Jennifer Smith '09
she was 15, Jennifer Smith '09 walked out of a troubled
home life and into the foster care system. How did she get from there
to Sarah Lawrence? She told her story to a rapt audience of alumnae/i
at Reunion -- and thanked the Fund for Sarah Lawrence donors
who allowed her to come to SLC. Read
wonder what happens at SLC when the students are gone? Short answer:
a lot. We've got aspiring writers, playwrights, genetic counselors,
filmmakers, dancers, and teachers sleeping in your old dorms all
summer. Learn more
in the News
Smith, director of The Center for Continuing Education,
gives advice on effectively balancing work and school schedules
in an article appearing in The
Wall Street Journal.
Amidi '11, who is in Iran for a research project, writes
about the abused children of Tehran
Washingtonian profiles the careers and lives of the
three Emanuel brothers, Zeke, Ari, and Rahm Emanuel '81,
the Illinois Congressman.
Miami Herald profiles Joan Gill Blank '49,
known by many as Key Biscayne's "unofficial historian", for her
role in creating the Key Biscayne Heritage Trail.
more SLC in the News
the decades, editorial cartoons from the campus paper have skewered
the foibles of life at Sarah Lawrence. A choice selection from the
SLC Archives is now online. View
a gallery of the cartoons
case you had a little too much fun at the U.N. dinner, we have photographic
evidence to remind you what a blast Reunion weekend was. View
Cantor '74 Honored
Cantor '74, Chancellor and President of Syracuse University,
is one of two recipients of the 2008 Carnegie Corporation Academic
Leadership Award. The award annually celebrates "outstanding individuals
whose uncompromising commitment to academic excellence and bold,
visionary leadership are establishing new standards for U.S. higher
education." See Carnegie's
announcement and news coverage in the Syracuse
Post-Standard and Newsday.
The Lion @ Theatre Row, Manhattan
alumnae/i receive a discount for this play, thanks to production
manager Sally Jane Kerschen-Sheppard '00. There
will be an after-party for alumnae/i as well.
you recently changed jobs, gotten a promotion, or won an award in
your field? Share
your accomplishment with the alumnae/i community.
B. Miller '92 has just published "The Security Needs
Assessment Protocol: Improving Operational Effectiveness through
Community Security" with the United Nations Institute for Disarmament
K. Orr '96 was a puppeteer in the Shakespeare in
the Park production of "Hamlet" last month. The play-within-a-play
scene was done with life-sized marionettes.
J. O'Connor '82 was named one of the funniest columnists
in America at the annual conference of the National Society of
Newspaper Columnists. He is the personal finance editor and columnist
for The Detroit News. His article about fines at the Esther Raushenbush
Library enlivened the most recent issue of Sarah Lawrence magazine.
Guthrie '80 published Chronic Lyme Disease --
Ways to Outsmart a Smart Disease. Bree
Coven Brown '97 published her second book, Weird
and Wacky Washington Places. Claire
Yaffa '62 published a book of photography, Divertissement,
and her photos will be exhibited at the Leica Gallery in Manhattan
through August 9.
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