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  • JOHN JAY ALUM RENISE BAPTISTE IS HELPING FIND A CURE TO CANCER AT MEMORIAL SLOAN KETTERING CANCER HOSPITAL

    January 29, 2018 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

      Renise Baptiste grew up in Dominica, and when she was 19 years old, she decided to move to Texas to pursue a career in the sciences. But as someone who comes from a family of lawyers, she soon realized that it wasn’t just the sciences she wanted to study, but also justice. After visiting […]

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  • STORYTELLING AND ART DEPICT LINK BETWEEN HUMAN PAIN AND CRIME

    December 28, 2017 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

      25 years ago, long before she became an adjunct assistant professor at John Jay, Irina Zakirova worked as a police officer in Europe, where she was part of an intelligence unit for an international policing organization. And like most people in law enforcement, interaction with criminals was part of the job. For Zakirova, those interactions soon […]

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  • CRIME REPORT PICKS #METOO MOVEMENT AND ROBERT MUELLER AS JUSTICE NEWSMAKERS OF THE YEAR

    December 28, 2017 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

      New York, NY, December 20, 2017 —The #MeToo Movement and Special Counsel Robert Mueller have been chosen by readers of The Crime Report as the top Justice Newsmakers of 2017. Announcing the results of its Seventh annual readers’ poll, The Crime Report said the policy reversals at the Department of Justice, the resistance of sanctuary cities to the Trump […]

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  • PROFESSOR JODIE ROURE IS RECOGNIZED BY CONGRESS FOR PUERTO RICO RELIEF EFFORT

    December 28, 2017 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

      When Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico on September 20, Professor Jodie Roure, who teaches Latin American Studies at John Jay and is an ACLU fellow in Puerto Rico, was on the island with her two children. Roure, who has done extensive human rights and domestic violence prevention work throughout the Americas, remembers firsthand the […]

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  • FRESHMEN SHOW OFF RESEARCH AT 10TH ANNUAL FIRST YEAR STUDENT SHOWCASE

    December 28, 2017 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

      On December 7, John Jay freshmen gathered in the Student Dining Hall for the 10th Annual First Year Student Showcase. The showcase is a momentous opportunity for students to present their first research projects conducted as college students. This year, the projects were diverse in topic and medium, reflecting the various expertise and research interests […]

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  • At Homecoming, John Jay Celebrates the End of a Historic Year

    December 18, 2017 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

    On November 28, John Jay’s Homecoming drew hundreds of John Jay students, alumni, faculty, staff, and fans to celebrate the end of an incredibly successful year for the Bloodhounds. Homecoming has quickly become known on campus as one of the most fun athletic events of the year and excited fans gathered for pre-game festivities in […]

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  • Five Years After Sandy, Professor Leigh Graham Shares Lessons from Research On Disaster Recovery

    December 18, 2017 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

    Five years after Hurricane Sandy, Professor Leigh Graham has been featured on PBS Newshour as well as CUNY TV to discuss the successes and challenges of recovery efforts in New York City. Last year, Graham co-published a report comparing the experiences of the Lower East Side and the Rockaways after Sandy, two NYC areas significantly impacted by the storm. In the […]

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  • A Court Interpreting Internship Gives Students An Opportunity to Launch Their Careers

    December 18, 2017 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

    At John Jay, students are on their way to launching their careers as certified court interpreters through a new CUNY-wide internship that was created in partnership with the New York State Unified Court System. This semester, six John Jay Spanish-language students participated in the internship and gained professional experience interpreting. Though the program officially launched […]

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  • Alumna and Faculty Member Chelsea Binns Publishes Landmark Book on Fraud Hotlines

    December 18, 2017 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

    Chelsea Binns, assistant professor in the Department of Security, Fire and Emergency Management, has written the first book on fraud hotlines ever published. Binns, who graduated from John Jay with both her MA and PhD in Criminal Justice, is a licensed private investigator and certified fraud examiner who has extensive experience in the public and […]

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  • JOHN JAY STUDENT MIRANDA BARNES IS BREAKING INTO THE ART WORLD WITH HER ASTOUNDING PHOTOGRAPHY

    December 18, 2017 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

    When John Jay student Miranda Barnes first created her photo series “Doubles” as part of a course she was taking to fulfill her minor in Art, she had no idea it would be picked up in major news outlets that included Vice, Huffington Post, Bust, and more. The photo series, which focuses on black female […]

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