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Kean Biology Student Is a Viral TikTok Star

Luis Duval studies biology at Kean but gets recognized on campus most often for being a TikTok star with more than 2 million followers.
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Kean Hosts Second Virtual Student Town Hall

Kean students raised questions on topics from COVID-19 to Commencement as President Lamont O. Repollet, Ed.D., hosted the University's second Virtual Student Town Hall.
Kean student, Michael Naya, smiles for a photo with 3 World War 2 veterans.

Kean Freshman Preserves the Histories of WW II Veterans

Michael Naya hopes to be a history professor one day. While the Kean freshman pursues that professional dream, he is doing the work of a historian, recording the military experiences of World War II veterans from around the country.
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President Repollet Hears from Students in Virtual Town Hall

Kean University President Lamont O. Repollet, Ed.D., held his first Student Town Hall virtually on November 19, directly fielding questions from students on a variety of topics from remote education to health insurance.
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In a Pandemic, Too Much Zoom Is a Learning Experience for Kean TV Students

Kean TV students are documenting their experiences during the COVID pandemic through a weekly talk show on UnionTV34 called Too Much Zoom. Each week, six students at the student-run Kean television channel come together in a taped Zoom conference to share videos they created during the pandemic.
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Kean Student Wins Tuition-Free Semester through Cougar Climb: First Year Experience

Kean University architectural studies major Michael Diaz will have a tuition-free semester in Fall 2020 as the winner of the Cougar Climb: First-Year Experience program raffle. 
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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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Two Kean Students Committed to ‘Writing Wrongs’

Two Michael Graves College students were selected to take part in Writing Wrongs, an intensive three-day workshop that produced a published book, Outgrowing: Stories from the LGBTQ+ Community. They both served on the book’s design team, adding design elements throughout the book to give it a more cohesive look.
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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.
Kean student Mario Cunha teaches a group of children about bees.

Kean Student Helps People Young and Old Explore a Bug’s Life

Making people squirm is part of Kean Ocean biology student Mario Cunha’s off-campus job. As an outreach educator at a Toms River insect museum, Cunha takes the “bugseum” on tour to schools, libraries, museums and other sites around the state, hosting presentations.