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National conference to reexamine value and role of liberal arts in our increasingly unequal society

A group of leading scholars, policy-makers, and activists from around the country will convene for a major conference November 14 – 15 to discuss how liberal arts institutions should respond to in­creased inequality in the United States. Sarah Lawrence College, known as one of the country’s most progressive institutions of higher education, will host the interdisciplinary conference. For information and registration: please visit slc.edu/laus/Read more...

Faculty member Claudia Salazar wins prestigious Latin American literary prize

El Pais notes that Spanish faculty member Claudia Salazar is this year's winner of the “Premio de las Americas,” a prestigious literary prize awarded in Latin America, for her novel La sangre de la aurora.Read more...

Health Advocacy Program graduate Amy Lifson to lead in-home assisted-living program

Health Advocacy Program graduate Amy Lifson MA ‘12 has been named director of an in-home assisted-living program for those requiring care, according to North Jersey.Read more...

Kirkus Reviews selects writing faculty member Brian Morton’s Florence Gordon as a finalist in its first annual book competition

The New York Times reports that writing faculty member Brian Morton’s new book, Florence Gordon, has been selected as a finalist in literary journal Kirkus Reviews’ first annual book competition for fiction. The book was also reviewed on NPR's Fresh Air.Read more...

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...

Magazine

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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