Alumni News

Pulitzer Prize medallions Bennington Alumni Announced as Pulitzer Prize Finalists

Multimedia artist Nigel Poor ’86 and poet Mary Ruefle '74 have been announced as finalists for the 2020 Pulitzer Prizes.

Photo of Plural Negative exhibition Function and Color

When Brian Vu ’16 was a student at Bennington, he studied Dance and Ceramics, two complementary fields that appealed to him in physical and tangible ways.

Photo of Audrey Shulman Pumpkins, Cakes, and a Writer's Life

For Audrey Shulman ’09, the process behind creating Love, Fall & Order, a Hallmark Channel Original Movie, was “professional screenwriting bootcamp.”

Photo of Sam Mistry Diversifying the Stories We Tell

Sam Mistry '19 discusses his Bennington experience and new internship at the Sundance Institute Feature Film Program.

Image of Peter Dinklage Dinklage Sets Emmy Award Record

On September 22, Peter Dinklage ’91 made Emmy Award history for his fourth Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama win.

Photo of Bryn Mooser and team Mooser Brings Startup Model To Storytelling And Funding

Bryn Mooser '01 spoke with Forbes about XTR, his latest venture focused on producing documentaries, nonfiction television series, and branded content.

Cubby cast at playground A Quirky Queer Coming-of-Age Comedy

Cubby, a “quirky queer coming-of-age comedy” co-directed by Ben Mankoff ’11, has been making the rounds of the international queer film festival circuit since its release earlier this year. The film was included in Italy’s 2019 Torino LGBTQI International Film Festival and has since been part of festivals in Barcelona, Toronto, San Francisco, Ireland, and Los Angeles.

Image of Sophie Nevin Celebration and Protest

Activist Sophie Nevin '18 helped organize the town of Bennington's first annual Pride celebration.

Photo of John Bertles conducting John Bertles Honored with Visionary Leadership Award

Educator, composer, and instrument-builder John Bertles ’81 is the 2019 recipient of Bennington College’s Elizabeth Coleman Visionary Leadership Award

Photo of Carling Berkhout Sharing Frost's Environment

Carling Berkhout '19 is the 2019 Robert Frost Stone House Museum Kilpatrick Fellow.