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John Jay's Growing Global Impact

John Jay College of Criminal Justice has been steadily building its reputation as an institution of international consequence. The most recent evidence of its growing global reach is another overseas academic partnership that grew out of the John Jay's Tenth Biennial International Conference. Held at the College in June, more than 300 scholars, practitioners, government leaders, justice advocates and others from over two dozen countries came to John Jay's newly expanded campus to discuss the latest "Global Perspectives on Justice, Security and Human Rights."

At the close of the four-day conference on June 9, President Travis signed Memorandums of Understanding with President Cheng Lin of China's Public Security University and Dean Zhao Binzhi of Beijing Normal University. The agreements spell out the terms and expectations for five years of future collaborations, such as translation of scholarly books, student exchanges, faculty research collaboration and regular conferences. Click here to read more...