Actor, CBS morning co-host announced as 2017 commencement speakers

Actor, Kal Penn (left) will deliver the undergraduate commencement address on May 18, while Norah O'Donnell (right) CBS Morning co-host will give the graduate commencement speech on May 16.
Photos courtesy of Kean University

By Rose Marie Kitchen | Published March 22, 2017 With just over two months before the graduating Kean University class of 2017 takes the stage and become graduates, the 2017 commencement speakers have been officially announced. Actor Kal Penn and Columbia Broadcasting System (CBS) morning co-host Norah O’Donnell have been announced as the undergraduate and graduate commencement speakers, according to […]

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Kean students experience virtual reality journey

Students fall into a virtual journey through Ethiopia by wearing computer generated simulation goggles. Credit: Monica Sudfield

By Monica Sudfield | Published March 22, 2017 The Human Rights Center, the Center for Interdisciplinary Studies, and The School of Environmental and Sustainability Sciences united in the Miron Student Center lobby on March 21 from 10-3 p.m. to sponsor a virtual reality journey through Ethiopia that displays the water crisis occurring in so many places throughout the world. This […]

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College of Visual and Performing Arts becomes a School

The College of Visual and Performing Arts is now a school alongside the school of Communications, Media and Journalism in the College of Liberal Arts. Credit: Monica Sudfield

By Monica Sudfield | Published March 4, 2017 The College of Visual and Performing Arts and the College of Humanities & Social Sciences have been combined into one college, and given a new name: the College of Liberal Arts. When the College of Visual and Performing Arts was created, it had four departments: Theater, Fine Arts, Music and Design. The […]

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Kean University prides itself on affordability

With Kean Online you can obtain your bachelor's degree from home Credit: StockSnap via Pixabay

By Jennifer Padilla | Published March 4, 2017 Kean University began to offer an online bachelor completion program for community college graduates as of January of 2016. Kean Online has already been recognized by Value Colleges as one of the “Top Ten Best Online Colleges in New Jersey.” Among the colleges listed, Kean Online offered the most affordable tuition. “It […]

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Kean University Police Department blotter, Feb. 2017

A Kean University police car. Credit: Rebecca Panico

By Cody Louie | Published March 4,2017 The Kean University Police Department’s daily blotter holds incidents and crimes reported to the police. For the month of Feb. a total of 27 incidents of found property and 12 motor vehicle accidents were reported across campus lots among other things. Feb. 1 – At approximately 11:30 a.m. a 23-year-old Irvington man was […]

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Closed yet again

Located in the S.T.E.M building, this “farm-to-table” restaurant brings fine-dining to Kean
Photo Courtesy of Rebecca Panico

By Gail Fredricks | Published March 3, 2017 Enoteca Ursino, the restaurant formerly known as Ursino, was “temporarily closed for winter break,” according to the answering machine of the restaurant. However, a statement from Kean University’s spokeswoman Margaret McCorry states that the Terra Momo Restaurant Group completed its one-year contract with the Kean Foundation on December 31, 2016, and transitioned the management […]

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