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The one-day science symposium focused on recent advances in understanding ancient and modern DNA and discussions of possible application for future research.
A study on capital punishment coauthored by Radcliffe fellow and Harvard Law School Professor Carol Steiker '86 RI '14 was influential in Connecticut's recent decision to abolish the death penalty in that state.
The Schlesinger Library at Harvard’s Radcliffe Institute welcomed its newest collection, Sister Soldier Project, with a reception for its founder, Myraline Whitaker. Whitaker’s collection was born of her desire to help women of color serving in the military.
“If hair is longer than the ears, it has to be pulled back and tucked under, and as a black woman I just don’t understand how that happens without the right product,” said Myraline Morris Whitaker, who founded the Sister Soldier Project, a grassroots campaign geared at providing hair products to African-American female soldiers to help them comply with military guidelines.