Student News

Bennington Empty Bowls Ceramics, Food, and Community

As part of faculty member Yoko Inoue’s course, “Social Kitchen: Ceramics, Food and Community,” the College once again partnered with Greater Bennington Interfaith Community Services to host the “Empty Bowls” event at Mount Anthony Union Middle School.

crossett library at night Student Awarded Grant

Crossett Library is pleased to announce that Sangeeth Raja Selvaraju '19 is the recipient of the Crossett Library Student Library Research Grant.

Holorgrams From Syria A Simulation of War

A mixed-reality art installation by Asad J. Malik ’19 brings the war in Syria to safe and familiar places in the U.S., including the Bennington campus, where it was first installed.

Vice Leading a New Age of Activism

Bennington’s Incarceration Taskforce was featured in a recent Vice piece on student advocacy groups that “could lead a new age of activism.”

VT Digger logo and motto image Melendez '20 Defends VT State Carbon Pricing Efforts

Vermont Digger published commentary on proposed carbon pricing by Sabrina Melendez '20. 

Front view of the museum Students Co-Curate Laura Gilpin Exhibition

An exhibition of vintage photographs by the American pictorialist photographer Laura Gilpin, as well as a selection of photographs given to her by friends and mentors, will be on view at the Bennington Museum, on Main Street in Bennington, from October 7 through December 15. The exhibition, Laura Gilpin and Her Circle: Gertrude Käsebier, Clarence H. White, and Clara Sipprell, is co-curated by students from faculty member Jonathan Kline’s spring 2017 course, "Laura Gilpin & The Platinum Print."

DTF logo 5th Annual Young Playwrights Competition

A public reading of the winning plays from Dorset Theatre Festival’s Jean E. Miller Young Playwrights Competition, which is supported by Bennington College faculty, students, and alumni, will be held on Friday, September 29 at 7 PM.

Academy of American Poets "Time is Blood"

Awarded a University & College Poetry Prize by the Academy of American Poets, a poem by Alysse Kathleen McCanna MFA ’15 was recently published on the Academy’s website. 

Holograms from Syria Holograms from Syria

A mixed-reality art installation by Asad J. Malik ’19 brings the war in Syria to safe and familiar places in the U.S., including the Bennington campus, where it was first installed. The project was recently featured in Vice.

Downstairs starring Tim Daly Theatre Talk with Levit ’18 and Kirby ’17

Sam Levit ’18 and Matt Kirby ’17, artistic associate apprentices at the Dorset Theater Festival, spoke with More Theater Talk about their experiences working on Theresa Rebeck’s new play, Downstairs, starring alumnus Tim Daly ’79 and his sister, Tyne.