Student News

Aerial photo of Palu earthquake Festival Funds Palu Relief

In fall 2018, Ekaterina Burtseva '20, Maria Salim '21, and Benyamin Mohammadzadeh '20 organized an Asian Cultural Festival to fundraise for the city of Palu in Sulawesi, Indonesia, which was rocked by an earthquake and tsunami. 

Photo of Crossett Library We Read A Lot: Summer 2019

Want to read like a Bennington student? Kick off your summer reading with the most checked out books from Crossett Library during the 2018-2019 school year.

photo of metalworker demonstrating Sculpting Water, Landscape, and Music

Earlier this year, Design and Planning Coordinator Erin McKenny and faculty member Jon Isherwood were approached by the organizers of the annual North Bennington Outdoor Sculpture Show (NBOSS) to explore how Bennington students could engage with the Village School of North Bennington (VSNB) and participate in the outdoor sculpture show.

Photo of elementary school students working Languages Across Levels

At Bennington College, students studying Languages have the opportunity to apply their studies in the broader Bennington community by teaching languages and cultures—including Chinese, French, Japanese, and Spanish—at Bennington Elementary and the Village School of North Bennington (VSNB).

Photo of comfort dolls Care Dolls Comfort ER Patients

Madeline Poultridge '20, Hadley Pack '22, Annabel Hoffman '22, Lola Wilson-Kolp '22, and Ella Stewart '22 have been volunteering with Vermont Arts Exchange's TLC Dolls program.

Cover of the Walloomsack Review View from Bingham Hill

Students in Mirka Prazak's Fall 2018 course Studying Place by Metes and Bounds were published in a special issue of the Bennington Museum's Walloomsack Review. 

Image of a postcard on bulletin board Curating a Future

As the Robert Frost Stone House Museum opens for its second season under Bennington College’s stewardship, visitors to the property will be invited to reimagine Frost and his surrounding environment with (Im)Possibilities of Landscape, a senior curatorial work presented by Sophia Gasparro ’19.

photo of Natalie Mislang Mann Natalie Mislang Mann Receives Bennington/PEN America Emerging Voices Scholarship

The Bennington Writing Seminars, in partnership with PEN America, has announced that Natalie Mislang Mann is the recipient of the $10,000 Bennington/PEN America Emerging Voices scholarship. She’ll begin her studies in June 2019, on the 25th Anniversary of the Bennington Writing Seminars' founding.

Alice Diop in conversation with students Face-to-Face with French Culture

Recently, students in Stephen Shapiro’s Insider Perspectives on the Francophone World II and Paris on Screen: Tradition and Modernity courses had the opportunity to meet with French filmmaker Alice Diop, whose documentary Towards Tenderness won the 2017 CÉSAR award for Best Short Film.

Album cover with chair on mylar backdrop To Gallery a Cloud Ground

Ethan Koss-Smith '21 speaks about the process of producing his debut album To Gallery a Cloud Ground.