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Marketplace story highlights how SLC hones and evaluates students' critical abilities

President Karen Lawrence, faculty, and students are featured in an April 22 episode of Public Radio's Marketplace, which highlights SLC's methods of honing and evaluating students' critical abilities.Read more...

Mixed-media documentary short by Briaan Barron '13 to be shown at Langston Hughes African American Film Festival

Steamfunk & Rococoa: A Black Victorian Fantasy, a mixed-media documentary short by Briaan Barron '13, will be shown at the 11th annual Langston Hughes African American Film Festival. Barron is featured in an interview on Public Broadcasting channel KCTS 9.Read more...

Eric Dufault '10 receives Playwrights of New York Fellowship

Variety reports that Eric Dufault '10 has been announced as the 2014-15 recipient of the Playwrights of New York (PoNY) Fellowship, an award created to provide promising emerging playwrights with the financial freedom to create new plays.Read more...

Writing faculty member Vijay Seshadri wins 2014 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry

Writing faculty member Vijay Seshadri has won the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry. He received the honor for his “3 Sections,” which the Pulitzer committee described as “a compelling collection of poems that examine human consciousness, from birth to dementia, in a voice that is by turns witty and grave, compassionate and remorseless.” The Wall Street Journal, The Times of India, The Journal News, and a number of other media covered the story.Read more...

Sarah Lawrence faculty and alumni receive Guggenheim Fellowships

Sarah Lawrence College faculty members Victoria Redel and Rachel Cohen and alumni Denise Duhamel MFA ’87, Eva Kittay ’67 and Rashaun Mitchell ’00 have been honored with Guggenheim Fellowships.Read more...

Students present prize-winning poster at annual Harry C. Allen Chemistry Symposium

Sarah Lawrence science students' poster earns prize at the annual Harry C. Allen Chemistry Symposium at Clark University.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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