Student News

Image of XTR letter logo Fueling the Documentary Revolution

This Field Work Term, Kayly Hernandez Panameno ’22 and James Walkergoutal ’20 worked as Production Fellows at XTR, a nonfiction film and television studio founded by Bryn Mooser '01.

reflect rebuild rise logo Bennington Students to Host Reflect, Rebuild, & Rise Conference

Update: March 18, 2020

Due to the rapidly evolving situation regarding the coronavirus (COVID-19), conference sessions will be transitioning to online delivery; keep an eye on the Event Calendar for details. 

Additionally, as part of the College's policy to limit visitors during this time, guest speaker Emily Bernard will not be joining us for this event. For more information, please see the Coronavirus webpage.

On March 19, Bennington College students, faculty, and staff are invited to participate in Reflect, Rebuild, & Rise: Social Practice of Inclusion Conference. 

Photo of three people around posterboard Notes from the Field: 2020

From expanding Population Health research at Southwestern Vermont Medical Center to supporting refugees resettling in Idaho to creating puppets for stop-motion films in Denmark, Bennington students made a worldwide impact across myriad disciplines this Field Work Term. 

Photo of woman at sea Studying New Zealand's Oceans

Ella Simon '22 is currently studying human impacts on the ocean's environment by participating in the Sea Education Association (SEA) Semester program, which has set sail for a six-week voyage from Auckland to Christchurch, New Zealand.

Photo of Bennington FLoW students Celebrating FLoW Artists

FLoW—Bennington’s community of first-generation, low-income, and working-class students—held a pop-up gallery to highlight and celebrate the work that FLoW students are creating on campus.

Photo of poster with information below Bennington Student Artwork Featured at Cynthia Reeves Gallery

From January 10 - February 8, Cynthia-Reeves Gallery, located on the campus of MASS MoCA, is featuring works by Bennington and Williams College students as part of the Bennington-Williams Student Exhibition.

Photo of datathon team Diving Into Data

In October 2019, the National Gallery of Art became the first American art museum to invite six teams of data scientists and art historians to analyze, contextualize, and visualize its permanent collection data, an effort that culminated in “Coding Our Collection,” a two-day Datathon.

Photo of plastic in ocean Beyond Plastics 2019: Letters to the Editor

Students in Judith Enck's Plastic Pollution and What Students Can Do About It course have written letters to the editor about the need to protect the environment and marine life from the growing problem of plastic pollution.

Photo of soup pot Shaping Bowls, Forming Community

On Sunday, November 17, the southern Vermont community will come together at Mount Anthony Union Middle School for the 2019 Bennington Empty Bowls Supper

Photo of Dorset theater Bennington Students Mentor Young Playwrights

Ten Bennington College students and alumni mentored regional middle and high school students who wrote and created plays of their own as part of the Dorset Theatre Festival's 6th Annual Jean E. Miller Young Playwrights Competition.