Best-selling novelist Kathy Reichs shared with Western Carolina University students on Tuesday, Nov. 18, highlights of a career that has taken her from behind the scenes in crime laboratories to in front of the cameras in a cameo role in “Bones,” the popular television show inspired by her books.
Forensic anthropologist and novelist Kathy Reichs will discuss a career that has taken her from crime labs to best-selling crime fiction when she visits Western Carolina University on Tuesday, Nov. 18, as part of the 2008-09 Chancellor’s Speaker Series.
Professors and students from Western Carolina University’s forensic anthropology program assisted law enforcement agencies in their search for clues in a remote area of national forestland where the body of a hiker missing since October was discovered on Saturday, Feb 2.
Longtime FBI special agent Mark R. Wilson, one of the nation’s foremost experts in the use of DNA evidence in criminal investigations, has joined Western Carolina University to lead its academic program in forensic science.
Two of the nation’s leading experts in the use of DNA technology in criminal investigations will visit Western Carolina University on Thursday, Aug. 30, for a pair of public presentations made possible by Tony White, a 1969 graduate of Western.
Law enforcement officers from 10 North Carolina agencies got hands-on training in the discovery and recovery of buried bodies Wednesday, Oct. 4, and Thursday, Oct. 5, during a special N.C. Justice Academy training course offered by Western Carolina University's forensic anthropology program.
A Western Carolina University professor who spent two weeks at “ground zero” of the collapsed World Trade Center will share his recollections as the nation pauses for the fifth anniversary of the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.
A new forensic research facility being developed at Western Carolina University will help prepare students for careers in forensics, enhance the skills of law enforcement officials statewide, and assist local police and sheriff's departments with crime scene investigations.