June 2022

Students from the Hans Lab, Summer Brantley, Kelly Bagsby, Vanessa Cooper, and Teomie Rivera-Miranda, presented their research at the North American Forensic Entomology Association Conference in New Jersey.Summer Brantley, Kelly Bagsby, Vanessa Cooper, Teomie Rivera-Miranda, Dr. Hans at NAFEA

The students each gave a fantastic presentation and Kelly Bagsby won the Best Presentation (Master’s Level) Award!Kelly Bagsby receiving Best Presentation (Master's Level) Award

May 2022

Congratulations to Teomie Rivera and Vanessa Cooper for receiving travel awards from NAFEA (North American Forensic Entomology Association)!

Congratulations to all Purdue 2022 graduates, especially our students Summer Brantley, Ashley Brazaeu and Autumn Greer!

Summer and Krystal at graduation
Ashley and Krystal at graduation

April 2022

Congratulations to Teomie Rivera for receiving the Elanco Animal Health Graduate Endowment Award!

February 2022

Collaborations with Uncovered: Dr. Hans and Rachael Rosset presented about student involvement in cold case investigations at the American Academy of Forensic Science in Seattle! Their talk was titled Integrating Cold Case Investigations in Forensic Science Education: Student Engagement in Research, Information Literacy and Data Visualization.
Rachel Rosselet at AAFS
AAFS title

January 2022

Dr. Hans was selected for the Societal Impact Fellows Program, offered through the Office of Engagement at Purdue.

November 2021

Dr. Hans was selected for the Early Career Recognition Symposium at the Entomological Society of America conference in Denver. She presented her research in forensic entomology and student learning in a presentation titled CSI (Cultivating Scientific Inquiry): Teaching and Research in Forensic Entomology.

Dr. Hans at ESA 2021