Hot off the press: 5 Things You Need to Know about Career Services!

5 Things You Need to Know about Career Services! If you’re not sure if Forensic Science is for you, that’s ok, we’ve got you.  Let’s face it: sometimes we pick a major and it’s not for us. What can make it harder is when everyone else seems to know what they’re doing. Here’s a secret though, a… Read More Hot off the press: 5 Things You Need to Know about Career Services!

Title IX Training

All new students are required to take the Title IX training, Not Anymore, a 60-minute, interactive, online education program designed to prevent sexual assault, intimate partner violence and stalking through a bystander intervention approach. All first year undergraduates, transfer students, readmitted students, first year graduate and first year professional students are required to complete this… Read More Title IX Training

Pre-Health/Pre-Professional Advising Tracks

For students wishing to declare/change a track in/to pre-medicine pre-dentistry pre-pharmacy pre-physical therapy pre-occupational therapy pre-optometry pre-veterinary medicine Please attend a program interest workshop.  Schedule available here.   Students wishing to declare a track in pre-nursing pre-radiation sciences pre-dental hygiene pre-clinical laboratory sciences Call the University Academic Advising front desk at 804-827-8648 to schedule an appointment… Read More Pre-Health/Pre-Professional Advising Tracks

Meet the Faculty & Staff

   All students in the Department of Forensic Science see Lyndsay Durham for Academic Advising Don’t know who your Faculty Mentor is? Visit this handy tool. Not sure who to contact? Click here. Dr. Catherine Connon, Undergraduate Program Director and Independent Study & Internship Coordinator Dr. Tracey Dawson Cruz Lyndsay Durham, Department Advisor Dr. Christopher Ehrhardt… Read More Meet the Faculty & Staff

Department Chair, Dr. Tal Simmons

Email: tlsimmons@vcu.edu Work Phone: (804) 828-3295 Harris Hall South, Room 2013     Interested in doing Undergraduate Research with Dr. Simmons? Q: What kind of research are you involved in? A: Field based: decomposition and time since death estimation (testing variables which might affect this using animal models). Lab based: maggot development rates (thermodynamics of maggot… Read More Department Chair, Dr. Tal Simmons