News and Events

VCU Forensic Science Reception for alumni & friends of the department at AAFS

VCU Forensic Science Reception for alumni & friends of the department at AAFS

January 22, 2019

VCU Forensic Science is coming to Baltimore, and they want to meet you! The American Academy of Forensic Sciences 71st Annual Scientific Meeting will be in Baltimore and the outstanding VCU Department of Forensic Science and the VCU Office of Alumni Relations have teamed up to bring you a special reception, and all alumni & friends of the department are welcome!

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 Spring 2019 semester.

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