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DNA Discussion Project

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508 Main Hall
West Chester University
West Chester, PA 19382


Email: dnadiscussion@wcupa.edu
Phone: 610-436-2283

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DNA Discussion Project

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  • Anita Foeman with former WCU president Weisenstein
     
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  • DNA Discussion Students conversing about their results
     

The DNA Discussion Project encourages the West Chester University community to talk about diversity in a new, positive and engaging way.

Since the project started in 2006, it has provided ancestry DNA tests to hundreds of students, faculty, and staff at the University, local schools and the West Chester community to help them find out who they really are. We invite you to follow the links on this website to learn more about the project, to contact us for more information, or to learn how to participate.

Together we can change the world: One DNA Test at a Time

Multiple headshots of students who have taken the DNA test

The labels that define us often divide us. But what if your DNA could change the conversation about identity and race? One professor and her students are proving it can. Learn more about the Ancestry.com DNA Discussion project

DNA Discussion Project: Ancestry DNA

Featured in The New York Times, NPR, The Washington Post, and the BBC, the DNA Discussion Project is changing the conversation about race and identity, one AncestryDNA test at a time.

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