December's Sustainable Tuesdays schedule set

Sustainable Tuesdays, a weekly presentation on topics related to environmental and sustainability issues presented by Bemidji State University’s Sustainability Office, will feature discussions on Canadian oil sands, the 1984 Union Carbide disaster in India, and carbon trading. Sustainable Tuesdays are held from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Rail River Folk School, located at 303 Railroad St. […]

Li to lecture on Chinese anti-poverty program

Josefina Li, adjunct economics faculty at Bemidji State University, will deliver an Honors Council Lecture on a program combining efforts to combat mass poverty and provide for ecological renewal in the Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region in northwest China. Li’s presentation, “Ningxia’s Ecological Immigration Program: An Embryonic Job Guarantee Program,” will be held at 7 p.m. […]

Michael Murray to deliver Honors Council Lecture

Dr. Michael Murray, assistant professor of economics at Bemidji State University, will deliver an Honors Council Lecture on the social and psychological consequences of unemployment during the Great Recession. Murray’s presentation, “The Social and Psychological Consequences of Unemployment during the Great Recession: Evidence from the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth,” will be held at 7 […]

Student exhibition open in Talley Gallery

Bemidji State University’s Talley Gallery features “Transcendental Terrain,” an exhibit by senior Emily Wendland. Wendland’s exhibition opened Nov. 19; she is graduating in December with a bachelor’s degree in art. “My show is themed around nature, but kind of with a twist,” Wendland said. “The title is Transcendental Terrain and I got that from abstracted […]

Treuer named American Indian Resource Center director

Dr. Anton “Tony” Treuer, professor of languages and ethnic studies at Bemidji State University, has been named director of Bemidji State’s American Indian Resource Center (AIRC). “I am pleased that Dr. Treuer will serve in this crucial leadership role,” said Dr. Richard A. Hanson, president of Bemidji State University and Northwest Technical College. “Indian education […]

Department of Music faculty recital set for Nov. 17

Four members of the Bemidji State University Department of Music faculty will present a free recital on Saturday, Nov. 17. The recital will feature soprano Linda Wagner, flutist Susan Nelson, and percussionist Eric Sundeen, all adjunct faculty in music, and Dr. Erika Svanoe, assistant professor of music. Wayne Hoff will accompany on piano. The recital […]

BSU to hold Shaping Our Futures panel, Nov. 14

As our world changes and new concerns arise, what role should higher education play in creating the society that we want? That pivotal question will be the subject of a “Shaping Our Futures” panel, held at Bemidji State University’s Hobson Memorial Union on Nov. 14. The discussion will be held from 5-7 p.m. in the […]

Bemidji State hosts ethics lecture by Luciano Floridi

Luciano Floridi, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization’s chair in information and computer ethics, will visit Bemidji State University on Nov. 15 to deliver a joint Honors Council Lecture and Don and Gladys McDonald Philosophy Lecture in Combined Ethics. Floridi’s lecture, entitled “Information Ethics, Governance and the Complexity of Global Problems,” will be […]

Suicide Prevention Week activities begin Nov. 5

Bemidji State University will host a variety of activities related to Suicide Prevention Week beginning Monday, Nov. 5. • Monday, Nov. 5 Bemidji State will host a Department of Veterans Affairs Mobile Vet Center, through Nov. 6. The VA has 70 Mobile Vet Centers, customized vehicles equipped with confidential counseling space and state-of-the-art communication equipment, […]