CAPA News

Climate social science network logo David Bond Joins New Coalition for Climate Change

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

Image of woman in front of ocean Prominent Oceanography Research Professor to Give Woodworth Lecture in the Sciences

Research Professor of Oceanography at Sea Education Association in Woods Hole, Massachusetts, Dr. Kara Lavender Law will speak on “A Global Look at Plastic in the Ocean.” 

Image of two women moderating Afghan University Students Enroll Online at Bennington

Lika Torikashvili '22 and Bennington College's Center for the Advancement of Public Action welcome Afghan students to Bennington online.

Image of ACLS logo Bennington College Awarded 2022 ACLS Sustaining Public Engagement Grant

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

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation logo $25,000 Awarded to Local Organizations Addressing Food Insecurity in Bennington County

Bennington College has awarded a total of $25,000 in grants to local organizations to implement and support seven community-proposed initiatives that explore and expand food systems in Bennington county.

Logo for Mother Cabrini Foundation Prison Education Initiative Awarded $60,000 from Mother Cabrini Health Foundation

Bennington College’s Prison Education Initiative (PEI) has been awarded a grant of $60,000 from the Mother Cabrini Health Foundation.

Image of four students with lights and masks It’s Electric!

Hands-on sustainability work at Bennington College

By Mary Brothers '22

Image of Beyond Plastics wave logo The New Coal

The US plastics industry’s contribution to climate change is on track to exceed that of coal-fired power in this country by 2030, finds The New Coal: Plastics & Climate Change, a report from CAPA Senior Fellow Judith Enck and the Beyond Plastics project.

Image of Bennington CAPA building The January 6 Project: Preserving Democracy

This fall, Bennington College's Center for the Advancement of Public Action (CAPA) hosts the January 6 project, a six-week series examining the historical, cultural, and political events that led to the attack on the United States Capitol on January 6, 2021.

Langeloth Foundation logo Bennington College Awarded $10,000 Grant From The Jacob and Valeria Langeloth Foundation

The Jacob and Valeria Langeloth Foundation has awarded Bennington College a $10,000 grant to support the Incarceration in America think tank that will be held October 1-2, 2021.