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How can parents of infants notice the early markers for autism? Can early identification lead to better care down the road? 

By Halley Le '25

Visiting Spanish Faculty Member Lena Retamoso Urbano, a poet and a scholar of contemporary Latin American Literature and Culture, shared a few highlights from the Spring 2022 term.

Thomas Finegar ’22 discusses their roles as the Drama SEPC representative, co-founder of the Improv Club, Lortel Fellow, admissions intern, and creator and actor in the spring student production, Creature.

By Mary Brothers '22

The Spring 2022 issue of (M)othertongues has launched, featuring student prose, poetry, and artwork. 

Gates Leonard ’25 discusses her play Pearls for Spurs, for which Leonard had a staged reading at La Mama Experimental Theatre Club following her Field Work Term internship.

By Mary Brothers '22

Projects for Peace has announced its 2022 cohort of grantees. This year, one hundred and twenty-nine projects from 85 partner institutions were selected, with two projects being chosen from the College.

Lika Torikashvili '22 and Bennington College's Center for the Advancement of Public Action welcome Afghan students to Bennington online.

Julisa Juarez ’22 discusses her National Science Foundation Fellowship, which will enable her to go to the University of Washington to pursue her PhD in Chemistry.

By Mary Brothers '22

Muhammad Ammar '24 discusses how he and other Muslim Bennington students are observing the holy month of Ramadan. 

By Mary Brothers '22

Isha Shah ’22 discusses her Field Work Term internship for Lever’s Bennington County Intrapreneur Challenge.

By Mary Brothers '22

A senior’s work in social engagement during a period of social distancing.

By Mary Brothers '22

32 Bennington students have been selected for paid fellowship opportunities during the 2022 Field Work Term.

Want to read like a Bennington student? Kick off your holiday reading with the most checked out books from Crossett Library during 2021.

A First Year's First Publishing Contract

By Mary Brothers '22

With the support of a $10,000 Davis Projects for Peace grant, Jullian Androkae '23 established the Vahombey Project, a library in Bekitro, Madagascar.

On October 27, students in Kerry Ryer-Parke and John Kirk's Sing course surprised essential staff with a flash mob of "The Broom Dance" by the Wolfshäger Hexenbrut, led by Music Program Coordinator Gina Deibel.

Why wait until graduate school to find your scientific niche? At Bennington, science students don’t just tag along with their professors’ research interests—they craft research questions themselves.

From your first day at Bennington College, you’ll begin to make great work. As a student, you’ll spend countless hours in the studios, theaters, and labs at VAPA: the 120,000 square foot center for the arts at Bennington.

 

For her senior Advanced Work, Kaiya Kirk '20 directed Grandpa Dave, an original play written by a fellow Bennington student that explores life, love, and loss through the eyes of the Perez family, a Latinx family in Los Angeles.

So you want to dress like a Bennington Student? Here’s how we do it.

By Mary Brothers '22

Reinterpreting Waste with Sawyer London '24

By Mary Brothers '22

With the support of a $10,000 Davis Projects for Peace grant, Ahmed Amar '24 established Peace Through Leadership Training, an empowerment program for unemployed youth in Senegal. 

This summer, 186 Bennington students completed their annual Field Work Term, working either in-person or remotely on a variety of internships, independent study projects, professional trainings, and more.

Want to read like a Bennington student? Kick off your summer reading with the most checked out books from Crossett Library during the 2020-2021 school year.

On May 28-29, Bennington College will celebrate the achievements of the Class of 2021 at the 86th Commencement—this year with Ford Foundation President Darren Walker. Learn more about graduate outcomes across the years. 

By Ashley D. Escobar '22

Intertwining art history and poetry defines Dabin Jeong’s (’21) trajectory at Bennington College through her ekphrastic poems and compulsive fixations. However, her work is not concerned with the overly sentimental––she aims to dismantle, disrupt, and redefine continuously throughout her scholarly endeavors and artistic oeuvre.

By Soumya Rachel Shailendra

The gardening shed, overlooking the Green Mountains, may just be a dilapidated structure for most of us, but for Zen Beattie ’21 it holds immense potential for redesigning and reconstruction.

By Soumya Rachel Shailendra

For Bennington College student William Shepard ‘21, the forest is a limitless source of fascination and information.

Students in Yoko Inoue's Make Kitchen Communal Practicum weekly served delicious, nutritious soups made from local ingredients to essential staff on campus.

The Bennington student founders of the Slow Cooked Movement discuss how they brought community, nutrition, and local farms together during this Field Work Term.