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.
September 22, 2014
Fall brings new faces to the Forensic Science Ambassador Program including: Samantha Hayek and Breane Morris (both Junior, CSI Option students).
August 21, 2014
Shane Williams and Shelby Hubbard, alumni of the UNL Forensic Science Program have had their research using pollen analysis for locating tobacco origin published in the Journal of Forensic Sciences.
August 15, 2014
UNL Forensic Science student Harvey Liu, spent the summer in Washington D.C. as an intern at the Metropolitan Police Department.
Liu was assigned to the Criminal Investigation Division and participated in many specialized units during his time there. Some of his experiences included:
August 1, 2014
UNL’s Forensic Science Program has a new instructor for the Fall 2014 semester.
July 14, 2014
After graduating in May, Emily Spack, a Forensic Science major at UNL had the opportunity to work overseas as a research assistant.
Dr. Emily Hammerl, a Research Assistant Professor in Anthropology and Forensic Science at UNL supervised Spack and their work took them to St. Valery, a city in Northern France, where they examined juvenile dentition in a French collection of remains.
May 9, 2014
UNL 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): Nathaniel Niosco, Lindsey Coe, Emily Spack and Annie Larsen. Due to the rigor of the program, graduating with a degree in Forensic Science at the University of Nebraska is quite an achievement and these students deserve congratulations!