Local phenologist John Latimer to present at BSU

John Latimer, a rural mail carrier and staff member at KAXE Radio in Grand Rapids, Minn., will visit Bemidji State University on Sept. 6 to discuss the cycles of natural activities in the Northwoods. Latimer is KAXE’s staff phenologist, studying nature’s cycles — when ice comes off the lake, when raspberries are ready to pick, […]

Dr. Mark Christensen to deliver BSU’s first fall Honors Council Lecture

Dr. Mark Christensen, professor of English at Bemidji State University, will deliver the university’s first Honors Council Lecture of the fall semester on Sept. 12. Christensen’s presentation, “Broken Welds: A Prose Poem Study of Human Separation,” will be held at 7 p.m. in the Thompson Recital Hall in Bemidji State’s Bangsberg Fine Arts Complex. Honors […]

Fall swim lessons at rec center begin Sept. 11

More than a dozen spots remain open for summer swimming lessons at Bemidji State University’s Gillett Recreation-Fitness Center. Session one begins Sept. 11 and runs through Oct. 10, from 4-6:15 p.m., and session two begins Oct. 16 and runs through Nov. 8, from 4:45-6:50 p.m. Lessons take place on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons and cost […]

OPC's annual Green and White Regatta tomorrow

Bemidji State University’s Outdoor Program Center will hold its annual Green and White Regatta Series on Saturday, Aug. 25. The event, which will begin at 1 p.m. with a captains meeting at the BSU Boathouse, located in Diamond Point Park, offers the community an opportunity to sail with other enthusiasts in a friendly, low stress […]

BSU's online master's in special education rated one of nation's most affordable

An independent review of Bemidji State University’s online master’s programs in education has ranked it as one of the best buys in America for teachers and educators seeking affordable, online advanced degrees. The “Best Online College” ranking by Get Educated ranked BSU’s online masters in special education as the 15th-most affordable special education degree in […]

2012 Orientation activities begin Aug. 24

Orientation activities for Bemidji State University’s fall 2012 student body begin Friday, Aug. 24, with move-in day for residential students. Orientation helps students who are new to BSU discover what the campus has to offer and how and where to access student services. Students also learn the university’s expectations regarding academic integrity, respect and personal […]

7th Annual Community Appreciation Day set for Aug. 28

Bemidji State University and BSU Alumni and Foundation invite the community of Bemidji to the Seventh Annual Community Appreciation Day, scheduled for Tuesday, Aug. 28. The free event is Bemidji State University’s way to thank the residents of Bemidji and the surrounding communities for all they do to support the University. The event, which is […]

Elliptical machines generating energy at rec center

Bemidji State University’s Gillett Recreation-Fitness Center has begun using its patrons to generate electricity through Renewable Energy Revolution devices installed on seven of the center’s nine elliptical machines. The Renewable Energy Revolution system (ReRev) modifies cardio equipment so heat produced by its use is rerouted into a central processing unit. According to the manufacturer, the […]

BSU invites alumni to meet President Hanson aboard Breezy Belle

The Bemidji State University Alumni and Foundation are offering the university’s alumni and friends a chance to get to know BSU President Richard Hanson, Aug. 23 in Breezy Point, Minn. Beginning at 5:30 p.m., BSU will take alumni and friends on a two-hour paddlewheel boat excursion on Pelican Lake aboard the Breezy Belle. The evening […]