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MTSU Forensic Institute


Photo and story by Angele Latham / Contributing Writer A child’s foot, or a bear’s paw? A vanishing body, or a cunning hitman? These were some of the questions discussed Tuesday evening as students, professionals and the public congregated in the Student Union Ballroom to hear Bradley Adams, the director of the Forensic Anthropology Unit …

Photo courtesy of the Mexican National Institute of Anthropology and History One hundred seventy years ago, 11 American soldiers, believed to be a part of the Tennessee militia, died on foreign soil in the Mexican-American War, and, on Wednesday, they will finally return home with the help of MTSU’s Forensic Institute for Research and Education (FIRE). The long-lost …