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  • PROFESSOR AMY GREEN DIRECTS A POWERFUL PLAY ON CRIMINAL JUSTICE

    August 6, 2018 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

    Mass incarceration, solitary confinement, maximum penalties, domestic violence, and sexual assault—these topics are regularly analyzed, discussed and contemplated at John Jay. But to really feel the impact of the criminal justice system in America, Associate Professor Amy S. Green in the Department of Interdisciplinary Studies worked for three years developing and then directing the play whatdoesfreemean?, written […]

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  • Éxito Del Congreso de Estudiantes de Español de CUNY

    August 6, 2018 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

    Read story in English   A veces, salir de su zona de confort puede tener una gran recompensa. Y eso es exactamente lo que los estudiantes de la profesora María Julia Rossi encontraron cuando atendieron y participaron en el Primer Congreso Estudiantes de Español de CUNY el 5 de mayo pasado. “Las presentaciones públicas, como […]

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  • JOHN JAY OFFERS A NEW AFRICANA STUDIES MINOR: COMMUNITY JUSTICE

    August 1, 2018 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

      This coming fall semester The Department of Africana Studies will be offering a new minor: Community Justice. The courses incorporated into the minor expose students to new ways of thinking about justice and community-based problems, such as economic and racial inequality, as well as the prison system. The Community Justice minor requires students to complete 18 […]

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  • JOHN JAY WELCOMES PROVOST YI LI

    July 31, 2018 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

      Recently, after an extensive national search, President Karol V. Mason announced the appointment of Dr. Yi Li as John Jay’s new Provost. To get to know Dr. Li a little better, we sat down with him to learn more about his past experiences and his hopes for the John Jay community. Q: Why were you […]

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  • ZERO-TEXT-COST COURSES EASE FINANCIAL BURDENS

    July 31, 2018 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

      John Jay prides itself on giving all students, coming from any financial background, the opportunity to succeed. Understanding that the price of textbooks is a cost barrier for many students, some professors are opting to use the zero-text-cost program. Through this program, CUNY allocated grant money is used to offer courses that utilize Open […]

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  • ISTOU DIALLO (’17) WINS FULBRIGHT AWARD TO STUDY WOMEN WITH DISABILITIES IN INDIA

    July 25, 2018 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

      Taking matters into her own hands, Istou Diallo’s (’17) own personal experience as a woman with a physical challenge has inspired her to make society more inclusive for people with disabilities. As a recent winner of a Fulbright Fellowship and graduate of John Jay College of Criminal Justice with a degree in Forensic Psychology […]

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  • SCHOOL SAFETY SUMMIT PROVIDES CRISIS SITUATION INFORMATION

    July 25, 2018 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

    Columbine, Virginia Tech, Fort Hood Army Base, Aurora Movie Theater, Sandy Hook Elementary, Emanuel AME Church, Pulse Nightclub, Las Vegas Outdoor Concert, and Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland Florida—the ever-growing list of active shooter situations in our country is staggering and sobering. The School Safety Summit held at John Jay on July 16th, […]

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  • JOHN JAY STUDENTS PARLAY THE CUNY SPANISH STUDENTS’ CONGRESS INTO A SCHOLARSHIP WIN

    July 25, 2018 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

    Sometimes stepping out of your comfort zone can have a big payoff. And, that’s exactly what Assistant Professor María Julia Rossi’s students found out after attending and speaking at the first CUNY Spanish Students’ Congress on May 5th. “Public presentations, such as symposiums and conferences, are a very important part of our profession as scholars,” […]

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  • SPECIAL ISSUE OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE POLICY REVIEW DEDICATED TO JJC’S MISDEMEANOR JUSTICE PROJECT

    July 5, 2018 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

    Criminal Justice Policy Review released an online special issue in May dedicated to the Misdemeanor Justice Project (MJP) of John Jay College of Criminal Justice. A printed version of the special issue will be released later this year. The Criminal Justice Policy Review journal is a project of the Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice at Indiana University […]

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  • PRESIDENT MASON’S APPEAL FOR BLACK AND BROWN CHILDREN

    July 5, 2018 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

    On Thursday, June 28th, President Karol V. Mason spoke at The Aspen Ideas Festival discussing “Criminal Justice Reform, Politics, and Forging a Way Forward.” Since The Aspen Ideas Festival gathered global leaders to examine challenging topical issues, President Mason wanted to share this essay with both the John Jay and Aspen community. Give Black and Brown Children […]

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