BSU hosts Feb. 19 conference on invasive species in Minnesota

BEMIDJI, Minn. — Scientists, naturalists, educators, policy makers and members from a concerned public will gather at Bemidji State University on Thursday, Feb. 19, for a workshop addressing the threat invasive species bring to Minnesota’s fabled waterways, wetlands and diverse landscapes. The program, “Landscapes Lost: Unraveling Invasibility,” begins at 8:30 a.m. in the Beaux Arts […]

Dr. David Lund to present Feb. 11 Honors Council lecture

BEMIDJI, Minn. — Dr. David Lund, professor of philosophy at Bemidji State University, will present an Honors Council Lecture entitled “Perceptual Experience and Physical Theory” on Wednesday, Feb. 11. The lecture, which is free to the public, will be held at 7 p.m. in Hagg-Sauer 112 on the Bemidji State campus. Human beings rely on […]

Feb. 11 Brown Bag Lunch to cover stress management

BEMIDJI, Minn. — Rick Demers will provide a plan to break an unhealthy life cycle when he presents the program “Making Peace with Yourself: Managing Your Stress” at noon Wednesday, Feb. 11, at the Bemidji State University Center for Research and Innovation, located at 3801 Bemidji Avenue North. Participants are encouraged to bring a lunch […]

Bemidji State University to participate in National Teach-In on Global Warming

BEMIDJI, Minn. — On Thursday, Feb. 5, Bemidji State University will join hundreds of college campuses, faith and civic organizations and businesses participating in the National Teach-In on Global Warming, a grassroots support effort to discuss concrete policy options to address the problem of global warming. The National Teach-In supports an emerging, intergenerational movement of […]

Bemidji State University signs lease with city of Bemidji for regional events center

BEMIDJI, Minn. — On Monday, Bemidji State University President Dr. Jon E. Quistgaard and Bemidji Mayor Richard Lehmann signed a lease agreement between the University and the city of Bemidji to secure Bemidji State’s status as the anchor tenant of the Bemidji Regional Events Center. The lease signing, held prior to a meeting of the […]

Bemidji State University to help promote “green choices for white winters” ski outings

BEMIDJI, Minn. — Believing that climate change could have a negative impact on winter recreation in places like Bemidji, Bemidji State University is helping to promote a series of “Keep Winter White” ski outings in February. Event organizers hope those participating in the ski outings will be encouraged to think about their carbon footprints and […]

Clean Energy Resource Team to hold open forum on campus

BEMIDJI, Minn. — A variety of clean energy projects being led by students and faculty at both Bemidji State University and University of Minnesota-Crookston will be highlighted at a green campus forum at Bemidji State University on Tuesday, Jan. 27. The forum, which is free and open to the public, will be held from 1-4:30 […]

OPC offers climbing anchors course, Buena Vista ski shuttle

BEMIDJI, Minn. — Bemidji State University’s Outdoor Program Center will offer a course on building climbing anchors and provide a shuttle to Bemidji’s Buena Vista Ski Area in January. The climbing anchors course will be held Monday, Jan. 26, while the free shuttle to Buena Vista will be available Friday, Jan. 30. • Climbing anchors […]

36th annual high school jazz festival set for Feb. 6-7

BEMIDJI, Minn. — High school ensembles from Minnesota and Manitoba, Canada, will participate in Jazz Fest 2009, a two-day event at Bemidji State University. The festival will conclude with a Saturday, Feb. 7, concert featuring BSU Jazz I, two high school ensembles and guest clinicians — bassist and vocalist Kristin Korb and trumpeter Rex Richardson. […]

Bemidji State to pursue membership in Western Collegiate Hockey Association

BEMIDJI, Minn. — Bemidji State University announced today its intention to formally pursue membership in the Western Collegiate Hockey Association on behalf of its NCAA Division I men’s ice hockey program. The University’s announcement follows today’s unanimous vote of the WCHA member institutions to lift the league’s moratorium on expansion, which had been in place […]