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  • Professor Greg Donaldson Discusses NYPD Vertical Patrols in Daily News Op-Ed and his Literary Father in the NY Times

    December 4, 2014 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

    Professor Greg Donaldson  of the Department of Communication & Theatre Arts had his op-ed article “Fear of a Black Stairwell” published in the New York Daily News on Dec. 1. In the commentary, which is informed by Donaldson’s experience as a journalist working alongside New York City housing police, he discusses the practice of patrolling […]

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  • Professor Chitra Raghavan Named ‘New Abolitionist’ by Sanctuary for Families and the NYS’s Anti-Trafficking Coalition

    December 3, 2014 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

    Psychology Professor Chitra Raghavan has been named as one of “New York’s New Abolitionists” by the New York State Anti-Trafficking Coalition for her work to promote human rights for women and fight human trafficking. The 2014 cohort of New Abolitionists, which was formally presented in conjunction with U.N. International Day for the Abolition of Slavery, […]

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  • Professor Jonathan Jacobs Participates in Library of Congress Symposium on the Legacy of Magna Carta

    December 1, 2014 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

    Professor Jonathan Jacobs, Chair of the Department of Philosophy and Director of the Institute of Criminal Justice Ethics, will join distinguished scholars, historians and thought leaders to discuss how Magna Carta’s political and legal traditions have carried into our current times at a symposium on December 9 at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C. […]

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  • Professor Adam Wandt Discusses Cybersecurity and Smartphone Encryption with Yahoo Tech and WNBC News

    December 1, 2014 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

    Adam Wandt, Assistant Professor in the Department of Public Management, was quoted in a Yahoo Tech article, titled “Why the Cops Hate the New Apple and Google Phones,” on the new digital/phone encryption and the disadvantages for law enforcement investigations. New phone systems such as Ios8 and Android 5.0 systems are harder to crack, making […]

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  • John Jay’s MPA Programs Highly Ranked by GraduatePrograms.com

    November 21, 2014 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

    John Jay College’s Master of Public Administration programs have been ranked #3 among MPA Public Policy Programs and #4 among Public Administration MPA programs by GraduatePrograms.com – a student-based rate-and-review website for graduate programs.  In a new ranking, John Jay’s online MPA program was also ranked #4. The rankings are based on reviews by students […]

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  • U.S. Secretary of Veteran Affairs Robert McDonald Visit, Battle Buddy Center Dedication and Salute to Veterans Reception Honor Our Veterans

    November 21, 2014 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

    On November 13, U.S. Secretary of Veteran Affairs Robert McDonald visited John Jay and met with student veterans to learn about their experiences and transition to civilian life. After the visit, the New York State Industries for the Disabled, Inc. (NYSID) dedicated the Veterans Resource Center at John Jay College as a NYSID Battle Buddy […]

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  • August Wilson’s “Jitney” performed by John Jay students

    November 20, 2014 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

      The Communications and Theatre Arts Department presents: “Jitney” by August Wilson, Directed by Vernice Miller Running from November 20-24, 2014  at the Gerald W. Lynch Theater, John Jay College. Description: A  play in two acts by acclaimed playwright August Wilson, “Jitney’’ is the eighth work  in his Pulitzer Prize-winning “Century Circle.” Set in a […]

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  • President Jeremy Travis and Student Veterans Celebrate Veterans Day with Ringing of NASDAQ Opening Bell

    November 14, 2014 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

    In commemoration of Veterans Day, for the second consecutive year, President Jeremy Travis rang the opening bell at NASDAQ OMX Stock Market. At the President’s side were John Jay student veterans, Peter Beshar, Trustee of the John Jay College Foundation Board and Chair of the Veterans Committee of the Board, representatives from companies participating in […]

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  • John Jay Rises to #3 in ‘Best for Vets’ College Rankings

    November 11, 2014 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

    John Jay College has been ranked a “Best for Vets” institution by Military Times magazine in their 2015 national college rankings of 600 universities. John Jay College is listed at #3, up from #16 in 2014. Topping all New York colleges and universities, John Jay is again the only City University campus to make the […]

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  • Professor Marie-Helen Maras’ New Book Depicts the Transnational Nature of Security Risks

    November 4, 2014 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

    Associate Professor Marie-Helen Maras of the Department of Security, Fire and Emergency Management recently published Transnational Security by CRC Press. In the book, she illustrates how globalization has transformed security into a transnational phenomenon.   According to CRC Press, the “book analyzes the most pressing current transnational security threats, including weapons of mass destruction, terrorism, […]

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