This week the Augsburg College Department of Communication Studies and the Augsburg forensics team installed a commemorative plaque to highlight the achievements of students who have participated on the team. The new “Forensics Honor Roll” is next to the speech team trophy case in the Foss Atrium.
Augsburg forensics director and professor of communication studies, David Lapakko, says people don’t usually know what is involved with “forensics” in this sense. “With shows like CSI on television these days, people often misunderstand the term. Yes, there is forensic medicine, but forensic rhetoric involves issues of attack and defense, as in a courtroom.” Continue reading “Forensics marks 23 years of achievement”