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The Essential Sarah Lawrence: Leah Olson and Ali Weinstein ’17

Posted by Sarah Lawrence College on May 1, 2017 2:00:00 PM

Ali Weinstein ’17 had already cultivated a unique approach to conference work by the time she began her “Biology of Living and Dying” course. In addition to completing a traditional research project for each course, she would also write a feature-length screenplay that enabled her to explore course material in a fresh context while building a portfolio to support her pursuit of a screenwriting career.

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Thank You For Supporting Sarah Lawrence Giving Day

Posted by Sarah Lawrence College on Apr 7, 2017 11:30:00 AM

Together, in just 24 hours, 762 donors made gifts in excess of $337,000 for the College. This generosity enabled Sarah Lawrence to earn the full $125,000 we had in matching funds. Thank you to every community member who made a gift, talked up the day, or made a public declaration of why they are #all4SarahLawrence. You inspired us all!

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Today is Giving Day! #all4sarahlawrence

Posted by Sarah Lawrence College on Apr 4, 2017 6:00:00 AM

Today, your gift goes further—for student scholarships, for faculty retention, for our unique education—than any other day of the year.

Your enthusiasm is critical to our success. We are asking everyone who feels our school is important to share why using the hashtag #all4SarahLawrence. Throught the day, we will be sharing testimonials from Sarah Lawrence community members on the Giving Day website.

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Why I Give: Tonya Czerwinski Schwartz '92 and Matthew Schwartz '93

Posted by Sarah Lawrence College on Mar 23, 2017 2:00:00 PM

(She) Accomplished photo retoucher

(He) Founder and director of strategy for Constructive, a brand strategy and digital design firm

“We’re privileged to have had this special educational experience, where everything is possible.”
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4/4/17: Sarah Lawrence Giving Day—#all4sarahlawrence

Posted by Sarah Lawrence College on Mar 7, 2017 10:00:00 AM

We’re excited to announce the return of Sarah Lawrence Giving Day, our special 24-hour fundraising challenge, on 4/4. On this day, each dollar you give for student scholarships, for our esteemed faculty, for this beloved institution, will be doubled. Last year, 675 members of our community donated on Giving Day. Join alumni, students, parents, friends, faculty, and staff as we come together #all4SarahLawrence.

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A Celebration of Ilja Wachs

Posted by Sarah Lawrence College on Mar 2, 2017 2:30:00 PM

On Monday, February 27, alumni, faculty, family, and friends gathered in New York City to celebrate Ilja Wachs, a beloved member of the Sarah Lawrence faculty for more than 50 years. Ilja sends along the following message to all those who were part of this special night:

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An Interview with Sally Bliumis-Dunn MFA '02 on the Vijay Seshadri Endowed Graduate Fellowship in Writing

Posted by Sarah Lawrence College on Feb 23, 2017 10:00:00 AM

sally-bliumis-dunn.jpgSally Bliumis-Dunn received her MFA in poetry from Sarah Lawrence in 2002. She teaches at Manhattanville College and the 92nd Street Y. Her books of poems include Talking Underwater (Wind Publications, 2007), Second Skin (Wind Publications, 2009), and Galapagos Poems (Kattywompus Press, 2016). Her work has appeared in Paris Review, Plume, Poetry London, Prairie Schooner, The Academy of American Poets' Poem-A-Day, and The Writer's Almanac, among others. Her third book of poems, Echolocation, will be published by Plume Editions in October 2017. She is currently working on a book of fable poems.

The Vijay Seshadri Endowed Graduate Fellowship in Writing was established by a group of alumni to celebrate Sarah Lawrence faculty member Vijay Seshadri, recipient of the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry. It will provide tuition assistance to an exceptional MFA student with demonstrated financial need, studying Poetry or Creative Non-Fiction in Sarah Lawrence’s Writing Program.

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The Essential Sarah Lawrence: Jamee Moudud and Abbas Daoruang ’17

Posted by Sarah Lawrence College on Feb 17, 2017 10:00:00 AM

With a heightened awareness of the politics of health care here in the US, Abbas Daoruang ’17 examined perceptions versus realities in Sweden’s health care system for his conference project with political economy professor Jamee Moudud.

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The Essential Sarah Lawrence: John Yannelli and Emily Cardwell ’16

Posted by Sarah Lawrence College on Feb 9, 2017 10:00:00 AM

Emily Cardwell ’16 and music faculty member John Yannelli together created a capstone conference project with lasting impact for Sarah Lawrence College: they built a post-production and recording studio in the Marshall Field Carriage House.

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The Essential Sarah Lawrence: Eileen Cheng and Kayla Paugas ’17

Posted by Sarah Lawrence College on Jan 18, 2017 11:00:00 AM

In her conference project with history faculty member Eileen Cheng, Kayla Paugas ’17 challenged assumptions about Thomas Jefferson's views on race and slavery by researching the architecture of his home, Monticello.

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