Honors Council Lecture Explores How the World Views Americans

How does the rest of the world perceive the United States? Dr. Rucha Ambikar, assistant professor of sociology at Bemidji State University, will explore the various lenses through which the world views the United States to open the university’s spring Honors Council Lecture Series on Jan. 19.

Department of Integrated Media Unveils New $1 Million Home in Deputy Hall

Bemidji State University President Faith C. Hensrud, Provost Dr. Michael Anderson, Dr. Virgil Bakken, chair of Bemidji State’s newly renamed Department of Integrated Media, and others unveiled the university’s new Student Media Center at a ribbon-cutting ceremony in Deputy Hall.

Russian Composer Creates Enduring Classics by Breaking the Rules

Miriam Webber, assistant professor of music at Bemidji State University, will explore the use of a compositional practice known as “serialism” that was used by early 20th-century composers, and how serialsm’s strict rules impacted the work of Russian composer Dmitri Shostakovich, at a Nov. 14 presentation.

Students Explore Academic Programs at Annual Major & Career Expo

Bemidji State University students who have yet to declare a major were invited to attend the university’s annual Major and Career Expo, held Oct. 26 in the Beaux Arts Ballroom. The fair gives students an opportunity to meet with department faculty, student clubs and organizations to explore opportunities for study and involvement on campus.