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From Off-Broadway premieres to local festivals, museum preservations, community choirs, and more, the New York State Council for the Arts (NYSCA) provides funding and support to all types of artwork across the state.

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For those looking for an intensive summer Field Work Term (FWT) experience, the Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program, hosted by the Research Institute in Sociology and Social Inequality at Texas A&M University, literally turns up the heat.

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The Bennington Writing Seminars, in partnership with PEN Center USA, has announced that during the September 2018 admissions period, it will once again be offering a scholarship of $10,000 to an alumni of PEN's Emerging Voices Fellowship program.

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Asad Malik ’19 has been named a Top 10 Filmmaker to Watch in 2018 by The Independent.

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Want to read like a Bennington student? Kick off your summer reading with the most checked out books from Crossett Library during the 2017-2018 school year.

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Ayesha Raees ’18 has been selected as an Asian American Writers’ Workshop (AAWW) 2018/19 Margins Fellow.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Nush Laywhyee ’19 initially came to Bennington excited to study medicine. After a Field Work Term (FWT) experience at a hospital, however, he realized that it wasn’t for him.

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Minuscule fish, dogs, sunrises, and more have taken over unoccupied mailbox spaces in the Barn’s administrative office.

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When Bennington alumni mentor current students during Field Work Term (FWT), the time is invaluable to both. Alumni get to connect with the next generation of Bennington students, gaining new perspectives on their current projects. Students, in turn, get the opportunity to ask questions and form connections within the broader Bennington network.

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Search engine optimization, data management, and...rapping? At first glance, selling train tickets might not seem like an artistic job, but as Zanna Huth ’20 can attest, Trainline’s innovation-friendly culture encourages creative work.

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Mirror, mirror on the wall, how can we improve this conference call?

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How can food capture what makes a community distinctive? As a graduating senior studying Visual Arts, Public Action, and Dance, Isabella Poulos ’18 has devoted her time at Bennington to studying the intersection of food, art, and community.

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"The next passenger should be coming in for secondary screening any moment now. You know the drill. Don’t take too long.”

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When students in Richard MacPike’s Resisting the Stitch unwrapped the silk scarves they had dyed using arashi and itajime techniques, they were surprised by the results they found.  

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Over spring break at the Village School of North Bennington (VSNB), Bennington students transformed the gymnasium into a hands-on science museum.

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Kendra Ouellette '19 is currently participating in the Sea Education Association (SEA) Semester program in Marine Biodiversity & Conservation, which has set sail for a five-week voyage from Nassau, Bahamas to New York City.

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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. 

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

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

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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.

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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.”

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

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Award-winning pianist Tony Lu ’19, who overcame his visual impairment to become a virtuosic musician learning to play by ear, led the regional Sage City Symphony in a performance of the third movement of German composer Johannes Brahm's Concerto in D Minor, Op. 15.

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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.

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

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Bennington College celebrated the achievements and the future promise of the Class of 2017 at Commencement this year, with an inspiring and rousing sendoff by Cornell William Brooks, a leading civil rights activist and former head of the NAACP. 

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This fall will see the launch of the Paran Creek apartments—a new, experimental housing community for Bennington students in North Bennington, a short walk from campus.