News and Events

Spring 2019 undergraduate departmental tour schedule now available

Spring 2019 undergraduate departmental tour schedule now available

January 8, 2019

Interested in taking a tour of our department? Check out the times we are offering for the summer.

Forensic Science undergraduate receives prestigious NSF graduate fellowship

Forensic Science undergraduate receives prestigious NSF graduate fellowship

April 19, 2019

Caitlin Cain, a senior majoring in forensic science and chemistry, has been awarded a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship, which recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students in science, technology, engineering and mathematics disciplines who are pursuing research-based master's and doctoral degrees.

Forensic science and physics researchers at VCU are studying how “optical tweezers” could address one of crime labs’ biggest challenges.

Forensic science and physics researchers at VCU are studying how “optical tweezers” could address one of crime labs’ biggest challenges.

February 6, 2019

Prof. Tracey Dawson Cruz and  Sarah Seashols-Williams in the Department of Forensic Science and Prof. Joseph Reiner in the Department of Physics that is using optical tweezer technology to separate cells in forensic science samples.

New Chair of Forensic Science

New Chair of Forensic Science

January 8, 2019

Tracey Dawson Cruz, Professor of Forensic Science, has been selected as the permanent chair of the Department of Forensic Science