Student News

Image of two people in front of cobb oven Community Pizza!

A senior’s work in social engagement during a period of social distancing.

By Mary Brothers '22

Image of Bennington Commons Announcing 2022 Field Work Term Fellows

32 Bennington students have been selected for paid fellowship opportunities during the 2022 Field Work Term.

Photo of Crossett Library We Read A Lot: Winter 2021

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

Image of Myah Garrison Wild Wild Western

A First Year's First Publishing Contract

By Mary Brothers '22

Image of gathering at the front of the library Building a Library in Madagascar

With the support of a $10,000 Davis Projects for Peace grant, Jullian Androkae '23 established the Vahombey Project, a library in Bekitro, Madagascar.

Image of Thank You sign The Broom Dance

On October 27, students in Kerry Ryer-Parke and John Kirk's Sing course surprised essential staff with a flash mob of "The Broom Dance" by the Wolfshäger Hexenbrut, led by Music Program Coordinator Gina Deibel.

Image of woman sitting on couch Supporting Diversity & Inclusion in Drama

For her senior Advanced Work, Kaiya Kirk '20 directed Grandpa Dave, an original play written by a fellow Bennington student that explores life, love, and loss through the eyes of the Perez family, a Latinx family in Los Angeles.

Image of hands near bowl of ice Want a Hands-on Science Education?

Why wait until graduate school to find your scientific niche? At Bennington, science students don’t just tag along with their professors’ research interests—they craft research questions themselves.

Image of studio spaces Built Just for You: Studio and Performance Spaces

From your first day at Bennington College, you’ll begin to make great work. As a student, you’ll spend countless hours in the studios, theaters, and labs at VAPA: the 120,000 square foot center for the arts at Bennington.


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