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...

Stephanie Palumbo '07 interviews poetry faculty member Matthea Harvey in The Believer

Stephanie Palumbo ’07 interviews writing faculty member Matthea Harvey as part of a series in The Believer about writers who teach. Harvey has a new book, If The Tabloids Are True What Are You? released this week by Graywolf Press.Read more...

Sociology faculty member Shahnaz Rouse cited in The New York Times

Sociology faculty member and Pakistani women’s activist Shahnaz Rouse is lauded for her work on gender equality in Pakistan in a New York Times Op-Ed.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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