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Dr. Jennifer H. Mieres '82, MD, senior vice president of Northwell Health's Center for Equity of Care and chief diversity and inclusion officer, has been named the American Heart Association’s (AHA) 2022 Physician of the Year

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

The Robert Frost Stone House Museum at Bennington College has been awarded funding from the Windham Foundation to support its upcoming season of public programs, including special programming in celebration of the 100th anniversary of Robert Frost’s beloved poem, “Stopping By Woods on a Snowy Evening,” which was written in 1922 while Frost was living at the Stone House.

 

 

The Southwestern Vermont Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with Berkshire Bank, presented the inaugural Women In Leadership Luncheon at the Wilson House in Dorset, Vermont on Wednesday, May 11, 2022.

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

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.

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).

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

This grant was made possible by support from the National Endowment for the Humanities Supports Outstanding Publicly Engaged Humanities Programs.

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.

The renovation of the Bennington College Commons, completed in Fall 2019, has been awarded a 2021 American Architecture Award.

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

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. 

Carlos Mendez-Dorantes ’15, now a research fellow at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston, has received several awards for his postdoctoral research into the investigation of LINE-1 biology in cancer research.

The Princeton Review and the U.S. News released their rankings for the top colleges in America, with Bennington featured on lists for Most Innovative Schools, Green Colleges, Great Professors, Great Classroom Experiences, and more.

Performer, healthcare clown, and Healthy Humor co-founder Deborah Kaufmann ’74 is the 2021 recipient of Bennington College’s Elizabeth Coleman Visionary Leadership Award.

Bennington College is thrilled to be one of the inaugural recipients of the Frankenthaler Climate Initiative. Launched by the Helen Frankenthaler Foundation in partnership with Rocky Mountain Institute and Environment & Culture Partners, the Frankenthaler Climate Initiative advances the goal of carbon neutrality across the visual arts.

Bennington College has received a $300,000 two-year grant from the Davis Educational Foundation, which will support restructuring the academic leadership team to strengthen the student experience.

Following a vote at the May Board of Trustees meeting, Bennington College is pleased to announce that Gabriela Yadegari ’21 will be serving a two-year term on the College’s Board.

While on sabbatical, Music faculty member Nick Brooke has been a Fellow at the Bogliasco Foundation in Liguria, Italy. 

The National Endowment for the Arts has announced that Bennington Writing Seminars alum Albert Abonado MFA '10 and faculty member Phillip B. Williams will receive Creative Writing Fellowships of $25,000. 

Cardiologist, author, documentarian, and patient advocate Dr. Jennifer H. Mieres ’82 is the 2020 recipient of Bennington College’s Elizabeth Coleman Visionary Leadership Award.

The renovation of the Bennington College Commons, completed in Fall 2019, has been awarded a 2021 AIA Honor Award by the American Institute of Architects, New York (AIANY).

Bennington College alum Asad J. Malik '19 and Bennington Writing Seminars alum Morgan Jerkins MFA '16 have been selected as 2021 Forbes 30 Under 30 honorees.

On November 16, President Laura Walker will be honored at Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation's Restore Brooklyn Virtual Gala.

Nico Amador MFA '22, a second-term MFA student in poetry, has been selected to be the fifth Residential Teaching Fellow at the Bennington Writing Seminars.

The Bennington Writing Seminars is pleased to announce that Moriel Rothman-Zecher is the recipient of the Donald Hall Scholarship for Poets. He will begin his studies in January 2021. 

Bennington College has received a $75,000 grant from The Endeavor Foundation, which has been used to provide financial aid relief for students who are facing financial hardship as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.  

Bennington Writing Seminars faculty member Carmen Giménez Smith has been awarded the Academy of American Poets Fellowship for “distinguished poetic achievement,”