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CCECS offers real-life CSI course

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Date: Thursday, February 5, 2015
Contact: Alyson Kakugawa-Leong, (808) 932-7669

For Immediate Release

The College of Continuing Education and Community Service (CCECS) at the University of Hawai╩╗i at Hilo is offering a non-credit course on ÔÇťIntroduction to Forensics: Real Life CSIÔÇŁ in Waimea. A total of 10 classes will be held on Thursdays from 5 - 7 p.m. in the Kanu o ka `Aina Conference Room, February 19 - May 27, with no classes on March 12 and 26. The cost is $150, and there is a textbook requirement.

The course will encompass topics such as detection and analysis of DNA traces, fiber, hair, body fluids, fingerprints, footprints, toxic substances and illegal drugs, which are fundamental to the forensic scientist. Proper handling, careful observation and logical interpretation of crime scene evidence are also vital to criminal investigation.

Instructor Dr. Kristal Uhl ÔÇôBlacksmith teaches biology, anatomy and forensics at Hawai╩╗i Preparatory Academy in Waimea.

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For more information, contact CCECS at 974-7664 or email

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