Human Genetics student project wins award and is presented at national conference

Two students in Sarah Lawrence College’s Human Genetics Graduate Program have received an award from the National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC) for a project that will address the lack of ethnic and racial diversity in the field.  Kara Anstett of Yonkers and Sharon Chen of Port Washington presented their project in a plenary session to the 3,000 attendees at the 2014 national conference of the NSGC in New Orleans in September.Read more...

Two new SLC grants build curriculum and scholarship

Sarah Lawrence College has recently received two important grants – one to build on curricular work in the area of arts and technology and the other to set the stage for new scholarship about the civil rights movement.Read more...

SLC’s test-optional policy allows return to U.S. News Best National Liberal Arts Colleges

Sarah Lawrence College's decision to adopt a standardized-test optional admission policy has led to the College's return to the U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges list, as reported by The Washington Post.Read more...

New book by alumnus and writing faculty member Brian Morton praised in Tablet Magazine

Tablet Magazine praises alumnus and writing faculty member Brian Morton’s new book, Florence Gordon (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt), as being “deliciously sharp and deeply sympathetic.”Read more...

Philip Shenon, bestselling author, to speak on September 30

On Tuesday, September 30 at 5:30 p.m., Philip Shenon will speak about his research and his unprecedented access to surviving commission staff members and other key players that contributed to his quest to uncover the mysteries of one of this country’s darkest days - the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. The lecture, to be held in the Donnelley Lecture Hall in the Heimbold Visual Arts Center is free and open to the public. Shuttle service will be available from the College’s parking lots.Read more...


Starting From Scratch

Sarah Lawrence magazine
Fall 2013

Lost and FoundHas anyone truly started from scratch, other than our cave-dwelling ancestors, perhaps? Every creative endeavor, fledgling business, or personal transformation is built on what came before. But some take the pieces—received ideas, failed experiments, raw materials— and transform them into something unmistakably new. Here we present five remarkable examples of invention and reinvention from the SLC community.

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