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

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

On June 24, 2022, Bennington College President Laura Walker sent the Bennington Community the following message regarding the Supreme Court overturning Roe v. Wade.

Bennington College College President Laura Walker announced that Lisa Noble has been appointed as Associate Dean of Career Development and Field Work Term.

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. 

For Writer's Digest, June Gervais MFA '12 discusses the debut novel publishing process, what it's like growing up feeling like a misfit, and the joys of finding an artistic community.

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.

Lincoln Schatz ('86) Studio is pleased to present Joshua Tree and The Atlantic, two new photography editions that feature vastly different landscapes as their subjects, from the arid deserts of Joshua Tree National Park to the lush sub-tropical shorelines of the Atlantic Ocean.

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.

Learn more about Juneteenth, the day that the US Army freed enslaved people in Texas, ending slavery in the Confederate States.

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

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 College announced that it has received a major gift of art from renowned television and film writer and producer Norman Lear to benefit its Art for Access program.

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

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. 

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.

Sofia Alvarez '07 wrote the screenplay and directed "Along for the Ride" for Netflix, which premiered on the platform on May 6, 2022. 

Devon Walker-Figueroa '15 has been awarded the Amy Lowell Poetry Traveling Scholarship for the 2022-23 year by the Amy Lowell Trust. 

Pulitzer Prize winning poet Jericho Brown will be the commencement speaker for the Class of 2022. The faculty speaker will be Elena Demyanenko, faculty member in dance. The senior student speaker will be Sofia Pacheco Pardo '22.

On May 27-28, Bennington College will celebrate the achievements of the Class of 2022 at the 87th Commencement. Learn more about graduate outcomes across the years. 

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

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

Bennington College has earned its second STARS Gold rating in recognition of its sustainability achievements from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE).

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

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 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).

Second selection of works will be sold from the collection of Melva Bucksbaum