- At Mason-led conference, forensic science experts offer training and insight for rural practitionersSeptember 14, 2023
The National Center on Forensics brought medical and legal practitioners from across the country to Mason's Science and Technology campus to learn about new methodologies and technologies from experts. Jay King of Chesapeake Search Dogs, with Skyler the spaniel, was among the presenters.
- July 13, 2023
The Marvel universe isn't the only place where insects and other invertebrates have superpowers. Mason faculty, staff, and students are studying and explaining the many roles these creatures play on our planet, learning more about a bug's life—and the big world surrounding them—every step of the way. This edition of Around Mason offers a recap of some of those stories.
- June 7, 2022
The 15 students in the special topics class Facial Reconstruction started the semester with a generic plastic skull. Week by week, they sculpted different parts of their own faces, creating a portrait of themselves in clay and learning the forensic skills needed to put a face on a skull.
- January 18, 2022
A collaboration between the Honey Bee Initiative and Mason's new Forensic Science Research and Training Laboratory could yield critical advances in forensic science.
- September 24, 2021
Mason, FARO announce partnership to advance forensic science research.
- December 4, 2020
The Department of Justice, National Institute of Justice (NIJ) has awarded a $2 million grant to George Mason University to further the advancement of forensic science.
- Tue, 11/24/2020 - 05:30
The opening of George Mason University’s new Forensic Science Research and Training Laboratory in the Spring 2021 semester establishes Mason as a leader in forensic anthropology and investigations and a valuable community partner with law enforcement.
- Tue, 04/21/2020 - 05:00
- Wed, 12/04/2019 - 15:12
Students learned how to fly drones equipped with sophisticated cameras and use a state-of-the-art FARO 3D Crime Scanner that captures high-precision 3D visuals, measurements and analysis of crime scenes. They worked alongside George Mason University Police, as well as the police departments from Fairfax City and Fairfax County. Burmeister credited their support and guidance for further enhancing the students’ experience.
- Fri, 03/01/2019 - 05:00
When professors come to George Mason University, they bring their expertise and their experiences in the field into the classroom. For forensic anthropologist Anthony Falsetti, that field experience includes major cases in Russia and Bosnia.