A prestigious Google grant is supporting Kean researchers who are working to break language barriers for Hispanic students in high school computer science classes. The $113,000 grant is one of only six Computer Science and Education Research (CS-ER) grants awarded this year by Google.
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.
Two Kean history professors took their academic expertise overseas this summer as Fulbright Specialists at universities in China and New Zealand.
A computer science student’s daily commute to Kean put him on the road to Capitol Hill and the prestigious Posters on the Hill conference when he decided to research the effectiveness of Google Maps.