UNION – Kean University’s Department of Communication Disorders and Deafness and Monmouth Medical Center’s Regional Cleft Palate Center will co-sponsor a symposium, Medical/Dental Implications, Speech and Educational Strategies for Children with Cleft Palate, on Wednesday, Oct. 28 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. at Monmouth Medical Center, Long Branch.
UNION—Dr. Brian Regal, an assistant professor in the Department of History at Kean University and a resident of Plainfield has authored a new book, entitled “Pseudoscience: A Critical Encyclopedia.”
UNION – The Human Rights Institute at Kean University will sponsor a series of events this fall. All events are free, open to the public, and will take place on various locations on the main campus, located at 1000 Morris Ave. in Union.
UNION – Andrew Revkin, author and prize-winning environmental reporter for The New York Times, will be the featured speaker for the third installment of Kean University’s Issues ’09 series.
SCOTCH PLAINS – The works of photographer Sheilia Lenga of Union, seen in “The Heron,” and those of other members of the Contemporary Art Group will be exhibited at the South Avenue Gallery beginning Sept. 29.
SCOTCH PLAINS – Last spring Camille Manhit, of Union, was selected to participate in the exclusive “Running Start” Program Young Women’s Political Leadership Retreat.
ELIZABETH – A grand jury indicted alleged Bloods gang member Jaquan Bell, 16, who is accused of shooting another teen to death outside a Union Township roller rink just after midnight on Dec. 26, 2008.
UNION — Liberty Hall Museum at Kean University will host its annual Pumpkin Patch Day celebration on Saturday, Oct. 24 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the museum grounds.
UNION – The Department of Theatre at Kean University will reunite decades of alumni in “Encore! a Theatre Retrospective,” on Saturday, Oct. 3, at 7 p.m. in Kean’s Wilkins Theatre.
UNION – Five-time Grammy nominee Michael Feinstein will perform at the grand opening of the Gene and Shelley Enlow Recital Hall at Kean University’s East Campus on Friday, Oct. 2 at 8 p.m.