Forensic History: Crimes, Frauds, and Scandals - Part 1

When Tuesday, April 24, 2018
10:00am to 11:15am
Where The E.B. and Bertha C. Ball Center
400 Minnetrista Boulevard, Muncie
What Education
Cost No Charge - Reservations Required
Ages 18+
Series Forensic History: Crimes, Frauds, and Scandals - Part 1
E.B. and Bertha C. Ball Center

This non-credit, personal enrichment course is six Tuesdays, April 24-May 29, 10-11:15 a.m.

This DVD series, produced by The Great Courses, steps into the world of forensic science and focuses on the most fascinating historical crimes and mysteries from the last two centuries. Delivered by acclaimed Professor Elizabeth A. Murray of Mount St. Joseph University, a forensic anthropologist with nearly 30 years of experience in the field, the lectures will discuss cutting-edge advancements in science and technology and how they are applied to investigations.

Topics Covered (two, 30-minute lectures per class): 
April 24: The Infamous Jack the Ripper; and Analyzing the Black Dahlia Murder
May 1: Dissecting Hollywood Deaths; and Decomposition and Confusing Interpretations
May 8: Lizzie Borden and the Menendez Brothers; and The Tylenol Murders
May 15: Copycats and Hoaxes; and Frauds and Forgeries 
May 22: Blood Doping and Other Sports Scandals; and Boys of U.S. Politics 
May 29: Criminals of the Wild, Wild West; and Investigating Incredible Bank Heists

Part 2 to be offered Fall 2018.