News & Research

IUPUI is ranked third among national universities in the “Up-and-Comers” category in the U.S.News & World Report's 2012 edition of Best Colleges.The magazine’s editors compiled the “Up-and-Comers” ranking based on surveys of college administrators...
Sep 26 2011
Science News
Indianapolis, IN — The School of Science at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) announces the appointment of Christine Picard, Ph.D., as an assistant professor in the Department of Biology and the Forensic and Investigative Sciences...
Aug 29 2011
The School of Science at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) has appointed John V. Goodpaster, assistant professor in forensic chemistry, as the new director for the Forensic and Investigative Sciences (FIS) Program.  The...
Aug 9 2011
A $2 million grant from the National Science Foundation to Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis is targeted to boost the number of students graduating with bachelor’s degrees in science, technology, engineering and mathematics by 10 percent....
Sep 24 2010
Check out all eight videos on You Tube. Our eight new videos showcase each department and the forensic science program.  Watching the videos, you'll find common themes that span every department, including extensive undergraduate research...
Jun 30 2010
Two-year Contract Granted to Study Explosive Detecting K-9sIndianapolis, IN — School of Science at IUPUI announced today the Forensic and Investigative Science (FIS) program has engaged in a two year contract with the federal government to study...
Sep 16 2009
(February 23, 2009)-Forensic science laboratories in Indiana face the same problems, shortcomings and issues that were identified in a national report, said a leading forensic science expert at IUPUI.Jay A. Siegel, chair of the Department of Chemistry...
Feb 23 2009
INDIANAPOLIS (February 20, 2009) - A murder has been committed. What happens once the yellow crime scene tape goes up? And after the body is transported to the coroner's office? How do judges, juries and attorneys handle evidence in the courtroom?"...
Feb 20 2009
February 20, 2008 - The American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS) has named Jay A. Siegel a Distinguished Fellow at its annual meeting in Denver, Colo. The designation recognizes Siegel's illustrious career, demonstrated by his professional...
Feb 20 2009
August 8, 2008 - The Indiana Commission for Higher Education has approved the state's first master's degree program in forensic science at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI).The program, which leads to a degree from Purdue...
Aug 8 2008