From Africa to Minnesota: BSU Grad Student Studies Water Quality

Mirabel Tamukong came to Bemidji from Cameroon, West Africa to study hydrogeology in Bemidji State University’s environmental studies graduate program.

Graduate study at Bemidji State offers students the opportunity to achieve an advanced state of knowledge based on the philosophy, history, theory and methodology of a discipline. The ability to conduct research and to present results to other scholars and the community are among the professional skills obtained through the program.


MN State logoBemidji State University, located amid the lakes and forests of northern Minnesota, occupies a wooded campus along the shore of Lake Bemidji. Enrolling more than 5,100 students, Bemidji State offers more than 80 undergraduate majors and eight graduate degrees encompassing arts, sciences and select professional programs. BSU is a member of the Minnesota State system of colleges and universities and has a faculty and staff of more than 550. The university’s Shared Fundamental Values include environmental stewardship, civic engagement and international and multicultural understanding. For more, visit or find us at BemidjiState on most of your favorite social media networks.