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  • PROFESSOR JODIE ROURE’S EXPERIENCE IN PUERTO RICO INSPIRES A FREE SURGICAL PROGRAM FOR THE ISLAND

    January 14, 2019 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

    Para leer en español Ever since Hurricane Maria struck Puerto Rico, Jodie Roure, Associate Professor of Latin American and Latina/o Studies at John Jay, has been instrumental in the island’s recovery. Initially, she led the Doctors for Maria Relief efforts and brought 25 doctors and nurses to the island. Now, more than a year after […]

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  • LA EXPERIENCIA DE JODIE ROURE EN PUERTO RICO INSPIRA EL PROGRAMA QUIRÚRGICO GRATUITO PARA LA ISLA

    January 14, 2019 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

     Read in English Desde que el huracán María golpeó Puerto Rico, Jodie Roure, profesor asociado de América Latina y estudios latinas/os en John Jay, ha sido instrumental en la recuperación de la isla. Inicialmente, ella condujo el socorro del Doctores para el Alivio de María y trajo 25 médicos y enfermeras a la isla. Ahora, […]

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  • PROFESSOR ELAINE YI LU WINS SWPA AWARD FOR WORK IN PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION

    January 14, 2019 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

      Professor Elaine Yi Lu, in the Department of Public Management, was just named the Dr. Julia Juanita Henderson International Award recipient from the American Society for Public Administration, and her new book Public Performance Budgeting was published this past December. To learn more about the research that Lu has been conducting, we sat down with her and […]

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  • SARAH KOENIG, BRITTANY PACKNETT NAMED 2019 JUSTICE MEDIA TRAILBLAZERS BY JOHN JAY COLLEGE OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE

    January 14, 2019 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

      New York, NY, January 10, 2019 — Sarah Koenig, co-creator of Serial, and Brittany Packnett, contributor to the Webby-award winning Pod Save the People podcast, will be honored February 21, 2019 as the 2019 Justice Media Trailblazers. The awards are given annually by the John Jay College of Criminal Justice and The Crime Report to honor individuals in the media […]

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  • WHY ARE MORE YOUTHS THINKING ABOUT AND ATTEMPTING SUICIDE?

    January 10, 2019 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

      More than double the amount of children are hospitalized for suicidal thoughts and attempts to kill themselves than just ten years earlier, but explanations for the increase are lacking. To meet this challenge, an interdisciplinary group of researchers from the United States is launching a consortium aimed at increasing diversity in suicide research among […]

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  • THE INSTITUTE FOR INNOVATION IN PROSECUTION AWARDS CERTIFICATES TO INSIDE CRIMINAL JUSTICE PARTICIPANTS

    January 7, 2019 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

      When it comes to criminal justice reform, one of the smartest and most effective partnerships is that of prosecutors and formerly incarcerated individuals. That’s why The Institute for Innovation in Prosecution at John Jay (IIP), the Manhattan DA’s Office, The Department of Corrections, and The Columbia Center for Justice created “Inside Criminal Justice”—a course that includes […]

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  • JOHN JAY SCHOLARS WEIGH IN ON VACCINES AND THE FLU

    January 7, 2019 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

      It’s winter, which we sometimes call “flu season.” In fact, “you can catch influenza at any time during the year if exposed to the virus, and its severity is the same regardless of when you get sick,” says Edgardo Sanabria-Valentín. We don’t fully know the answer to why influenza is more common during the colder […]

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  • JOHN JAY STUDENTS LEARN FROM AWARD-WINNING CHILEAN FILMMAKERS

    January 3, 2019 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

      The Historical Memory Project (HMP) at John Jay College hosted the producers and director of the Chilean production Una Historia Necesaria (The Suspended Mourning),  winners of the 2018 Best Short Series category of the International Emmys Awards that took place in New York City on November 19, 2018. Made up of 26 “chapters,” the short series documentary tells the […]

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  • MISDEMEANOR ARRESTS PLUMMET, INCLUDING AMONG YOUNG PEOPLE & PEOPLE OF COLOR

    December 27, 2018 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

      New Study on New York City & State Also Shows Racial Differences in Arrest Rates Persist (New York, NY) – Misdemeanor arrests across New York State, particularly New York City and upstate cities continued to plummet over the past four years, but the differences in arrest rates between Whites and non-Whites held steady and in […]

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  • DIRECTOR SPIKE LEE VISITS JOHN JAY AND TALKS SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY

    December 26, 2018 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

      With social responsibility playing a pivotal role in their work, Adjunct Professor Ilyasah Shabazz, daughter of Malcolm X, invited acclaimed film director Spike Lee, to speak to her American Cultural Pluralism and the Law class. On December 11, Lee joined the John Jay students for a Q&A discussion where Shabazz started the event by […]

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