July 10, 2015
Kate Schwenke, a recent graduate of UNL’s Forensic Science Program, along with faculty members Sgt. Larry Barksdale and Dr. Ashley Hall, published their research on the International Association for Identification (IAI) website. Their study, “A Protocol for Discovery of Latent Bloodstains on Dark and Patterned Clothing” was sponsored in part by a scholarship awarded to Schwenke through the IAI Johnson-White Memorial Fund.
May 8, 2015
On Friday, May 8th the Departments of Entomology and Applied Science invited Forensic Science graduates and their families to participate in the joint graduation reception held prior to the CASNR Salute to Graduates reception.
The following Forensic Science students were honored (in order left to right): Kaitlyn Baumfalk, Rachel Soukup, Kaileigh Jacobs and Emily Anderson. Other graduating seniors (not pictured) include: Aktham Adams, Austin Aufenkamp, and Feighanne Tharpe.
May 1, 2015
The work of Paulette Arguelles, a 2012 Forensic Science Graduate from UNL, has been published in The Anatomical Record and is now highlighted on the Real Clear Science website. The study, “Forensic Palynological Analysis of Intestinal Contents of a Korean Mummy” (Arguelles, Reinhard & Shin, 2015) was a project for the forensic science palynology course (pollen analysis), FORS 446 and focused on examining pollen spores in fossilized feces to determine what an individual ate before they expired.
April 1, 2015
UNL’s Forensic Science Club, a Registered Student Organization affiliated with the Forensic Science Degree Program, held its 3rd Annual Blood Spatterganza fundraiser on Wednesday, April 1st.
February 25, 2015
As part of the FORS 200 - Forensic Seminar guest lecture series, Michele Stevenson, a Special Agent with the FBI Omaha Division, shared information about careers in the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
February 16, 2015
Dr. Karl Reinhard, Professor of Forensic Science and Environmental Archaeology of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Forensic Science Program, was invited to give a presentation in the American Academy of Forensic Science (AAFS) Plenary Session on Anthropology and Criminalistics.
February 11, 2015
As part of the FORS 200 - Forensic Seminar guest lecture series, John Beck, cadaver detection dog trainer and handler, and his K9 Jasper returned to discuss using search dogs to find human remains.
January 30, 2015
Every year the Parents Association and the Teaching Council of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln commend faculty and staff for their contributions to students.
November 18, 2014
Dr. Karl Reinhard, faculty member of the Forensic Science Degree Program at UNL has published research shedding light on the pathology of a tropical disease caused by parasite Trypanosoma cruzi, now cropping up in the United States.
For the entire UNL News article click here.
September 27, 2014
For the second consecutive year, the backyard of UNL Forensic Science Assistant Professor of Practice Sgt. Larry Barksdale was the site to celebrate the beginning of the new academic year. Students enjoyed hot dogs and brats, chips, salads, fruits and desserts prepared by Barksdale and his wife Connie.
Events like the Forensic Science Welcome Back Picnic give students a chance to reconnect after the summer months, mingle with faculty and staff and get to know students new to the program.