May 2023




“When I received the acceptance letters, the first person I thought of was my grandfather. He didn’t have an education, but he worked hard to bring his children and grandchildren to this country.” Read More




John Jay Professors Jonathan Gray, Ph.D., Alexandra Moffet-Bateau, Ph.D., and Richard Ocejo, Ph.D., were named to the new cohort of CUNY’s Black, Race and Ethnic Studies Initiative (BRESI) Faculty Fellows. Read More





The Spring 2023 Career and Internship Fair offered students and alumni the opportunity to connect with over 100 employers from across the country. Read More





Amidst a targeted cyberbullying campaign against famous Korean hip hop star Daniel Lee, Seo deduced who was attacking Lee in the highly publicized defamation investigation. Read More





Professor Lauren Shapiro, Ph.D., appeared in the Inside Higher Ed story “Colleges Fall Victim to Fake Shooter Threats.


Jeffrey Butts, Ph.D., Director of John Jay’s Research and Evaluation Center appeared on MSNBC’s Katy Tur Reports to talk about “multiple shootings over mistakes.”


Professor Glenn Corbett appeared on WCBS-TV to talk about the Lower Manhattan garage collapse.


Professor Christopher Herrmann, Ph.D., appeared in the NPR Morning Edition story “Some Republicans say New York is in the grips of a crime wave. Experts say not at all.”





Charlotte Walker-Said, Ph.D., was named a recipient of the prestigious National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) grant. The award will advance her project: “A History of Marital and Spiritual Entrepreneurship in Central Africa.”




Forensics Career Opportunities — FBI

The FBI is hiring forensics professionals at all career levels, from recent college graduates to experienced professionals. Learn more and view job openings here.


Associate Manager, Forensic Investigations and Intelligence — Kroll

The Associate Manager will conduct research and analysis, evaluate the effectiveness of internal controls, document results, and prepare conclusions for clientsLearn more and apply.


Legal Support Analyst, Entry-Level Opportunity — New York State Attorney General

The NYS Attorney General’s Criminal Enforcement and Financial Crimes Bureau seeks recent college graduates for the position of Legal Support Analyst in its Albany office. Learn more and apply.


Coordinator, Stadium Security — New York Yankees

The coordinator serves as the lead representative in the Yankee Stadium Command Center, the central entity for the 24/7 monitoring of the stadium. Learn more and apply.




Wednesday, April 26 to Friday, May 5

Research & Creativity Expo

Presentations represent a diverse set of research and creative projects students have accomplished over the past academic year. Learn more.


Monday, May 1

1:30 p.m. to 2:40 p.m.

Effective Job & Internship Searching

This workshop will help you reflect on your experiences and skills, so that your internship and job search is as successful as possible.


Tuesday, May 2

1:45 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. | L.65.NB

Jewish Heritage Month: Manhattan Borough President The Honorable Mark Levine

Join us for an engaging conversation with Manhattan Borough President Mark Levine, in celebration of Jewish Heritage Month. Register here.


Wednesday, May 3

5:30 p.m. to 6:45 p.m. | L.61.NB

Book Talk: Dissident Practices: Brazilian Women Artists 1960 to 2020

Join us for a discussion of “Dissident Practices: Brazilian Women Artists 1960s-2020s” by Dr. Claudia Calirman, chair and associate professor of art history.

Register here.


Monday, May 8 and Tuesday, May 9

Safe & Just Communities Summit

National experts on public safety will come together to provide a comprehensive, community-centered framework for safe communities. Learn more and register.


Thursday, May 11

1:45 p.m. to 2:45 p.m.

AAPI Heritage Month: Brooklyn Assembly Member The Honorable Lester Chang

Hear from The Honorable Lester Chang, a member of the New York State Assembly and member of the Committee on Education, Housing, and Social Services. Register here.


Friday, May 12

6:00 p.m. | Moot Court

Free Concert Celebrating Panamanian Music

Professor Benjamin Lapidus, Ph.D., a Grammy-nominated musician, invites you to a free concert celebrating eminent Panamanian musical pioneers, Frank Anderson and Enid Lowe. Register here.


Friday, June 2

3:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. | Barclays Center


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