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Newly appointed Computer Science faculty member Meltem Ballan shares how her background as a General Motors executive influences her perspective as a teacher and how she plans to support Bennington students in data science.

By Halley Le '25

Newly appointed Drama faculty member Shawtane Bowen shares his journey coming to Bennington and his experience of life on campus.

By Halley Le '25

Bennington Writing Seminars faculty member Eula Biss has been selected as a 2023 New America National Fellow.

Visionary and futurist Divine Bradley MFA ’22 turned his passion for reimagining and transforming education into an immersive learning experience for the Bennington community.

By Halley Le '25

David Bond has been awarded the New Directions Prize by the American Anthropological Association (AAA).

For HuffPost, Vermont State Sen. Brian Campion and CAPA Director of Public Policy Programs, shares how he helped guarantee that Vermont schoolchildren all have access to local, fresh foods for the 2022-23 school year.

Several members of the Bennington College community have been participating in the 2022 summer theatre season.

For the 25th anniversary of the North Bennington Outdoor Sculpture Show (NBOSS), Technical Instructor in Visual Arts John Umphlett MFA '99 will do a live performance, Flipping One Over a Bush, first performed 22 years ago at the third NBOSS in 2000.

This fall, Bennington welcomes nine new full-time faculty members to the College.

Faculty member and Director of Undergraduate Writing Initiatives Camille Guthrie's new poetry collection, Diamonds (BOA Editions, 2021), has received a rave review in the Los Angeles Review of Books.

Faculty member and cultural anthropologist David Bond has just published a new book, Negative Ecologies: Fossil Fuels and the Discovery of the Environment (University of California Press). 

Sound recording and electronic music faculty member Senem Pirler has been awarded a 2022 NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellowship in Music/Sound.

Senior fellow and visiting faculty member Beyond Plastics president Judith Enck has been featured in Forbes to discuss Beyond Plastics, shifting the waste reduction burden from the consumer to the producers, and the crucial need to hold companies accountable.

Faculty member Marguerite Feitlowitz has just published a translation and introduction of "Four Poems from Night" by Chilean poet Ennio Moltedo for Delos: A Journal of Translation and World Literature. 

Faculty member Noah Coburn, along with Abdul Khabir Saber and Malvika Dang '24, shared what they learned about teaching students from and about Afghanistan despite Taliban restrictions that have stifled education in the country.

Music faculty member Allen Shawn has been featured on The Jewish Lives Podcast to discuss the music and artistic life of Leonard Bernstein. 

Senior fellow and visiting faculty member Beyond Plastics president Judith Enck was featured on Spectrum News NY1 to discuss the recent Supreme Court ruling that limited the EPA's ability to regulate greenhouse gas emissions.

Former art faculty member Pat Adams was featured in an interview with Vermont News & Media. 

Faculty member Mary Lum will be part of a discussion panel for Time of Now, MASS MoCA’s annual festival of thought and performance, on June 25, 2022. 

La Horchata, the arts publication featuring creatives from the Central American diaspora and from Central America and created by Technical Instructor in Photography Veronica Melendez will be featured in the inaugural exhibition presented by the National Museum of the American Latino.

Dean of the College and Director of the MFA in Public Action Brian Michael Murphy is a founding board member of Outpost, a residency for creative writers of color from the United States and Latin America.

Visual arts faculty member and director of the Visual Arts Lecture Series (VALS), Vanessa Lyon has been awarded a MacDowell Fellowship for the Fall/Winter 2022-2023 residency period.

Bennington Writing Seminars faculty member Monica Ferrell has published a poem, "Infancy," in the June 6, 2022 issue of The New Yorker.

Faculty member and cultural anthropologist David Bond has been invited to join a new international coalition of social scientists studying climate change.

Faculty member Anaïs Duplan '14 is a recipient of the 2022 Whiting Award in Nonfiction. 

Faculty member Jennifer Rohn has been nominated for an Elliot Norton Award for Outstanding Actress in The Sound Inside at Speak Easy Stage Company.

Faculty member Noah Coburn is a 2022-2023 recipient of The Fulbright Global Scholar Award, which will allow him to focus on the teaching of conflict using interdisciplinary methods at liberal arts-style universities in three very different post-conflict settings: Fulbright University Vietnam, Leuphana University of Lüneburg, Germany, and RIT Kosovo (formerly the American University of Kosovo).

Visiting faculty member Colin Brant, former Bennington Writing Seminars faculty member Melissa Febos, and Michael Pollan '76 are recipients of the prestigious 2022 Guggenheim Fellowship.

On March 10, in an event organized by Elena Demyanenko, Bennington students, faculty, and staff laid down together on the ground in solidarity with Ukraine.

Meet faculty member Noah Coburn, who is teaching Social Inquiry in an Age of Upheaval as part of the Bennington Early College Program