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Michael Diaz

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. 
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.
Kean graphic design students Claudia Argueto and Giselle Padilla

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.
Gerald Wirth worked with Kean's Concert Choir

From Vienna to Kean, Famed Boys Choir Artistic Director Teaches Master Class

Soaring vocals filled a classroom in Wilkins Theatre on Friday, October 18 as the Kean Concert Choir and Women's Chorus sang in a master class with an internationally known artist, Vienna Boys Choir Artistic Director and President Gerald Wirth.
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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.

News 12 NJ: Kean Skylands Campus is 'Simply Stunning'

VIDEO: News 12 New Jersey visited the Kean Skylands campus in Jefferson recently and met with earth science students who are engaging in hands-on learning in the field. Video courtesy of News-12 New Jersey.
Kelli O'Hara leans over to share microphone with students to showcase their talents.

An Anniversary Year for the Arts at Kean University

Kean University’s arts programming is celebrating two milestones this year as Kean Stage enters its 10th anniversary season and Premiere Stages marks its 15th anniversary.

Kean Day Connects Students with 170 Groups

VIDEO: Students who get involved on Kean University's campus build stronger networks and have a more enjoyable university experience. From academic clubs to service organizations and Greek life, there are plenty of ways for Kean students to get involved.