Forensic Science

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Nov 10, 2016 Jen Retter

Lu ’15 Publishes Capstone Research in ‘Journal of Analytical Toxicology’

The Oxford Journals’ Journal of Analytical Toxicology recently published “Impact of Expanding ELISA Screening in DUID Investigations to Include Carisoprodol/Meprobamate and Zolpidem,” by Forensic Science graduate Aileen Lu ’15. Mentored by Dr. Karen Scott, associate professor of Forensic Science,...

Photo by Josh Blustein

Nov 7, 2016 Jen Retter

Olson Presents on Flesh-Eating Beetles at International Congress of Entomology

This September, Biology major Stephanie Olson '17 presented a poster on the growth and development of flesh-eating beetles at the 25th International Congress of Entomology in Orlando, Fla. Olson, who will use the poster as part of her Capstone presentation, completed the research alongside Dr....

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Sep 9, 2016 Christopher Sarachilli

Dr. Tobe Published in 'Scientific Reports'

Dr. Shanan Tobe, assistant professor of Forensic Science, published "Stygofauna enhance prokaryotic transport in groundwater ecosystems" in Scientific Reports, part of the SpringerNature group of journals. In the article, co-authored with Renee J. Smith, James S. Paterson, Elise Launer,...

Assistant Director of Forensic Science Kimberlee Moran with participants of a forensic archaeology field course.

Jul 27, 2016 Caitlin Burns

Moran Participates in International Day of Archaeology on July 29

For the fourth year in a row, Kimberlee Moran, assistant director of the Forensic Science program, helped showcased the day to day work of archaeologists by writing about her work as a forensic archaeologist in the worldwide Day of Archaeology held on July 29. Day of Archaeology brings together...

Apr 26, 2016 Caitlin Burns

Moran Appointed to National Forensic Sciences Subcommittee

Assistant Program Director of Forensic Science Kimberlee Moran has been appointed to the Organization of Scientific Area Committees (OSAC) Crime Scene Investigation subcommittee. The OSAC is an initiative spearheaded by the U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Institute of Standards and...

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Apr 15, 2016 Caitlin Burns

Moran Organizes Symposium at Society of American Archeology Annual Meeting

For the 10th year, assistant director of the forensic science program Kimberlee Moran organized a paper symposium before the 81st annual meeting of the Society of American Archeology in Orlando, Fla., from April 6 to 10. Moran opened the symposium with an update of current issues within forensic...

Mar 24, 2016 Susan Gettlin

Forensic Science Short Courses
Kimberlee Moran instructs members of Navajo Department of Transportation in the identification and recovery of human remains.

Nov 20, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

Moran Provides Navajo Members with 'CSI: Window Rock'

Kimberlee Moran, forensic archaeologist and assistant director of the Forensic Science program, recently spent a week in the Navajo territory of Window Rock, on the New Mexico/Arizona border, training the Navajo Department of Transportation in the identification and recovery of human remains. “...

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Nov 4, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli Moran Analyzes Decomposition on ‘The Walking Dead’

As assistant director of the forensic science program, Kimberlee Moran typically studies the recently deceased. On this week, she switches that analysis to the recently undead. In “An Expert Explains The ‘Walking Dead’ Timeline Of Zombie Decay,” Moran discusses the accuracies and...

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Oct 27, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

NBC10 Quotes Moran on Toddler Forensic Investigation

Kimberlee Moran, assistant director of the forensic science program, was interviewed by NBC10 on the forensic investigation of Brendan Creato, the three year-old found dead in Cooper River Park near his home in Haddon Township, N.J., in October. Moran, who also spoke on the case with...

Joy Alacar ’17M supervises the “crime scene.”

Oct 14, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

Students Bring Forensics to Franklin Institute’s ‘Science After Dark’

Students in the Master of Science in Forensic Science program took over the Train Room at the Franklin Institute for the Institute’s Science After Hours event on Oct. 13, where they staged a crime scene and set up tables with science activities, such as learning how to dust for...

A student investigates a handprint at Arcadia's Crime Scene House. Photo courtesy of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia

Aug 27, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

Papal Bomb Training, Franklin Institute Investigations Highlight Forensic Science Week Events

Arcadia’s Forensic Science Program hosted and participated in several events in celebration of August’s National Forensic Science Week. The week recognized the importance of forensic science in crime scene investigation and those who practice forensic science. Faculty and students of the Master...