Bennington College


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Bennington College,

at Bennington, Vt.; coeducational (originally for women); chartered 1925, opened 1932. Its curriculum is based on individual interests and needs. All students are required to devote part of their time to off-campus employment, usually relating to their course of study. Many faculty members are practicing artists, and a close relationship between students and faculty is encouraged.
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Garcia earned a bachelor's degree in philosophy and literature from Bennington College and a Ph.D.
When I was a student at Bennington College, I was screamed at in the dining hall by a fellow student who told everyone around us that I spent my time in Israel killing Palestinian babies.
After a brief time at Bennington College, Channing had small parts in "No, No, Nanette" and a Broadway failure called "I'm Simply Fraught About You," and also did a small revue.
Marguerite Feitlowitz teaches literature at Bennington College, where
Now a senior at Bennington College in Vermont, Malik plans to move to Los Angeles next year to continue creating AR experiences that tell stories of underrepresented voices while also challenging the way we see the world.
(Noah Coburn teaches political anthropology at Bennington College and has been conducting research in Afghanistan since 2005.
THE STORY: In the 1950s, the emotionally fragile, wealthy Alice Shipley and Lucy Mason, a scholarship girl and a fellow orphan, became inseparable as freshmen at Bennington College. After an unpleasant parting from her best friend (and a terrible accident), Alice marries the obnoxious John and moves to Tangier for her husband's job.
On a warm June morning in 1922, Robert Frost sat down at his dining room table in southern Vermont and wrote Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening, one of his most famous poems.<br />That house, including the 7-acre grounds with rugged old stone walls, a barn and some of the heirloom apple trees from Frost's orchard, is now open again as a museum under the ownership of Bennington College.<br />"This was a very important property for him and an important time in his life," said Megan Mayhew Bergman, director of the Robert Frost Stone House Museum at Bennington College.
It is 1956, a year after Lucy and Alice have left Bennington College in Vermont.
The first belongs to Alice, musing as she looks out the window at the streets of Morocco, thinking back to her days at Bennington College, in Vermont, where she and Lucy, both 17, were best friends and roommates [having met on their very first day at college.]" And where she met John McAllister, to whom she is now married, although having decided not to change her name: "It felt important, somehow, to retain some part of myself, my family, after everything that had happened." Trying "to not think each and every second of the day about what had happened in the cold, wintry Green Mountains of Vermont." It is now just over a year since that time.
Bennett holds a bachelor's degree in art history and visual arts from Bennington College. She resides with her fianc in Bristol, where they run a mushroom farm, Timber Trails Forest Farm.
Pop-ups have become entrenched in the curriculum at Bennington College since they were first offered in 2015.