News and Events

Forensic Science Graduate Open House

Forensic Science Graduate Open House

September 16, 2019

The Virginia Commonwealth of Univerity Department of Forensic Science will host a Graduate Open House for prospective students on Friday, November 1 from 9:00-2:30 in the Temple Building, room 3309 (901 W. Main St.). Please RSVP to fos@vcu.edu by Oct. 25

Fall 2019 undergraduate departmental tour schedule now available

Fall 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 fall.

CHS announces new Student Emergency Fund

CHS announces new Student Emergency Fund

October 4, 2019

The fund helps to keep minor or temporary financial emergencies from derailing students’ progress toward a degree.

Forensic science lecture series

Forensic science lecture series

August 30, 2019

A series of forensic science lectures this fall will explore topics in the field and past cases, including the so-called “collar bomb” case in which a pizza delivery driver in Erie, Pennsylvania, robbed a bank in 2003 with a bomb clamped around his neck that ultimately exploded and killed him.

CBD Related Poisonings Reach Highest Level Yet. Here's Why

CBD Related Poisonings Reach Highest Level Yet. Here's Why

August 6, 2019

Forensic toxicologist Michelle Peace has found dangerous synthetics in dozens of CBD vape products. She says a lack of FDA regulations is to blame.