Fingerprinting, Blood Analysis All Part of SOU’s Forensic Workshop

Andrew Vargas, a Phoenix High School student, works with Southern Oregon University Chemistry Professor Douglas Chapman during the 2010 forensics workshop. Photo courtesy Southern Oregon University.

(Ashland, Ore.) — Don’t be alarmed if you see police tape throughout the Southern Oregon University Science Building on Oct. 29—it’s all part of SOU’s CSI-style forensic science workshop.

High school and community college students from southern Oregon and northern California will participate in the seventh annual, hands-on Science Workshop, solving a crime using state-of-the-art instruments. The free workshop still has spots available, but time is running out. The deadline to sign up is Oct. 21. Continue reading