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Poet and author Paisley Rekdal delivered the 51st Bennington Writing Seminars Commencement address at the program's virtual winter residency.
Students in Bennington’s Gap Year Independent Learning Program earned college credit for self-directed projects that explored Japanese-American family history, community organizing, women’s empowerment, dance and garment design, and more.
The following statement was sent to our campus community, in response to a report from the Rensselaer County Health Department in nearby Rensselaer County, NY. For more information, please see our COVID update page.
The Robert Frost Stone House Museum at Bennington College has received a Vermont Economic Recovery Grant of $4,581.50 to support the Museum’s economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Bennington College's Center for the Advancement of Public Action (CAPA) has joined a local collaboration, funded by a $50k Vermont Everyone Eats grant, that will support local restaurants and provide nutritious meals to Vermonters.
As Bennington begins the second half of the Fall 2020 term, we reflect on the ways our community has adapted to learning and living on campus and beyond this fall—and the experiences, successes, and moments of joy along the way.
During COVID-19, Bennington College’s Office of Career Development and Field Work Term has worked alongside students to support their internship and career goals by offering increased flexibility, expanded work options, and staff support, even amid a global pandemic and economic recession.
On October 12, CAPA and the Robert Frost Stone House Museum hosted a webinar on Storage Crops, featuring a panel of experts who shared how to store vegetables through the winter and answered gardening questions.
EuropeNow Journal's October 2020 issue highlights the work that Bennington College students and faculty have done in partnership with the Consortium on Forced Migration, Displacement, and Education.
Since the start of social distancing, students working with Anne Thompson, Visual Arts faculty member and Usdan Gallery Director and Curator, have been making mail art, a time-honored practice in which artists use the postal service to subvert institutional structures and restrictive conditions.
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.
Lika Torikashvili '22, Georgia's Youth Representative to the United Nations, co-organized a webinar on Localizing Youth Peace and Security through her project iPEACE.
As colleges and universities around the country reopen this fall amid the COVID-19 pandemic, students, faculty, and staff have had to reimagine all aspects of higher education—from academics and classes to residential and social life—to comply with public health mandates that slow the spread of the virus. Here's how Bennington has done it safely.
Dr. Anthony Fauci, the United States' foremost infectious disease expert and Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, praised Vermont's COVID-19 response during Governor Phil Scott's September 15 press briefing.
On September 14, CAPA and the Robert Frost Stone House Museum hosted a webinar on Fall Preparations for Winter Gardens, featuring a panel of experts who shared what they are doing in their fall gardens and answered gardening questions.
Over the summer, the pop-up course Understanding and Responding to COVID-19, Crisis and Quarantine gave Bennington students, staff, faculty, alumni, and community members a chance to connect with one another while examining the unfolding COVID-19 crisis across disciplines, from anthropology to mathematical modeling to poetry to film.
On August 24, CAPA and the Robert Frost Stone House Museum hosted a webinar on Food Preservation, featuring a panel of experts who shared how they are preserving food this season and answered questions about food preservation and gardening.
Members of the Bennington College community, including faculty, staff, and students, share their reasons for wearing a mask during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The following was presented to the Bennington Select Board on August 10, 2020.
Watch the keynote address of SolarFest, featuring Storm Cunningham, a global thought leader in community revitalization and natural resource restoration, co-hosted with the Center for the Advancement of Public Action at Bennington College, thanks to a grant from the Regenerative Food Network.
Bennington College has joined 180 colleges and universities of the Presidents’ Alliance on Higher Education and Immigration, in filing an amicus brief in support of Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)’s legal complaint against the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS).
Today, the following message was sent to Bennington students and families regarding Fall 2020 plans.
As COVID-19 turned schooling remote, Sofia Salusso ’23 and her father worked together to bring weekly story time into students’ homes.
Originally released as a podcast on B-Rad radio on May 3, 2020, enjoy this eclectic playlist of performances and compositions by Bennington music faculty on SoundCloud.
Bennington Drama students presented a Zoom reading of Can't Weed All Just Get a Bong?, a modern-day Alice's Adventures in Wonderland adapted by Sonise Lumbaca '21.
Over Field Work Term, Bennington College partnered with Hubbard Hall Center for the Arts and Education to present Aaron Posner's Stupid F**king Bird, a re-adaptation of Anton Chekov's The Seagull.
In lieu of in-person concerts, Bennington College seniors studying music present Senior MusicFest 2020, a full double album of their divine, diverse senior work.