NDMU is hosting this year's Maryland Student Forensic Conference, "Preparing Tomorrow’s Leaders in Forensic Science," which is aimed towards high school and undergraduate students with a desire to learn more about careers in forensics and other opportunities in the growing field of forensic science and forensic studies.
Several forensic professionals and law enforcement agencies will be on-hand to perform demonstrations and hands-on activities in the latest advances in forensic investigations, as well as to answer student questions.
- Latent Prints
- Bloodstain and Trace Evidence
- Firearm Analysis
- Forensic Entomology
- and more!
Representatives from eight Maryland colleges and universities offering forensic degrees will also be available to answer questions regarding career choices, degree options, and research opportunities.
John Wallace, Ph.D., co-founder of the North American Forensic Entomology Association and diplomate of the American Board of Forensic Entomology, will provide a keynote address, "Maggots, Murder and Mayhem: Using Insects and Other Arthropods in Forensic Investigations." The conference will serve as an excellent opportunity to begin networking with some of the top forensic and law enforcement professionals in the State of Maryland.
|Howard Schindler||Stevenson University/St. Paul’s HS||Forensic Scienceemail@example.com|
|Darlene Brothers-Gray||Coppin State University||Criminal Justicefirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Laura Ellsworth||Prince George’s County Community College||Public Safety and Lawemail@example.com|
|Alison Shao||Stevenson University||School of Sciences and Graduate and Professional Studiesfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Raymond Harris||Prince George’s County Community College||Public Safety and Lawemail@example.com|
|David Rivers||Loyola University Maryland||Biologyfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Kelly Elkins||Towson University||Chemistryemail@example.com|
|Rana DellaRocco||BPD Forensic Unit/Towson||Director, Forensic Unit||Rana.DellaRocco@baltimorepolice.org|
|Judy Staveley||Frederick CC||Bioprocessing and Forensic Sciencefirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Emily Boward||Frederick CC||Science Laboratory Technician||EBoward@frederick.edu|
|Thomas Coogan||Stevenson University||Associate Dean of Forensicsemail@example.com|
The event is being sponsored by the Center for Forensic Excellence at Stevenson University, Loyola University Maryland, and Notre Dame of Maryland University. This event is open to high school and undergraduate students, but registration is required.