Student News

Photo of Crossett Library We Read A Lot: Summer 2021

Want to read like a Bennington student? Kick off your summer reading with the most checked out books from Crossett Library during the 2020-2021 school year.

Text Bennington Class of 2021 Class of 2021 Hits the Ground Running

On May 28-29, Bennington College will celebrate the achievements of the Class of 2021 at the 86th Commencement—this year with Ford Foundation President Darren Walker. Learn more about graduate outcomes across the years. 

Image of Dabin Jeong Dismantling the Orientalist: Towards a Praxis of Postcolonial Asian Representation

By Ashley D. Escobar '22

Intertwining art history and poetry defines Dabin Jeong’s (’21) trajectory at Bennington College through her ekphrastic poems and compulsive fixations. However, her work is not concerned with the overly sentimental––she aims to dismantle, disrupt, and redefine continuously throughout her scholarly endeavors and artistic oeuvre.

Image of reconstructed shed The Language of Architectural Materials

By Soumya Rachel Shailendra

The gardening shed, overlooking the Green Mountains, may just be a dilapidated structure for most of us, but for Zen Beattie ’21 it holds immense potential for redesigning and reconstruction.

End of the world with fog Researching the Microclimates at Forest Edges: Senior Work in Ecology

By Soumya Rachel Shailendra

For Bennington College student William Shepard ‘21, the forest is a limitless source of fascination and information.

aerial view of college campus TimelyCare Telehealth Available to Students

In an effort to expand students’ access to mental and medical health care, Bennington College is launching TimelyCare, a telehealth program that will give students free, 24/7/365 access to virtual medical and mental health care from anywhere in the United States.

Image of students making soups Soup's On!

Students in Yoko Inoue's Make Kitchen Communal Practicum weekly served delicious, nutritious soups made from local ingredients to essential staff on campus.

President House of Pakistan Muhammad Ammar '24 Honored by President on Pakistan Day

Muhammad Ammar ‘24, has been recognized by the president of Pakistan for achieving the highest position in Pakistan in his International Baccalaureate Examinations.

Slow Cooked Movement logo by Jackie and Akanchya Slow-Cooked Community

The Bennington student founders of the Slow Cooked Movement discuss how they brought community, nutrition, and local farms together during this Field Work Term. 

sunlight on a colonial house, bennington college Shared Governance Task Force—March 4, 2021

The following message was sent to Students on March 4, 2021.