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October 17, 2017|College of Law|

Current Events Raise Constitutional Law Issues for the Digital Age

October 17, 2017|College of Law|

Supreme Court Must Apply Old Law to New Technology as Policymakers Struggle to Keep Pace On Monday, October 16, the United States Supreme Court agreed to hear a case in which it will be forced to apply a 1986 law to the realities of 21st-century technology, with far-reaching implications for data privacy, international relations, and [...]

October 6, 2017|Campus Life, Community, Events, Undergraduate Success Center|

Changing the Narrative: Bringing Diversity to Hollywood

October 6, 2017|Campus Life, Community, Events, Undergraduate Success Center|

 The face of the United States is changing. Take one look at the demographics, and you’ll see that Latinos are driving this change. According to the Pew Research Center, the Hispanic population accounts for 54% of population growth in this country since 2000. There are Latinos at every level of society, yet often they are [...]

JFKU Introduces Cutting Edge Innovation and Creative Technology Degree

As technology continues to advance at an exponential rate, it is driving increasingly rapid changes in our workplaces, lifestyles, and culture. And this trend shows no signs of slowing any time soon. To the contrary, many experts predict that the current rate of technological development will not only continue but actually accelerate in coming years. [...]

September 27, 2017|College of Law, Legal Studies, Tips for Success|

Alumni in Action – Kelley Menefee (Lynch) (’16)

September 27, 2017|College of Law, Legal Studies, Tips for Success|

Kelly Menefee is a 2016 JFKU Legal Studies Program graduate that is currently working as a Paralegal. Q: Why did you choose JFKU’s Legal Studies Program? A: I wanted to change my career path and had an interest in the law. I felt that the paralegal profession closely matched my existing skill set, while also [...]

September 25, 2017|College of Law, Community, Legal Studies|

As U.S. Home Rentals Reach Record Levels, Landlord-Tenant Law Impacts an Increasing Number of Households

September 25, 2017|College of Law, Community, Legal Studies|

For residential renters, California generally and many Bay Area jurisdictions, in particular, boast some of the most robust tenant protections in the country. But what good are these protections if tenants do not even know they exist, let alone how to use them? A diligent tenant will have reviewed closely the terms of his or [...]

September 12, 2017|College of Law, College of Psychology, Events, Tips for Success|

Supporting Students to Manage Stress

September 12, 2017|College of Law, College of Psychology, Events, Tips for Success|

There is no way around it. Working in a legal environment is stressful. The number of cases, deadlines, and incredible weight of the responsibility you are shouldering as a legal professional can add up to paralegals and attorneys feeling overwhelmed and stressed. Add to that, that the legal culture encourages and expects working long hours, [...]

September 7, 2017|College of Psychology|

JFK University Introduces Trauma Studies Certificate Program Starting Fall 2017

September 7, 2017|College of Psychology|

Beginning in the fall 2017 term, JFK University College of Psychology will be offering a specialized Trauma Studies Certificate Program. Available in either one or two-year courses of study, the Trauma Studies Certificate Program will benefit professionals in a wide range of fields whose work brings them into contact with those who have experienced trauma. [...]

August 23, 2017|Campus Life, Legal Studies, Tips for Success|

Student Success Story: Transferring from DVC to Start a Legal Career

August 23, 2017|Campus Life, Legal Studies, Tips for Success|

My first quarter at John F. Kennedy University opened up a whole new world for me. I transferred from Diablo Valley College which is barely five minutes away from JFKU. However, I didn’t even know the university existed. My plan before JFKU was to get my AA in Psychology, then head to San Francisco State [...]

Storytelling Event Invites Community to Heal

The Holistic Research Center is focused on gaining knowledge, shifting perspectives, and promoting deeper understanding within the JFKU and the larger Holistic community. We are preparing to embark on a project that will explore sharing stories as a means to reach those goals. In honor of this, The Holistic Research Center at John F. Kennedy [...]

After Sell-Out Crowd, JFKU to Host Encore Screening of “CRAZYWISE” Documentary

Popular Film Exploring Indigenous Approaches to Mental Health Crises Comes to San Jose Campus Following the sold-out screening at JFK University’s Pleasant Hill Campus in July, the documentary feature CRAZYWISE will be returning to JFK University for an encore showing this September. Don’t miss this rare second opportunity to see the film that compels audiences [...]

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