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How can women and underrepresented minorities in the technology industry better support each other? Bennington College is starting a chapter of Women in Data Science (WiDS), a student-led initiative aimed to support college students through the creation of dialogues, opportunities, and shared resources.

By Halley Le '25

On October 20, 2022, Bennington College and local community members gathered for a conversation with U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy. The conversation took place as the College named its Public Policy Forums after Senator Leahy in recognition of his service to the state of Vermont.

William Huntley ’23 shares his journey researching leaf morphology at Harvard, his passion for molecular and plant biology, and how his Bennington education helped shape his vision for higher education.

By Halley Le '25

Dr. Alfredo Medina, Jr. is Bennington College's Vice President for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion.

Josie Bunnell ’19 spoke to On-Campus Reporter Halley Le ’25 about her collaboration with artist Raphaella Brice on Black Freedom, Black Madonna & the Black Child of Hope, a 16-foot tall mural now displayed outside of the Fletcher Free Library in Burlington.

Bennington College announced today its new “No-Loan Initiative” for Vermont residents.

How does the fat distribution and aging process in fruit flies illuminate how the human body functions? Tom Evans ’24 dove into this question at a pathology research lab in the University of Washington (UW) during the Summer 2022 Field Work Term (FWT).

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

Located just three hours from Boston and New York, Bennington College is not only surrounded by the beautiful Green Mountains, but also by a vibrant arts scene. Whether you’re living on campus or visiting for a tour, if you feel like taking a short, scenic drive to one of the region’s vibrant art galleries, here’s a roundup to get you started.

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

Lika Torikashvili '22, a former UN Youth Representative of Georgia, has co-organized a series of roundtable discussions with UNFPA and UNESCO in Afghanistan on Online Education through her non-profit, the Network of Former Youth Delegates to the United Nations.

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

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

Environmentalist, educator, and founder and CEO of ECO City Farms, Margaret Morgan-Hubbard ’67 has been named the 2022 recipient of Bennington College’s Elizabeth Coleman Visionary Leadership Award.

U.S. News and The Princeton Review 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.

Bennington College announced today that it has been recognized as a top performer in sustainability by the Association for Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE), ranked number three in energy on their 2022 Sustainable Campus Index (SCI). 

Bennington College welcomed a robust and diverse class of 234 new first-year and transfer students this fall.

The College is pleased to announce that Jane Burkhardt ’62 has made a gift to establish two endowed scholarships in Literature and Philosophy.

The Robert Frost Stone House Museum has been featured in several publications highlighting the best things to do while in Vermont.

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.

On August 18, Bennington College President Laura Walker sent the following message to the Bennington community:

"Snowstorm," a short story by Bruna Dantas Lobato '15, has been published in the The New Yorker

On August 10, President Laura Walker shared the following message with the Bennington Community:

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.

Kim Cooper, an MFA student in fiction, has been selected to be the ninth Residential Teaching Fellow at Bennington Writing Seminars

Devon Walker-Figueroa '15 is the recipient of the 25th Annual Levis Reading Prize for her poetry collection Philomath.

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

For The New Yorker, Luke Mogelson '05 covers the tragic stories of ordinary people caught in the front lines of Russia's invasion of Ukraine. 

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). 

Recording engineer Bella Blasko '11 was interviewed in Tape Op to discuss her influences, recording on tour, and being a positive force in the music industry.