Forensic Science

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

MTV.com: Moran Analyzes Decomposition on ‘The Walking Dead’

As assistant director of the forensic science program, Kimberlee Moran typically studies the recently deceased. On MTV.com 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...

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

Jun 30, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

High School Students Scour Arcadia Crime Scene House for Clues

Sixteen high school students came to Arcadia on June 23 to practice gathering forensic evidence at Arcadia’s Crime Scene House at 2063 Church Road, as part of the Teva Pharmaceuticals summer internship program at The College of Physicians of Philadelphia and in conjunction with Arcadia's...

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Apr 8, 2015 jretter Retter

Klobut ’15M, Dr. Scott Present on Detecting Drug Abuse Through Hair

Master of Science in Forensic Science student Jakub Klobut ’15M and Dr. Karen Scott, director and associate professor of Forensic Science, presented research on “Supported Liquid Extraction,” a method of drug abuse detection through hair, at the 67th Annual Meeting of the...

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Feb 25, 2015 jretter Retter

Scott and Logan Publish Paper on Synthetic Cannabinoid Drugs in Forensic Science Reviews

Dr. Karen Scott, assistant professor and director of the forensic science program, and Dr. Barry Logan, clinical professor of forensic science, recently published an article titled “Pharmacology, Toxicology, and Adverse Effects of Synthetic Cannabinoid Drugs” in Forensic Science Reviews. The paper...

Jan 27, 2015 Purnell Cropper

Arcadia Cuts Ribbon on Crime Scene House

Dr. John Hoffman, dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, cut the ribbon during the Jan. 22 opening ceremonies of Arcadia’s Crime Scene House at 2063 Church Road. Also present were Dr. Karen Scott, director and associate professor of forensic science, and Montgomery County law enforcement...