Student News

image of woman holding coffee cup Campus As Runway: Bennington Student Style

So you want to dress like a Bennington Student? Here’s how we do it.

By Mary Brothers '22

Image of green sculpture Material Boy

Reinterpreting Waste with Sawyer London '24

By Mary Brothers '22

Image of campers with families Amar Pursues Peace Through Leadership Training

With the support of a $10,000 Davis Projects for Peace grant, Ahmed Amar '24 established Peace Through Leadership Training, an empowerment program for unemployed youth in Senegal. 

Image of coastal house Spotlight on Summer Field Work Term

This summer, 186 Bennington students completed their annual Field Work Term, working either in-person or remotely on a variety of internships, independent study projects, professional trainings, and more.

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.