference

Six history honors students shared their original research on founding father William Livingston at the premier national gathering of historians, the American Historical Association conference. They presented two of the only 17 undergraduate research posters selected for the conference.
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Students wade into Barnegat Bay to do fieldwork at Kean Ocean.

Environmental Biology Students Study Different Ecosystems at Kean Campuses Across New Jersey

Environmental biology students can now study urban, marine and forest ecosystems across the University’s three campuses in New Jersey - the main campus in Union, Kean Ocean in Toms River and the new Kean Skylands campus in Jefferson. 
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Women in Computing

Kean Hosts Google Women in Computing Event

Undergraduate women in computer science, information technology and related fields were invited to Kean from across the region to learn about research and graduate opportunities in computer science at a Google-sponsored event hosted by Kean's School of Computer Science and Technology.
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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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A Kean student works at a whiteboard.

$1.5 Million Federal Grant Supports Kean’s Supplemental Instruction Program

Kean’s Supplemental Instruction program has received a $1.5 million federal grant to fund a major expansion of the program, which offers specialized, peer-to-peer academic support to students enrolled in traditionally difficult gateway courses such as chemistry and mathematics.
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Two of Rose Gonnella's drawings are pictured at left, in Sara Roby Gallery traveling exhibition. It was in Nantucket.

Kean Associate Dean’s Drawings Included in Smithsonian Collection

Four drawings by Michael Graves College Associate Dean Rose Gonnella are part of the Smithsonian American Art Museum (SAAM) Sara Roby Foundation Collection in Washington, D.C.