Assignment

Remaking Mailboxes Remaking the Mailboxes

One set of mailboxes as a rotating canvas for students and faculty

Image of Downtown Bennington Downtown Assignments

Inspired classes and assignments that take the town as a class and the class into town

Black Spring Usdan Gallery image Black Spring

Two classes, one big assignment: exhibit, catalogue, and archive black lives at Bennington in a multimedia performance exhibition in Usdan Gallery by Briee Della Rocca.

Netflix: On Set and in the Writers’ Room image Netflix: On Set and in the Writers’ Room

They put words in actors’ mouths. They move scenes seamlessly. They design iconic sets. Alums at Netflix develop the shows you can’t help but binge watch—and you likely didn’t know their names or how they do what they do, until now. By Sarah McAbee ’07

The Making of WNYC's TalkBox img The Making of WNYC's TalkBox

Create a phsyical object that provides residents with a way to speak out on issues that are important to them and their community. It has to be replicable. And it has to repurpose a piece of city infrastructure. A story by Janet Lape Marsden

chi character Jasper Finds His Chi

When my 42-year old daughter and only child Eleanor became pregnant, I rejoiced with her and her long-time Brit partner Andrew. Plus, I took partial credit because the previous summer, I had given away her jubilee umbrella stroller. I acquired the stroller when Eleanor was one year old on a trip to London during queen’s jubilee year and saved it for many years ‘just in case.’ Getting rid of that U.K umbrella stroller had somehow made room for this Brit-American baby to come.

A group of refugees at a UNICEF camp A Network Of Colleges Addresses Forced Migration In New Consortium

Bennington, Bard, Sarah Lawrence, and Vassar form a new consortium to deliver the first liberal arts undergraduate study of forced migration and displacement. Reporting by Elisa Shoenberger.