UNL Forensic Science - John Beck

John Beck and K9 Jasper are Back to Discuss Cadaver Detection

11 Feb, 2015

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.

UNL Forensic Science - Parents Award

Parents Association Recognizes Forensic Science Faculty and Staff

30 Jan, 2015

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. 

UNL Forensic Science - Karl Reinhard

Forensic Science Faculty Uncovers Pathology of Chagas Disease

18 Nov, 2014

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.

UNL Forensic Science - Welcome Picnic 2014

Forensic Science Club Kicks Off with a Picnic

27 Sep, 2014

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.

UNL Forensic Science - Aktham

Forensic Science Ambassadors Going Strong

22 Sep, 2014

September 22, 2014

Fall brings new faces to the Forensic Science Ambassador Program including: Samantha Hayek and Breane Morris (both Junior, CSI Option students). 

UNL Forensic Science

Two Recent Grads Publish in the Journal of Forensic Sciences

21 Aug, 2014

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. 

UNL Forensic Science - Harvey Liu

Student Interns at DC Police Department

15 Aug, 2014

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:

UNL Forensic Science - Amber Mahan

Amber Mahan Becomes a New Forensic Science Instructor

01 Aug, 2014

August 1, 2014

UNL’s Forensic Science Program has a new instructor for the Fall 2014 semester. 

UNL Forensic Science - Emily Spack

Recent Graduate Does International Research with Faculy Member

14 Jul, 2014

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. 

UNL Forensic Science - May Grads 2014

Forensic Science Celebrates May Graduates

09 May, 2014

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!