360° Center of Excellence adds new distance certificate programs

BEMIDJI, Minn. (Jan. 31, 2011) — Bemidji State University’s 360 Degrees Manufacturing and Applied Engineering Center of Excellence is now offering distance education certificate programs in production and automation technologies, machine technologist and welding technology. The courses are designed for working professionals and offer those in the workforce an opportunity to start on a career […]

Bemidji State students showing sculpture work in Gallery X

BEMIDJI, Minn. (Jan. 28, 2011) — Students in Bemidji State University’s visual arts programs are currently displaying a collection of beginning sculpture work entitled “Assemblage: A Collection of Beginning Sculptures” in the University’s Gallery X. Assemblage is an artistic process in which three-dimensional artistic composition is made from putting together found objects. The origin of […]

Bemidji State sophomore to compete at National Trumpet Competition

BEMIDJI, Minn. (January 28, 2011) — For the first time, Bemidji State University will have a student competing in the prestigious National Trumpet Competition, the world’s largest competition for trumpet players. Alexandra Kruse, a sophomore music major from Pipestone, Minn., is one of only 47 trumpeters from across the nation selected to compete in the […]

Bemidji State’s 7th annual McDonald Lecture to explore ethics of robots

BEMIDJI, Minn. (Jan. 28, 2011) — For decades, science fiction has speculated on the nature of life and death interactions between humans and sophisticated non-humans. Now, that fiction is increasingly becoming a part of our daily reality. Drones patrol the skies in Pakistan. Department of Defense research aims to instruct robotic soldiers to obey the […]

Patrick Carriere to deliver Feb. 8 Honors Council Lecture

BEMIDJI, Minn. (Jan. 27, 2011) — How does a culture define what is possible with art, and what accounts for true “creativity?” Patrick Carriere, assistant professor of theatre at Bemidji State University, will seek to answer these questions and determine what it means to “create from the soul” as part of the University’s Honors Council […]

Theatre students excel at Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival

BEMIDJI, Minn. (Jan. 26, 2011) — Two Bemidji State University students and their scene partners competing at the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival in Ames, Iowa, advanced to the semifinals of the festival’s Irene Ryan Scholarship Auditions. Jessie Ladig (pictured, left), a senior in psychology from Bemidji, along with scene partner Jacqueline Teegarden, a […]

Department of Nursing to induct 2011 cohort on Feb. 19

BEMIDJI, Minn. (Jan. 26, 2011) — The Bemidji State University Department of Nursing will officially induct 52 students into the 2011 cohort of its four-year baccalaureate program during a Saturday, Feb. 19, induction and scholarship ceremony. The ceremony will begin at 1 p.m. in the Beaux Arts Ballroom of the upper Hobson Memorial Union. The […]

Dept. of Music to hold 2011 scholarship and entrance auditions

BEMIDJI, Minn. (January 24, 2011) — The Department of Music at Bemidji State University will hold auditions for entrance into the program and for scholarships on Saturday, Feb. 26. The auditions will take place in the Thompson Recital Hall of the University’s Bangsberg Fine Arts Complex. The auditions are open to students who plan to […]

BSU/NTC President Hanson announces budget recalibration plan

BEMIDJI, Minn. (January 20, 2011) — Dr. Richard Hanson, president of Bemidji State University and Northwest Technical College, today announced his plan to meet an anticipated $5 million budget shortfall for the institutions over the next two years. The plan is directly attributable to economic challenges faced by the state of Minnesota, which is addressing […]

17 BSU students travel to Kennedy Center theatre festival

BEMIDJI, Minn. (Jan. 13, 2011) — Seventeen Bemidji State University students will be traveling to Ames, Iowa, Jan. 17-21, to participate in the annual Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival. Four Bemidji State students will be participating in the festival’s Irene Ryan Acting Scholarship auditions. The scholarships provide recognition, honor, and financial assistance to outstanding […]