Genetic counseling students win grant to create LGBT-focused curriculum

Three genetic counseling students at Sarah Lawrence College have been selected as recipients of the 2014 National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC) Student Research Project award for their Capstone project which addresses the need for genetic counselors to improve their knowledge and skills in the area of LGBT cultural competency.Read more...

N. West Moss ‘90 wins Saturday Evening Post Great American Fiction Contest

This year's Saturday Evening Post Great American Fiction Contest winner is N. West Moss '90, for her short story, "Omeer's Mangoes." Moss is previously the recipient of the Faulkner-Wisdom Award and Diana Woods Memorial Award for Creative Nonfiction. Moss has just completed a collection of short stories titled "Bryant Park Variations," which includes “Omeer’s Mangoes.”Read more...

Sarah Lawrence alumni lauded for their Golden Globe achievements

The Loop celebrates the Golden Globe achievements of Sarah Lawrence alumnus Noah Hawley '89, who took home the Golden Globe for Best TV Movie or Mini-Series for FX's Fargo, and alumna Julianna Margulies '89, who was nominated for a Best Actress in a TV Series, Drama, for her role in CBS's The Good Wife. Reporter Joyce Newman writes how Margulies "notes that her ability to analyze scripts and to create roles stems from her academic studies at Sarah Lawrence."Read more...

Writing faculty member Cathy Park Hong named poetry editor of The New Republic

The Poynter Institute reports that Writing faculty member Cathy Park Hong has been named poetry editor of The New Republic. The winner of the Barnard Women Poets Prize, Hong has published three collections of poetry and has been teaching at Sarah Lawrence since 2006.Read more...

Dancer and choreographer Pam Tanowitz MFA ’98 noted for her work by The New York Times

The New York Times shines a spotlight on the work of Pam Tanowitz MFA '98 as a particular highlight of 2014. "Ms. Tanowitz is the wittiest choreographer since Mark Morris," writes Andrea Mohin for the Times, stating that the Mozartean complexity of the mirrored octet in Tanowitz's new “Heaven on One’s Head” dance program produced a buzz that "lasted for days."Read more...


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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