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Nick Mills, literature faculty, on the Charleston tragedy

Nick Mills, literature faculty, on how a short story by Eudora Welty and an analysis of Thomas Jefferson may provide insight into the recent tragedy in Charleston in pieces for CNN and The Daily Beast.Read more...

Erik von Wodtke ’96 interviewed for Examiner.com

Screenwriter Erik von Wodtke ’96 discusses his life and work with Examiner.com. He details the reason he chose Sarah Lawrence – “At a young age, Joseph Campbell became a fascination of mine and so I chose to study at Sarah Lawrence College, where I ended up learning a great deal about narrative theory and screenwriting.”Read more...

Sarah Lawrence campus becomes smoke-free

Sarah Lawrence College will be a smoke-free campus as of August 1. Joining a growing number of colleges in New York State and around the country that are prohibiting smoking on campus, the new policy is intended to safeguard the health of  students, faculty, staff, and visitors.Read more...

Sarah Lawrence receives gift of $5 million for scholarships

The foundation of the late art collector and Sarah Lawrence College alumna, Mary Griggs Burke, is donating $5 million to the College for endowed scholarships, President Karen R. Lawrence announced today.Read more...

Major media outlets buzzing about The Jazz Palace by Mary Morris, writing faculty

jazz-palace.pngThe Chicago Tribune, The New York Times, The Washington Post, Booklist, and Publisher’s Weekly are buzzing about The Jazz Palace by Mary Morris, writing faculty. Additionally, The New York Post features her Q&A with bestselling author Jodi Picoult. Picoult has described Morris as her “writing mentor.”Read more...

Magazine

Then & Now

Sarah Lawrence magazine
Spring 2015

Magazine coverIt’s bound to happen. Once set in motion, a story unfolds in ways we don’t expect and could never foresee. People enter and exit. Seemingly unrelated events impose on the narrative arc. Just like that, a plot line that began way back then becomes a rich, complex tale that continues in the here and now, as the stories in this issue will attest.

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