News/Events

Alumni Noah Hawley ‘89 and Julianna Margulies ’89 nominated for Golden Globes

FX’s Fargo, created by Noah Hawley ’89, picked up a Golden Globe nomination for Best TV Movie or Mini-Series. Julianna Margulies ‘89 has been recognized for her work in CBS’s The Good Wife with a Golden Globe nomination for Best Actress in a TV Series, Drama. Additionally, she has been nominated for a Best Actress in a TV Drama Series SAG Award. See ABC News for a full list of Golden Globe nominees and The Washington Post for a full list of SAG Award nominees.Read more...

J.J. Abrams '88 releases trailer for latest installment of Star Wars series

J.J. Abrams '88, filmmaker behind such blockbusters as Super 8 and the latest Star Trek movies, has released the trailer for his latest directorial offering, Star Wars: Episode VII.Read more...

Politics faculty member Elke Zuern interviewed in World Politics Review

Politics faculty member Elke Zuern offers her views on the current state of Namibian politics in an interview with World Politics Review.Read more...

Alumna, songwriter, and YA author Cynthia Weil interviewed in Publishers Weekly

Alumna Cynthia Weil, co-writer of such hits as “We Gotta Get out of This Place” for The Animals, and “You’ve Lost That Lovin' Feelin'” for The Righteous Brothers, has been interviewed in Publisher's Weekly. Weil discusses a career trajectory that has taken her from Sarah Lawrence into songwriting into her latest incarnation as the author of young-adult fiction. "I majored in theater at Sarah Lawrence, back when it was an all-girls’ school. I thought I would become a director," Weil told the publication of her earlier aspirations while at Sarah Lawrence.Read more...

Writing faculty member Vijay Seshadri's Sunday routine chronicled in The New York Times

Writing faculty member Vijay Seshadri runs through his typical Sunday with The New York Times. Seshadri, who earlier this year won the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry, discusses writing routines, favorite authors, and the moral conundrum of being an American Football fan.Read more...

Meredith Monk ’64 marks half-century of professional arts career

Composer, vocalist, dancer, choreographer, director, and filmmaker Meredith Monk ‘64 is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the start of her professional career this year. According to The New York Times, her groundbreaking work, “which has inspired artists as different as Merce Cunningham and Björk,” ranges from unique vocal recordings to modern theatre performances.Read more...

Magazine

The Meaningful Life

Sarah Lawrence magazine
Fall 2014

Magazine coverThe point of going to college—and especially of going to Sarah Lawrence—is to begin crafting a meaningful life. That means making a career, usually, but also distilling your values, understanding your strengths and weaknesses, and confronting change and loss. Easy, right? In this issue, we’ll get some practical advice about how to create a life rich in meaning—no matter how you define success.

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