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Hybrid ReelAbilities Disability Film Festival Returns to Kean University

Hybrid ReelAbilities Disability Film Festival Returns to Kean University

Engage with powerful stories through a range of short and feature-length films and documentaries that challenge perceptions and promote inclusivity of people with disabilities.
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Communication Graduate Lands Social Media Role for NFL

Communication Graduate Lands Social Media Role for NFL

Francisco Reyes always followed professional football growing up in Atlantic City, but now the Kean alumnus is making a career of it as an NFL social media and marketing associate.

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Bestselling Author, Foodie Tabitha Brown Wows Crowd in Kean President’s Distinguished Lecture Series

Bestselling Author, Foodie Tabitha Brown Wows Crowd in Kean President’s Distinguished Lecture Series

Emmy winner, New York Times bestselling author and vegan foodie Tabitha Brown brought her upbeat message of authenticity - with a dash of cooking advice - to the Kean University President’s Distinguished Lecture series this week.

A literacy hub, offering books for children and families to borrow, is in the Hillside Municipal Building.
Kean University, Hillside Township Launch Literacy Initiative

Kean University, Hillside Township Launch Literacy Initiative

Kean University is helping to spark a love of reading among Hillside children and families, joining forces with the township and Scholastic to provide culturally relevant books in “literacy hubs” placed around the community.

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Deaf Actress Lauren Ridloff to Give President’s Distinguished Lecture at Kean

Deaf Actress Lauren Ridloff to Give President’s Distinguished Lecture at Kean

Tony-nominated actress Lauren Ridloff, who is also known for her roles as Marvel’s first Deaf superhero and as a regular in the TV show The Walking Dead, will address the Kean community on Monday, December 11 in the President’s Distinguished Lecture Series.

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What Is Environmental Justice? | Nicky Sheats, Ph.D., J.D.

What Is Environmental Justice? | Nicky Sheats, Ph.D., J.D.

On Season Two’s second episode, the Kean University podcast Urban Impact explores environmental justice with Nicky Sheats, Ph.D., J.D., director of the Center for the Urban Environment at the John S. Watson Institute for Urban Policy and Research at Kean.

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Kean’s 16th Annual Human Rights Conference Spreads Nelson Mandela’s Message

Kean’s 16th Annual Human Rights Conference Spreads Nelson Mandela’s Message

Ndaba Mandela, grandson of the late human rights icon Nelson Mandela, will speak at Kean’s 16th annual Human Rights Conference on Friday, December 8.
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Kean Study Lays Groundwork for Upcoming Merger of Three New Jersey School Districts

Kean Study Lays Groundwork for Upcoming Merger of Three New Jersey School Districts

The merger of three Monmouth County school districts into one, set to take effect in July, stemmed from a study conducted by Kean University’s Division of Entrepreneurial Education Initiatives (EEI). 

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'A Different World' Cast to Discuss Race, Equity and Society at Kean

'A Different World' Cast to Discuss Race, Equity and Society at Kean

The cast of the iconic TV show A Different World, set in a fictional, historically Black college, will reunite at Kean University on Thursday, November 16 for a panel discussion on changes in higher education culture and society since the show began in the late 1980s.

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Kean Student Adds Theatre to the Lesson Plan for Union Third Graders

Kean Student Adds Theatre to the Lesson Plan for Union Third Graders

Kean elementary education student Cristiana Rodrigues combined her academic major and her part-time job at Kean Stage to create a theatrical experience for third-grade students at Union Township’s Washington Elementary School.