Prof Moran awarded NEH funding

Professor Kimberlee Moran was awarded the NEH Summer Stipend for: “The Arch Street Project: Visualizing the Historical, Archaeological, and Bioanthropological Evidence from the First Baptist Church of Philadelphia’s Burial Ground”.  The grant will fund the production of an interactive site map of the cemetery excavated in 2017.  Nearly 500 burials were recovered and are still being … Continue reading Prof Moran awarded NEH funding

Prof. Moran & Prof. Betz hosts 3rd annual Ethics Bowl debate tournament

For the 3rd year in a row, Professor Moran will be facilitating the Rutgers-Camden Ethics Bowl, a co-taught class with Professor Betz in the Department of Philosophy & Religion (50:730:240).  The class, Debating Ethical Issues Across Disciplines, teaches students ethical frameworks through which dilemmas can be addressed.  Students prepare scenarios that are then debated in … Continue reading Prof. Moran & Prof. Betz hosts 3rd annual Ethics Bowl debate tournament

Chemistry Student Ariel Smart Presents at AAFS

Chemistry Master’s Student, Ariel Smart, presented her research at the American Academy of Forensic Sciences annual conference in Feb 2020.  Her poster, titled ” The Effect of pH on Presumptive Serological Screening Tests” was a candidate for the Young Forensic Scientists Award.

MSFS Student Shavari Fagan Featured in Rutgers-Camden NewsNow

Forensic Science student Shavari Fagan’s research was recently featured by the Rutgers-Camden NewsNow team. Shavari plans to research CBD vape liquid for the presence of contaminants as well as the possibility for conversion to THC. CBD is not a controlled substance but THC is which could lead to erroneous criminal charges for those that use … Continue reading MSFS Student Shavari Fagan Featured in Rutgers-Camden NewsNow

Students visit the UK to see British forensic science in action

Students participating in the Spring Learning Abroad course “International Perspective in Forensic Science” traveled to the UK May 24th until June 8th to experience forensic science in action.  Students visited the Regional Scientific Support lab in Wakefield, West Yorkshire to talk with the director and head of operations and to tour the various units housed … Continue reading Students visit the UK to see British forensic science in action

Student Amanda Gonzalez wins NJAFS scholarship

Congratulations to Master’s student Amanda Gonzalez for winning the 2019 New Jersey Association of Forensic Scientists’ scholarship.  Amanda will be presented with the award at the NJAFS seminar in May.