Forensic Science Graduate Program and student organization to host crime scene investigation workshop

Marshall’s forensic science graduate students and faculty will  present a crime scene investigation workshop for high school students from  Fairview High School of Ashland, Ky., Oct. 28 and Nov. 4 at MU’s crime scene  house.

About 55 high school science students are expected to attend the “CSI  Huntington” workshop. They will participate in lectures, demonstrations and  hands-on experiments in areas of DNA analysis, firearms identification,  fingerprint analysis, blood pattern analysis and digital forensics. They will  also tour the Forensic Science Center’s accredited forensic DNA laboratory which  provides assistance to state and local law enforcement agencies across the  United States.

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MUFIA Entertainment Book Fundraiser

MUFIA (Marshall University Forensic Identification Association) is selling Entertainment Books to raise money for conferences and professional development trips. To buy your local book:

1. Visit
2. Enter group number: 961110 (otherwise MUFIA doesn’t get credit)
3. Enter your zip code.
4. Buy your book!

Tell your friends and family. The fundraiser ends September 30, 2010, so order soon!