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Welcome to the Bennington College Wiki. These pages are hosted on a wiki server, which means they’re always being expanded and changed. Students and faculty alike contribute to the contents. You’re invited to contribute and help make this site better. Effective August 31st, 2009, you must be logged in with your bennington.edu domain account, or a local account to edit content.

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Messages of the Day

  • ""No intelligence evolves without a stimulus from a developed form of that intelligence" - Joseph Chilton Pearce
  • “In order to really enjoy a dog, one doesn't merely try to train him to be semihuman. The point of it is to open oneself to the possibility of becoming partly a dog” - Edward Hoagland
  • " Students believe in the system, or what they call the overview, which I find very disturbing, disconcerting. I know the importance of this overview and I know how difficult it is to work without it. One of the first things I did when I started teaching was I took out the overview. All I want is serious work. Serious means work, work hard." - Morton Feldman
  • “You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.” - Richard Buckminster Fuller

Disciplines

  • Center for Creative Teaching – MAT and accelerated BA/MAT program information as well as course information.
  • Dance – Dance composition and technique. Course and Instructor information.
  • Foreign Languages – Spanish, Italian, French, Chinese, Japanese. SEPC, Course listings and teacher profiles.
  • Graduate Programs – MAT, Post-Bacc and MFA programs offered at Bennington College.
  • Literature – Prominent Bennington discipline, course listings and faculty information.
  • Music- Every Music discipline you can imagine
  • Science, Mathematics, and Computing – Course listings, resources and Science Workshop schedule.
  • Social Sciences – Philosophy, Anthropology, Politics, Psychology, History, and everything in between.
  • Theater – Acting, Directing, Set Design, Lighting, Stage-Managment and so much more.
  • Visual Arts – we put the VA in VAPA

Offices

College-wide (all constituencies) Groups and Initiatives

Faculty and Staff Groups

Student Groups and Organizations

  • Bennington Sustainable Food Project
  • CAB - CAB info on events and the like.
  • Community Outreach Leadership Team - The COLTs, bringing Bennington College to the outside.
  • House Chairs - There are two in each house and together they form a super power team. Come see who they are and what they do.
  • Outing Club - An endless array of outdoor activities for the Bennington College community.
  • S.E.A. - The Student Endowment for the Arts. Providing funding for Bennington students working in the arts.
  • SEPC – Student Educational Policies Committee. News and upcoming events by discipline.
  • SILO – The Silo, Bennington's journal of student work.
  • Student Council - The home page for the student government body.
  • ECO-REPS - Residential Student Sustainability program.
  • Mavens - Plan-process based college peer mentoring program for high schoolers.

Student Clubs

Other