Hyman Kleinman, beloved teacher of literature, dies at age 100

Long-time faculty member Hyman Kleinman, who taught literature at the College from 1960 through 1984, and then continued to enthrall “students” from the local community with his knowledge and love of literature through the Friends of the Library for another 30 years, died on July 9 at the age of 100.Read more...

Four alumni nominated for Emmy Awards

The Washington Post reports that several alumni have been nominated for Emmy Awards. Noah Hawley '89 has been nominated for Outstanding Writing for a Miniseries, Movie or Dramatic Special for FX's Fargo. Juliana Margulies '89 has been nominated for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series for her portrayal of Alicia Florrick on CBS's The Good Wife. Jordan Peele '01 has been nominated for Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series for Comedy Central's Key & Peele. Additionally, Bernardo Ruiz '95 has been nominated for a News and Documentary Emmy Award for Outstanding Informational Programming - Long-Form for his film Reportero.Read more...

Aja Monet '09 honored by YWCA of New York City

Profiles in Diversity Journal reports that Aja Monet '09 was presented The One to Watch Award by the YWCA of New York City at the organization's annual Summer Soiree. The award "honors a woman under the age of 30 that exemplifies the mission of the YWCA."Read more...

Tick bites pose risk of multiple infections, says study led by SLC faculty member

A new study conducted by a team of scientists including SLC biology faculty member Michelle Hersh, lead author of the study when she was affiliated with Bard College and the Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies, reveals risks of exposure to multiple pathogens from tick bites.Read more...

Writing faculty member Vijay Seshadri profiled by PBS Newshour

PBS Newshour features a video profile of Writing faculty member Vijay Seshadri, winner of the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry.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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