CAPA News

Image of woman at podium Bennington students are changing the world. Again.

Bennington College students testified to the Town of Bennington Select Board about the scourge of oil trains parked in the community.

Image of Senator Patrick Leahy A Lifetime of Public Service

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.

Image of Zoom presentation Torikashvili '22 organizes for peace: a Jewish-Muslim interfaith dialogue

Lika Torikashvili '22, Georgia's Youth Representative to the United Nations, hosted a Jewish-Muslim Peace Talk through her nonprofit, Network of Former Youth Delegates to the United Nations.

Lika Torikashvili Round Table Promo Lika Torikashvili '22: Localizing Youth Peace and Security in Afghanistan

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.

Image of students outside doing artwork Prototyping the Future

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

GAD logo David Bond Awarded the New Directions Prize

David Bond has been awarded the New Directions Prize by the American Anthropological Association (AAA).

inside higher ed logo Advancing Afghan Higher Education

Faculty member Noah Coburn, along with Abdul Khabir Saber and Malvika Dang '24, shared what they learned about teaching students from and about Afghanistan despite Taliban restrictions that have stifled education in the country.

spectrum news ny1 logo Enck Discusses Supreme Court Ruling, Cryptocurrency Mining

Senior fellow and visiting faculty member Beyond Plastics president Judith Enck was featured on Spectrum News NY1 to discuss the recent Supreme Court ruling that limited the EPA's ability to regulate greenhouse gas emissions.

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.”