Features: All of the Above

Not unlike the art of improv and the generative act of brainstorming, the Sarah Lawrence experience encourages students, faculty, and alumni to say: “Yes, and …!”

At SLC, we choose to connect passions, not choose between them. We embrace diverging interests and revel in converging ideas. What might be unexpected contrasts between academic and artistic pursuits anywhere else, well, they just aren’t unexpected here. We find—or create—intersections not seen or conceived by those following conventional paths, and that’s not so surprising either.

In this issue, we celebrate the multidimensional life.

In This Marriage, Everyone's a Critic

In This Marriage, Everyone's a Critic

David Apatoff ’74 and Nell Minow ’74 have applied critical thinking skills to every aspect of their lives, from careers in corporate law and corporate governance to passion projects in art and film … and writing … and publishing … and …

Like Minds

Like Minds

Though they studied at Sarah Lawrence 50 years apart, scientists Laura Kirchman Manuelidis ’63 and Charles Paccione ’13 both find connections between the seemingly disconnected—and both find art in medicine.

At the Convergence of This, That, and the Other Thing

At the Convergence of This, That, and the Other Thing

Interdisciplinary artist Sahra Motalebi ’99 defies labels as she constructs sensory spaces that immerse audiences in sound and imagery.

Building a Foundation for Tech Ethics

Building a Foundation for Tech Ethics

Holly Robbins ’07—classical musician turned political analyst turned design anthropologist—brings a focus on ethics to the Internet of Things.

A Union of Talents

A Union of Talents

In her fight for equity, SAG-AFTRA President Gabrielle Carteris ’83 sees every turning point as an opportunity and lives “in the world of yes.”