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Learning through Research
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Learning through Research

Research collaborations with faculty help students hone critical skills and find their focus. by Abe Loomis As an institution committed to exploring and achieving justice in all of its forms, John Jay has long championed the close relationship between that ideal and the work of researchers who gather information aimed at revealing truth. “Research sits...

National Network For Safe Communities Celebrates 10 Years
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National Network For Safe Communities Celebrates 10 Years

With 10 years of research under its belt, the NNSC reflects on the past while looking forward to a future of safer communities. by Jocelyn Key John Jay’s National Network for Safe Communities (NNSC)—a research center aiming to improve public safety, minimize arrests and incarcerations, and strengthen communities—is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year. “Our...

Faculty Profiles: Advocating for Immigrants
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Faculty Profiles: Advocating for Immigrants

Assistant Professor Isabel Martinez’s Mission to Help Unaccompanied Minors. By Shirley Del Valle A third generation Chicana , Isabel Martinez, Ph.D., knows the plight of unaccompanied minors well. She is the granddaughter of Mexican immigrants who left Mexico during the Mexican Revolution, and has, for the better part of the last decade, worked with unaccompanied...

Turning Big Data Into Smart Data
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Turning Big Data Into Smart Data

Associate Professor Eric Piza Zeros In On Meaningful Crime Reduction Stats. By Mary Anderson Today, it’s obvious how much big data is driving society—from the algorithmic trading on Wall Street to the movie picks your Netflix suggests—but you could say Eric Piza, Ph.D., was big data before big data was cool. Fresh out of Rutgers...

In the Media
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In the Media

“The Immigrant Student Success Center allows immigrant students to have a space to congregate, to share, to gain some information about their status, and how to navigate their status.” —Cynthia Nayeli Carvajal , Manager of John Jay ’s Immigrant Student Success Center, sharing thoughts on the new Center on Spectrum NY1 News “They have a...

Class Notes
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Class Notes

1970s Philip Langellotti (B.S. ’71) is releasing a new book about climate change and global warming titled The Adventures of the Runaway Wheelchair: Into the Atmosphere. Amy Wisotsky-Burt (B.S. ’77), a former FBI Agent, was elected to serve a two-year term as Secretary of the Board of Directors for the Society of Former Special Agents...

Make Your Legacy the Future of Justice
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Make Your Legacy the Future of Justice

DR. GERALD W. LYNCH served as President of John Jay College from 1976 to 2004. During his tenure he helped shape John Jay College into one of the top criminal justice colleges it is today. To honor his 28- years of strong leadership for the College, the Lynch Family is raising money to endow the...

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