Forensic Science

Mar 15, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Forensic Science Program Earns Reaccreditation from FEPAC

The Forensic Science Education Programs Accreditation Commission (FEPAC) has renewed the accreditation for Arcadia University's Master of Science in Forensic Science program. Arcadia is one of the few institutions to hold accreditation, with only 16 fully accredited master’s programs in the United...

Feb 22, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia University and Montgomery County Bomb Squad Host Training Exercise for West Chester SWAT Team

Arcadia University and the Montgomery County Bomb Squad hosted a booby-trap awareness training for the West Chester SWAT team at the University’s campus Crime Scene House on Feb. 21. Members of the West Chester SWAT team went through the house in groups trying to detect the fake booby-traps, which...

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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,...

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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

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...