Student News

Women Empowerment Center Muhammad Haroon '18 Featured in Davis Projects for Peace Report

The Women Empowerment Center, developed in Pakistan by Muhammad Haroon '18 with a grant from Davis Projects for Peace and support from Bennington's Field Work Term office, is featured in the organization's 2017 annual report. 

Students at Auburn Middle School Education Across Languages

Bennington’s experiential “learning by doing philosophy” of education allows students to assemble a toolbox of skills, which in turn prepare them to not just secure a job, but also to become innovators and leaders in their chosen fields.

Senator Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Fox Ms. Fox Goes to Washington

Writing briefings for Senator Bernie Sanders’s staff. Discussing healthcare with callers from Kansas. Crossing paths with former Vice President Joe Biden. All a normal day in the life for political science student Elizabeth Fox ’20 during her Field Work Term (FWT) internship for Senator Sanders’s office in Washington, DC.

Notes from the Field: FWT 2018 Notes from the Field: FWT 2018

36 states. 42 countries. 6 continents. (Antarctica, we’re coming for you!) During Field Work Term 2018, Bennington students went everywhere. 

Roots and Uprooting Gabriela Yadegari '21 Roots and Uprooting: How Gabriela Yadegari '21 is Changing the Magazine Landscape

In a culture inundated with digital content, a print magazine might seem like an unusual focus for a new publication. However, Polychrome Mag., the first issue of which will be released in March, is a self-proclaimed iconoclast. Culture Editor Gabriela Yadegari ’21 is among Polychrome’s six founding collaborators, who will use the magazine to showcase creative people of color, reshaping how mainstream media and audiences view them and their work.

Asad Malik A Vision of Empathy

Asad J. Malik ’19 spoke at The Atlantic's Innovation Game event in Washington, DC, about his augmented reality documentary, Asad and Assad, which uses holograms to tell stories that portray the “wide spectrum socio-political experiences of people perceived as Muslim in the United States.”

Bennington Skill Share Community Through Creativity

Bennington College's Skill Share program is partnering with a new community gathering space to promote positivity through interactive art, music, and healthy food. The Green Table Pop-up Co-op, which opened this month, hosted a bookmaking workshop in collaboration with the Skill Share program as one of its first official events.

Southern vermont college logo Christiansen '18 Breaks Records

Southern Vermont College and the Bennington Banner both reported on the results of the Division III New England Regional Qualifier in cross country. 

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.