Annual student achievement conference set for April 10

Bemidji State University’s 14th Annual Student Scholarship and Creative Achievement Conference will showcase the varied works of nearly 200 students during presentations, performances, exhibits and poster sessions on Wednesday, April 10. The conference begins with an 8 a.m. continental breakfast in room 100 of Memorial Hall, leading into an 8:30 a.m. opening ceremony featuring a […]

Senior Lauren Skarloken gives April 19 vocal recital

Bemidji State University student Lauren Skarloken will be performing her senior recital on April 19. Skarloken’s recital begins at 7:30 p.m. in Bemidji State’s Thompson Recital Hall in the Bangsberg Fine Arts Complex; admission is free. Originally from Crosby-Ironton, Minn., Skarloken came to BSU in 2009 and will be graduating this spring with a bachelor […]

BSU students volunteer at 60th Northern Minnesota Science Fair

More than 60 Bemidji State University students volunteered at the 60th Northern Minnesota Regional Science Fair on Feb. 23. Volunteers’ responsibilities included making signs, assisting judges, monitoring the exhibit room, decorating for the award ceremony, setting up tables, running the registration table, assisting participants and cleaning up after the science fair. Approximately 150 students from […]

BSU launches blended social work program this fall

Bemidji State University will offer a bachelor’s degree program in social work that can be completed almost entirely online, beginning in August. The blended-delivery program, called the Social Work Integrated Model, or SWIM, is intended for students who have completed or are within six credits of completing an associate’s degree. Bemidji State’s program allows students […]

Bemidji State’s 44th Festival of Nations set for April 6

Bemidji State University’s 44th Festival of Nations, an annual celebration of the cultural diversity found in the campus community, is set for April 6. The festival will be held from 3-7 p.m. in Memorial Hall 100 in the University’s upper Hobson Memorial Union. Tickets for the Festival of Nations are $5 for the public; BSU […]

Gora delivers March 28 Honors Council Lecture

Keith Gora, an assistant professor of psychology at Bemidji State University, will deliver an Honors Council Lecture on infant cognition and how infants may relate objects to one another on local and global levels to develop a perception of the world around them. Gora’s presentation, “Exploring Infant Cognition: Infants’ Use of Perceptual Hierarchies When Processing […]

Visiting speaker: math perspective on climate change

As part of its lineup of activities celebrating March as Women’s History Month, the Bemidji State University Center for Professional Development, Liberal Education and Women’s Studies is hosting a March 27 presentation featuring climate scientist Samatha Oestreicher. Her presentation, “Beyond Belief: A Mathematical Perspective on Climate Change,” will be held at 6 p.m. in Bridgeman […]

Music professor, guest will perform March 27 concert

On Wednesday, March 27, Bemidji State University associate professor of music Dr. Cory Renbarger will be performing with fellow musician Dr. Sharon Johnson of Houghton College in New York. The performance will take place in the Thompson Recital Hall in the Bangsberg Fine Arts Complex on campus. The concert begins at 7:30 p.m., and admission […]

Professional Education Hall of Fame adds three

Bemidji State University will induct three new members into its Professional Education Hall of Fame during a dinner and induction ceremony at the university’s American Indian Resource Center, April 19. This year’s inductees are: • Randy Swedburg ’65 of Beaconsfield, Quebec, Canada; • Cynthia “Cindy” (Burggraf) Storhaug ’82 of Alexandria, Minn.; and • Tracy Loken […]

Talley Gallery presents "Drawn from the Balkans”

Ivan Ninov, considered the leading graphic artist in Bulgaria, will be featured at Bemidji State University’s Talley Gallery beginning March 18. Ninov’s exhibit, “Drawn from the Balkans,” will feature a collection of Ninov’s powerful, expressive drawings and prints. His style has been described as “monumental and harsh” while displaying Ninov’s “inner strength and power.” Ninov […]