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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...

Sarah Lawrence alumni well represented at 2014 Emmy Awards

Sarah Lawrence alumni were well represented at the 2014 Primetime Emmy Awards, as reported by CBS News. Julianna Margulies '89 took home the Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series for her role in CBS's The Good Wife; this is Margulies' second win for the series and her third Emmy win overall. Fargo, the FX miniseries created by Noah Hawley '89, won a host of Emmy Awards, including Outstanding Miniseries. Finally, congratulations to writer, editor, and director Peter Gould '82 and composer Dave Porter '94 on their work on Breaking Bad; the AMC series concluded its run with five Emmy Awards.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...

Lyn Chamberlin named vice president for Marketing and Communications

Lyn Chamberlin has been named vice president for Marketing and Communications at Sarah Lawrence College. Previously, she served as vice president, External Affairs at Vermont College of Fine Arts (VCFA).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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